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Assistant Professor of Biology Carl Frankel

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Assistant Professor of Biology Carl Frankel

Longtime faculty member named Penn State Hazleton's commencement speaker

Assistant Professor of Biology Carl Frankel will serve as the speaker for Penn State Hazleton’s spring 2018 commencement ceremony, which will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium of the Physical Education Building.
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Articulation agreements -Bilge Civi at New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington student Bilge Civi presented her research in biobehavioral health at the campus' Undergraduate Research and Creative Exposition on April 10. Civi, who came from Turkey to learn English in the United States at a community college, had planned to stay in the country for only six months. Instead, is pursuing her bachelor's degree at Penn State and hopes to become a university professor someday.

Marcella Moore with clipboard

Articulation agreements - Marcella Moore at New Kensington

New Kensington student Marcella Moore explains a survey collection process to her classmate at UPMC St. Margaret’s New Kensington Family Health Center. The project was part of her BBH 411 class in the spring 2018 semester.

Cassandra Kelly in class

Articulation agreements - Cassandra Kelly at Hazleton

Cassandra Kelly began her academic career Luzerne County Community College before transferring to Penn State Hazleton. The path allowed Kelly to work and save money. The Penn State engineering major plans to stay in the Wilkes-Barre area and hopes to work in an alternative energy area such as wind turbines.

Marcella Moore and Bilge Civi look at survey

Articulation agreements - Marcella Moore and Bilge Civi at New Kensington

Biobehavioral health students Marcella Moore, left, and Bilge Civi prepare a survey as part of their biobehavioral course work to be delivered to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margarets' New Kensington Family Health Center. Moore and Civi arrived at New Kensington by way of articulation agreements that allowed them to transfer associate degree credits from their respective community colleges and apply them towards a four-year bachelor's degree program at a Penn State Commonwealth Campus.

Moore and Civi reviewing survey

Starting at community college, finishing at Penn State

For community college students interested in earning a four-year bachelor's degree from Penn State, articulation agreements between a number of Pennsylvania community colleges and the University's Commonwealth Campuses provide access to Penn State degrees.

Penn State Hazleton donors endow Open Doors scholarships

Joseph and Lillian Clifford have made a $30,000 contribution to Penn State University to establish the Clifford Family Open Doors Scholarship. The donation is part of the University-wide campaign, “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” campaign and will leverage a 2:1 University match, increasing the fund to $90,000.
Ryan Dougherty, the founder of e-commerce footwear brand TIME Slippers, will speak at Penn State Hazleton on April 19.

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Ryan Dougherty, the founder of e-commerce footwear brand TIME Slippers, will speak at Penn State Hazleton on April 19.

Ryan Dougherty, the founder of e-commerce footwear brand TIME Slippers, will speak at Penn State Hazleton on April 19.

Startup founder to give talk at Penn State Hazleton

Young entrepreneur Ryan Dougherty, the founder of e-commerce footwear brand TIME Slippers, will speak at Penn State Hazleton at 7 p.m. on April 19. His talk will be held in Room 115 of the Evelyn Graham Academic Building and is free and open to the public.

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