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Students urged to exercise caution due to possible mumps at University Park

University Health Services (UHS), a unit of Penn State Student Affairs, is advising all students to closely monitor their personal health and avoid high-risk activities as potential mumps cases at University Park continue to rise.
We Are!

Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize two people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Penn State Harrisburg and Penn State Hazleton.
Heather Paris has been hired as an academic adviser at Penn State Hazleton.

New academic adviser announced at Penn State Hazleton

Heather Paris has been hired as an academic adviser at Penn State Hazleton.
Nancy Coco head shot

Penn State Lehigh Valley employee retires after 23 years

Nancy Coco, who retired on Jan. 31, served in continuing education and community outreach at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus.
Penn State Hazleton blood drive

Penn State Hazleton THON, alumni chapter sponsoring blood drive on Jan. 23

The Greater Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association and Penn State Hazleton THON are teaming up with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 23 in the Evelyn Graham Academic Building at Penn State Hazleton.
Andrea Shook has been named practical nursing program coordinator at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton announces practical nursing coordinator

Andrea Shook has been named practical nursing program coordinator at Penn State Hazleton, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.
Administrators gather to sign articulation agreement

Penn State and Northampton Community College sign articulation agreement

Administrators from Penn State and Northampton Community College (NCC) signed an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of NCC students into 11 baccalaureate degree programs at 14 Penn State campuses at an event on Jan. 18 at the Lehigh Valley campus.

Penn State Hazleton planning Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

Penn State Hazleton will hold several events to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16. Students, faculty and staff have collaborated to plan events that will engage the Penn State Hazleton community in service while encouraging thought-provoking discussion.
Hazleton One Community Center Director of Education Andrea Kolb

Grant enables College of Education to help English learners in Hazleton

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition awarded Penn State a five-year, $2.1 million grant that is intended, among other things, to foster ambitious science and language teaching practices in Hazleton elementary classrooms that contribute to English learners’ academic success.
Marc Anthony Merino, Jr.

My road to commencement: Marc Anthony Merino Jr.

Marc Anthony Merino Jr. was one of more than 250 students to receive his degree at Penn State Harrisburg’s fall 2016 commencement ceremony on Dec. 17. He received a bachelor of science in criminal justice from the School of Public Affairs, with a minor in psychological science. It was a moment of triumph for Merino; it was also a moment that almost didn’t happen.

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