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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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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From left: Jaculin Scarcella, alumni and development stewardship officer; Rocco Formica, alumni chapter president; Christen Reese, director of development; and Gary Lawler, chancellor. The chapter oversees the food drive each year at the campus.

Alumni chapter collects food for community

The Greater Hazleton Penn State Alumni Chapter organized a collection of food for the less fortunate in the community during the Thanksgiving season.
Photos will be taken on December 5 in the Harlam Lounge of Pasco L. Schiavo Hall at Penn State Hazleton.

Photos with Santa, Nittany Lion planned at Penn State Hazleton

The Greater Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association invites members of the public for photos with Santa and the Nittany Lion on Wednesday, Dec. 5. All children will receive a gift from Santa and the Nittany Lion.
Jasmine Mena, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Bucknell University

Discrimination and wellness topic of talk at Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton will host a presentation about the influence of oppression on health and wellness at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Lion shrine at Penn State Harrisburg

Barron outlines Commonwealth Campuses' importance in modern land-grant mission

Along with educational innovation, research and service, Penn State ’s 19 undergraduate Commonwealth Campuses play a vital role in making Penn State a modern land-grant university, according to University President Eric J. Barron.

Events planned in Hazleton to mark entrepreneurship week

Penn State Hazleton, the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress and CAN BE held a series of events for Global Entrepreneurship Week.