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Open-access textbook on the Holocaust co-edited by Hazleton sociology professor

An open educational resource textbook, “The Holocaust: Remembrance, Respect, and Resilience,” is now available for previewing by educators and learners. This preview edition is co-edited by Michael Polgar, Penn State Hazleton professor of sociology, and Suki John, Texas Christian University professor of classical and contemporary dance.
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Molly Wertheimer retirement

Molly Wertheimer, a professor emerita of communication arts and sciences and women’s studies at Penn State Hazleton, celebrated her retirement in 2022 following a career at the campus that began in 1983. Also pictured are Chancellor Elizabeth J. Wright and Interim Director of Academic Affairs Albert Lozano-Nieto.

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Vicki Blazer

Biologist Vicki S. Blazer will deliver the annual Mylar Giri lecture at Penn State Hazleton on Friday, Feb. 3.

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Practical Nursing Award Winners

Practical Nursing Commencement award winners are (from left): Brittany Cunnington, Andrew DeJesus, Jose Fernando Cuevas, Skylar Rebecca Duffy, Hayley Desire Hoffman and Hilary Marie Shershen.

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Hazleton Practical Nursing Graduates 2022

Practical Nursing Class of 2022. Graduates are (first row, from left): Mary Grace DaCunha, Shereina Latara Bryant, Skylar Rebecca Duffy, Alisa Erin Milnes, Brendaly Trinidad Coplin, Brittany Cunnington, Arianna Renae Welch and Christina Marie Brehm. Second row (from left): Alexis Paige Hinckley, Trinity Michaela Sockriter, Shakinah Quaisha Moultrie, Katherine Jimenez Badia, Jessica Miguelina Hernandez Diaz, Jose Fernando Cuevas, Andrew DeJesus, Abigail Santos, Jenny I. Mordan Diaz, Leydy Mordan Pimentel,  Jennifer Caraballo, Hayley Desire Hoffman and Hilary Marie Shershen.