Assistant Professor of Biology Carl Frankel is retiring after 44 years at Penn State Hazleton. He served as the speaker for the Class of 2018's commencement.

After 44, no more

Imagine Penn State Hazleton when the Kostos building was new, Graham and Butler didn’t exist, and construction on the gym was just about to start. That’s what the campus was like when Assistant Professor of Biology Carl Frankel arrived in 1974. And now, after Frankel’s 44 years at the campus, he has said his goodbyes as he moves on to retirement.
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Micro Mitts, on display at the International Housewares Trade Show in Chicago, was developed by Michael Paranich Jr., David Acker and Ramkumar “Ram” Jayaveerapandian, who met at Penn State Hazleton.

Hot idea

A new product will be hitting store shelves soon thanks to an idea developed by three students who met at Penn State Hazleton. Micro Mitts is a silicone attachment to prevent burns when removing a hot dish from the microwave.
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Siblings Camille, Stephen, Meghann and Michael Principe are all students at Penn State Hazleton.

Four siblings, one campus

“Principe” is a familiar last name to many faculty members and those involved with athletics on campus. That’s because four members of the Principe family – Michael, Stephen, Meghann and Camille – are all students at Penn State Hazleton this semester.
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Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Ranalli is leading the engineering program at Penn State Hazleton.

Engineering the future

Penn State Hazleton is the only campus to offer a degree in engineering with an alternative energy and power generation track. With the retirement of Associate Professor of Engineering Wieslaw “Wes” Grebski, Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Ranalli is now leading the program.
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Associate Professor of History Justin Nordstrom teaches a class. He has recently released “Aunt Sammy’s Radio Recipes: The Original 1927 Cookbook and Housekeeper's Chat."

Penn State Hazleton professor publishes second book

Justin Nordstrom, associate professor of history at Penn State Hazleton, is the editor of “Aunt Sammy’s Radio Recipes: The Original 1927 Cookbook and Housekeeper's Chat,” which he describes as a “critical reissue” of two different historical pieces with his writing connecting the two and adding historical context.

Campus to serve as site for Citizens Police Academy

The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop N Community Services unit will host a Citizen’s Police Academy at Penn State Hazleton beginning Sept/ 25.
Mark Tranguch has been named director of housing and food services at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton names director of housing and food services

Mark Tranguch has been named director of housing and food services at Penn State Hazleton, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.
Patrice Lombard has been appointed as the director of athletics, recreation and intramural sports at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton names director of athletics

Patrice Lombard has been appointed as the director of athletics, recreation and intramural sports at Penn State Hazleton, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.
first-year student early action

Penn State admissions application opens Aug. 1

This summer marks the first year for Penn State’s early action as an option for Penn State applicants for summer/fall 2019. Penn State’s applications open Aug. 1.