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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
Sherry Robinson, associate professor of business at Penn State Hazleton, spent the fall 2016 semester at Bifrost University in Iceland as a Fulbright recipient. Here she stands in front of the Gullfoss waterfall in the Golden Circle cluster.

Hazleton professor completes Fulbright in Iceland

Sherry Robinson, associate professor of business at Penn State Hazleton, was selected as a recipient of a 2016-17 Fulbright scholarship to Iceland and spent the fall 2016 semester at Bifrost University in Bifrost, Iceland.
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Sixteen faculty members named first General Education Faculty Fellows

Sixteen faculty members representing various campuses, colleges, and General Education areas at Penn State, have been named General Education Faculty Fellows. The General Education Faculty Fellows Program is a new initiative of the recently created Office for General Education.
Professor Steven Accardi holding the two books his class published in the spring

Professor creates blog for immigrant voices

This semester, an oral history project at Penn State Hazleton has taken local immigrants’ stories to a website through Sites at Penn State in an attempt to educate and bridge divides within the community.
Professor Steven Accardi holding the two books his class published in the spring

Hazleton Oral History project

Professor Steven Accardi holding the two books his class published in the spring semester–“One Community: Oral Histories of Immigrants in Hazleton, Pennsylvania” and “Our Town: Oral Histories from Hazleton, Pennsylvania.”

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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2016

Following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.

Students and faculty honored for achievements at Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton’s Academic Achievement Awards ceremony honored 200 students for high scholastic achievement on May 5. Faculty members were also recognized for excellence in teaching, advising, research and technology integration.
Penn State Physical Therapist Assistant faculty members presented at the Combined Sections Meeting 2016, sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Physical therapist assistant faculty speak at national conference

Four Penn State physical therapist assistant faculty members, including two from Penn State Hazleton, presented at a national physical therapy conference held in Anaheim, California.