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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