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Michael Polgar, associate professor of sociology at Penn State Hazleton, has been selected as a participant in the 2017 Memorial Library Summer Seminar on Holocaust Education.

Penn State Hazleton professor chosen for Holocaust education program

Michael Polgar, associate professor of sociology at Penn State Hazleton, has been selected as a participant in the 2017 Memorial Library Summer Seminar on Holocaust Education.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

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

Seed grants help engineering faculty team up for summer research projects

Four projects have been selected to receive funding through the Penn State College of Engineering's new Multi-campus Seed Grant program. The program aims to foster research collaborations between engineering faculty at the University Park campus and at the Commonwealth campuses.
Student receives medal from chancellor at Academic Achievement Awards ceremony.

Penn State Hazleton students honored for academic excellence

Penn State Hazleton's Academic Achievement Awards ceremony recognized students for high scholastic achievement and faculty and staff for excellence in in teaching, advising, research, technology integration and professionalism.
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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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