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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Developing relationships with other students is an important part of the STARS experience.

Starting as STARS

The Student Academic Retention and Success program (STARS) provides several benefits to students to increase the likelihood they will graduate on time, potentially saving thousands of dollars in tuition and fees.
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University benefactor Pasco Schiavo, right, has endowed the Pasco L. Schiavo Open Doors Scholarship. Chancellor Gary Lawler is at left during the naming of the Penn State Hazleton administration building in Schiavo's honor in 2014.

Longtime Penn State Hazleton supporter endows Open Doors Scholarship

Longtime University benefactor Pasco Schiavo recently made a $35,000 gift to establish the Pasco L. Schiavo Open Doors Scholarship. Schiavo created the endowment under the “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” campaign and will leverage a 2:1 University match, increasing the scholarship fund to $105,000.
A camper in last year's Critter Camp at Penn State Hazleton studies his findings under a microscope.

Summer camps planned at Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton’s Continuing Education Office will host summer youth camps for students entering first through 12th grade in fall 2018.

College of Engineering announces faculty promotions

Thirteen Penn State College of Engineering faculty members have been selected for promotions, effective July 1, 2018.
Zugang (Leo) Liu, associate professor of business, will coordinate the program in project and supply chain management at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton to offer new four-year degree

Penn State Hazleton will offer a bachelor of science degree in project and supply chain management beginning in fall 2018, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced. The degree will be offered as part of a consortium with the Schuylkill, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre campuses. The first students will be accepted into the program for a fall 2018 start, and a full complement of upper-level classes will be offered beginning in fall 2019.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

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