Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Ranalli is leading the engineering program at Penn State Hazleton.

Engineering the future

Penn State Hazleton is the only campus to offer a degree in engineering with an alternative energy and power generation track. With the retirement of Associate Professor of Engineering Wieslaw “Wes” Grebski, Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Ranalli is now leading the program.
Read More
Developing relationships with other students is an important part of the STARS experience.

Starting as STARS

The Student Academic Retention and Success program (STARS) provides several benefits to students to increase the likelihood they will graduate on time, potentially saving thousands of dollars in tuition and fees.
Read More
Veronica DiBlasi reads to a child in the Northeast Pennsylvania Migrant Education Program.

Not so far apart

They’re all students, but some are just learning how to read while others are learning advanced lessons about finance, engineering and psychology. But together, they learned valuable lessons about helping others and working collaboratively.
Read More
Kathy DeLeo, business consultant with the Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University, presents a seminar at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce.

Business plans

A seminar series that Penn State Hazleton helped bring to the area addressed numerous topics important for those starting or expanding a business.
Read More
As part of their class work, students in RHS 401 used a robot that functioned much like a mobile Skype.

Connecting through technology

Classes between the Hazleton and Wilkes-Barre campuses took on a new element at the end of the fall semester thanks to robotic technology. As part of their class work, RHS 401 students used a robot that functioned much like a mobile Skype.
Read More

Latest News

Kimberly Lombardo has been hired as assistant to the financial officer at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton hires assistant to the financial officer

Kimberly Lombardo has been hired as assistant to the financial officer at Penn State Hazleton, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.
Nittany Lion in baseball uniform

Campuses host special fundraiser for THON at national championship baseball game

Penn State Hazleton, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a special outreach event on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the AAA National Championship Baseball Game taking place at PNC Field on Montage Mountain. The event, which is aimed at growing brand awareness and showcasing the impact Penn State makes on Northeast Pennsylvania, will also serve as a fundraiser for THON.

Constitution Day scavenger hunt planned for Sept. 19-20 at Penn State Hazleton

The Lectures and Events Committee at Penn State Hazleton has organized “The Great United States Constitution Scavenger Hunt” as a fun and interactive way for students to learn more about the Constitution and its history.
Penn State Hazleton Chancellor Gary Lawler and donor Bertil Lofstrom drop the banner revealing the new name of the campus library.

Penn State Hazleton library named Mary M. and Bertil E. Lofstrom Library

Penn State Hazleton formally named its library the Mary M. and Bertil E. Lofstrom Library during a ceremony on September 13. The building was named in honor of longtime supporters Mary Lofstrom, who passed away July 2, 2016, and Bert Lofstrom, who attended the ceremony. The naming is the first time a campus building will carry the name of an alumnus.

Penn State Hazleton library to host exhibit on food, enslavement

The Penn State Hazleton library will host a traveling exhibition from the U.S. National Library of Medicine titled “Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America” beginning Oct. 23. The exhibit will run through Dec. 2 and is free and open to the public.