Penn State Hazleton

Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Ranalli, James Dotzel, Steven Principe, Cassandra Kelly, Justin Shimko and Assistant Professor of Engineering William Yourey stand in front of Bellefonte's historic Big Spring.

Engineering solutions

A group of engineering students at Penn State Hazleton is already getting the opportunity to put their knowledge and skills to use on a real-world project. They are working on designing a drinking water protection system for the borough of Bellefonte on its historic Big Spring, which provides water for about 9,000 customers.
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Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Garrett Huck teaches a class at Penn State Hazleton.

'I lost my hair but I gained so much more'

A health condition of his own led to a research interest for Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Garrett Huck and gave him the desire to help improve the lives of others diagnosed with alopecia areata.
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Meghann Principe plays with Sally and Mattie at Penn State Hazleton.

Paws to listen

Sally and Mattie aren’t who you’d typically find on a college campus, but they’re welcome visitors – and good listeners – at Penn State Hazleton. The Labrador retrievers come to the campus every few weeks with their handlers, retired biology professor Dave Orbin and his wife, Kathy. The Orbins raise puppies to be guide dogs for the blind through The Seeing Eye.
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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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Penn State Hazleton plans events to honor King’s legacy

Penn State Hazleton will mark the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with several activities and community service projects.
Pasco Schiavo, a longtime supporter and benefactor of Penn State Hazleton, passed away Dec. 29, 2018.

Longtime Penn State Hazleton supporter Pasco Schiavo dies

Pasco L. Schiavo, one of the largest benefactors in Penn State Hazleton’s history, died Dec. 29, 2018. His involvement with the campus spanned more than 50 years and included roles as a donor, president and member of the campus advisory board, advocate and instructor.

Penn State Hazleton holding SAT prep course

Penn State Hazleton is holding a course designed to prepare high school students who will be taking the SAT this spring. The course will be held Mondays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m., Jan. 14 to Feb. 28.
Christen Reese

Penn State Hazleton announces director of development

Christen Reese has been hired as director of development at Penn State Hazleton, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced.
Group of 16 female graduates, seated and standing.

Practical nurses graduate from Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton graduated 16 students from the practical nursing program on Dec. 18 during a ceremony in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium at the campus.