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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.
Bilge Civi next to poster

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.
Seedling graphic

Integrative Studies Seed Grants awarded to faculty across University

The Office for General Education has announced this year’s seed grants to support the development of Integrative Studies courses. The awarded proposals are representative of a wide range of academic disciplines, and include proposals from faculty at Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth.
Alonzo Williams discusses his product with Michael Polgar, associate professor of sociology, during the annual research fair at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton Research Fair winners announced

Penn State Hazleton’s Research Committee has announced the winners of the 2018 Research Fair.
Leaders from five eastern Penn State campuses sign an articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College.

Five campuses sign articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College

Students who earn an associate degree from Luzerne County Community College can directly transfer into bachelor’s programs at five eastern Penn State campuses, leaders of the institutions announced Feb. 27 at Penn State Hazleton.
Daniel Mansson, Ph.D., associate professor of communication arts and sciences at Penn State Hazleton, teaches a class at the campus.

Journal recognizes professor for research output

Daniel Mansson, associate professor of communication arts and sciences at Penn State Hazleton, was ranked No. 21 in terms of communication research productivity during the period from Jan. 1, 2012, to Dec. 31, 2016, in the journal “Communication Education.” The recognition notes that he is in the top 1 percent of approximately 4,000 active researchers.