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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Latest News

Task force strengthens focus on academic integrity

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nick Jones advanced the University’s focus on academic integrity earlier this year by creating a task force to assess the current process and structure used to manage academic integrity cases and strengthen a culture of integrity.
Eileen Kuperavage has been named director of development at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton announces director of development

Eileen Kuperavage has been named director of development at Penn State Hazleton, campus Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.

Hazleton library closed during renovation; swing space open

The library at Penn State Hazleton will be closed through Aug. 4 for carpet replacement. A swing space in Butler 203D opens today (June 19) and will remain open for the duration of the project.

Hazleton alumni chapter planning Phillies bus trip

The Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association is sponsoring a trip to a Philadelphia Phillies game on Sunday, Aug. 27, and the public is invited to join for “Hazleton Day.”

Matt McGloin to speak at alumni chapter dinner

The Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will hold its annual business meeting dinner on Tuesday, July 11, featuring special guest Matthew McGloin. The event is open to the public.