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Lauren Nietz organized a collection of more than 300 bags from the Penn State Hazleton community for children in foster care.

Penn State Hazleton student enlists peers to help foster children

More than 300 children in foster care will have a better transition experience thanks to the idea of Penn State Hazleton student Lauren Nietz and the generosity of her Penn State Hazleton community.
Lauren Nietz, seated left, is overseeing “Operation Duffle Bag” at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton student organizes ‘bag drive’ for foster children

Lauren Nietz is asking her fellow students along with faculty and staff to participate in “Operation Duffle Bag” by donating new or gently used duffle bags, backpacks, drawstring bags or suitcases. She will take all bags collected to Hazleton-based Brandon’s Forever Home, which will distribute them to children in the foster care system.
PSU and Lackawanna articulation agreement

Northeast campuses sign articulation agreement with Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College students who graduate with their associate degree now have direct transfer options to three regional Penn State campuses thanks to an articulation agreement the institutions announced Aug. 10 at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore.
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.
Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the first Global Advisory Council meeting.

Barron with crowd behind him

Chorus of voices speak up for Penn State at Capital Day 2017 in Harrisburg

Blue and white filled the halls of the state Capitol today (March 22), as the Penn State Grassroots Network joined forces with Penn State alumni, network volunteers and student government groups to meet with lawmakers to discuss the importance of supporting Penn State.
Kathy DeLeo, business consultant with the Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University, presents a seminar at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce.

Downtown Hazleton seminars photo

Kathy DeLeo, business consultant with the Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University, presents a seminar at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce.

Kathy DeLeo, business consultant with the Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University, presents a seminar at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce.

Business plans

A seminar series that Penn State Hazleton helped bring to the area addressed numerous topics important for those starting or expanding a business.
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.

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