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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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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Members of the Penn State and local communities are invited to celebrate Constitution Day with on-campus events at University Park on Monday, Sept. 17, as well as activities at a number of Penn State campuses.
John Champagne leans on a chair in Lilley Library

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The Penn State University laureate, John Champagne, will speak at Penn State Hazleton during a presentation that is free and open to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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Penn State Hazleton professor Nargess Tahmasbi has received a scholarship to attend the largest annual worldwide gathering of women technologists.

Interested in starting your own business? Penn State Hazleton offers seminars

Interested in starting or growing your own business? Penn State Hazleton, the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress and the Small Business Development Center at Wilkes University (SBDC) are sponsoring a series of seminars geared to assist entrepreneurs.