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Northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies, chapters honor veterans

The 2018 Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park featured the Nittany Lion, fun and a generous community spirit. This year the day took on a giving component, as participants were encouraged to help the northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies and chapters honor the region’s veterans.
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Wells Fargo supports Hazleton LaunchBox with donation

Wells Fargo recently presented a check for $112,500 to the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress in support of the Penn State Hazleton LaunchBox.

Penn State Hazleton holding SAT preparation course

Penn State Hazleton will hold a course designed to prepare high school students who will be taking the SAT.

Nurse aide program offered at Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton is now offering a nurse aide program, with the first class of students currently being accepted for an August start.
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Penn State Hazleton alumni group hosting Arts Fest bus trip

The Penn State Hazleton Alumni Society is sponsoring a bus trip to the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts in downtown State College on Saturday, July 14.
University benefactor Pasco Schiavo, right, has endowed the Pasco L. Schiavo Open Doors Scholarship. Chancellor Gary Lawler is at left during the naming of the Penn State Hazleton administration building in Schiavo's honor in 2014.

Longtime Penn State Hazleton supporter endows Open Doors Scholarship

Longtime University benefactor Pasco Schiavo recently made a $35,000 gift to establish the Pasco L. Schiavo Open Doors Scholarship. Schiavo created the endowment under the “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” campaign and will leverage a 2:1 University match, increasing the scholarship fund to $105,000.
A camper in last year's Critter Camp at Penn State Hazleton studies his findings under a microscope.

Summer camps planned at Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Hazleton’s Continuing Education Office will host summer youth camps for students entering first through 12th grade in fall 2018.

College of Engineering announces faculty promotions

Thirteen Penn State College of Engineering faculty members have been selected for promotions, effective July 1, 2018.
Zugang (Leo) Liu, associate professor of business, will coordinate the program in project and supply chain management at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton to offer new four-year degree

Penn State Hazleton will offer a bachelor of science degree in project and supply chain management beginning in fall 2018, Chancellor Gary Lawler announced. The degree will be offered as part of a consortium with the Schuylkill, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre campuses. The first students will be accepted into the program for a fall 2018 start, and a full complement of upper-level classes will be offered beginning in fall 2019.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.