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Krista Schneider, DHAP

Krista Schneider, executive director of the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress, talks about the rehabilitation of the building where the Hazleton LaunchBox will be located.

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.

Frankel speaks at commencement

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.

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Chancellor at business startup series.

Chancellor Gary Lawler welcomed attendees of the business startup session held at the campus.

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Ellen Raineri at business seminar February 2018

Business Startup Series - February 2018

Penn State Hazleton Assistant Teaching Professor of Business Ellen Raineri led the business startup session "New Business Idea Boot Camp" held at Penn State Hazleton.

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Startup Week Livestream

Penn State Startup Week live stream - March 2018

During Penn State Startup Week, the panel discussion "The Entrepreneur's Journey: Learning from Successes and Setbacks" was live streamed. Some attendees at a group viewing and discussion at Penn State Hazleton included, from left, Chancellor Gary Lawler, Penn State Hazleton Council member Joseph Clifford and community member Fermin Diaz.

Hazleton LaunchBox THiNC logos

LaunchBox_THiNC logos

Hazleton LaunchBox and THiNC logos

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Hazleton LaunchBox check presentation from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo check presentation held May 18, 2018.

Participating in a check presentation from Wells Fargo to the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress in support of the Hazleton LaunchBox were, from left, Joseph Clifford, Penn State Hazleton advisory board and downtown alliance board member; Mike Kashnicki, Wells Fargo senior business relationship manager; Jocelyn Sterenchock, CAN BE coordinator of entrepreneurial services; Mike Pany, Wells Fargo community relations senior consultant; Joseph Boretski, Wells Fargo senior vice president and business banking manager of Northeast PA and the Lehigh Valley; Krista Schneider, Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress executive director; Dr. Gary Lawler, chancellor, Penn State Hazleton; Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat; and Chris Pavlick, representing state Rep. Tarah Toohil.

Hazleton LaunchBox sign rendering on building

Hazleton LaunchBox sign rendering on building

The Hazleton LaunchBox will be located at 13-15 West Broad Street in Hazleton.

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