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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.

Penn State Hazleton Council installs new officers

The Penn State Hazleton Council, the community leadership board of Penn State Hazleton, recently installed new officers and members. New executive board officers for the 2018-20 term are: Lisa Schugardt, president; Sharon Rohrbach, DO, first vice president; John Beltrami, second vice president; Betty Corcoran, secretary; Anthony Cusatis, treasurer; and Gordon Bigelow, J.D., immediate past president.

Penn State Hazleton offers application and financial aid night

Penn State Hazleton's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid will conduct an application and financial aid night from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, for students interested in applying to Penn State Hazleton. The application fee will be waived for those attending the event.
Penn State Northeast Regional Thanksgiving Dinner

Penn State holds first Northeast Thanksgiving Dinner

Penn State students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Thanksgiving holiday and similar holidays around the world by attending the Penn State Northeast Regional Thanksgiving Dinner.
Penn State Hazleton’s THON chapter will host its annual designer purse bingo on Sunday, Nov. 11. Members of THON at Penn State Hazleton are, from left: Christine Turse, chair; Eden Triano, assistant chair; Camille Principe, member morale captain; Meghann Principe, member morale captain; Dana Greenall, special events captain; and Charlie Karchner, family relations chair.

Hazleton's designer purse bingo on Nov. 11 to benefit THON

Penn State Hazleton’s THON chapter will host its annual designer purse bingo on Nov. 11. Doors open at noon and games will start at 1 p.m. in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium. The event is open to the public.

Wellness event coming to Penn State Hazleton

Penn State’s "Exercise is Medicine" initiative is coming to the Hazleton campus on Monday, Oct. 22, with a variety of activities to promote health and wellness.