At a recent ceremony of Penn State Hazleton’s Phi Sigma chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, six adult learners were recognized for their academic accomplishments and inducted into the national honor society.
Penn State Hazleton’s annual diversity presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 in 115 Evelyn Graham Academic Building. The event is free and open to campus students, faculty and staff, as well as the public. Jamie Longazel, an area native and assistant professor of sociology at the University of Dayton, is the featured speaker and will address the topic of racial and ethnic divides in Greater Hazleton.
This semester, an oral history project at Penn State Hazleton has taken local immigrants’ stories to a website through Sites at Penn State in an attempt to educate and bridge divides within the community.
Professor Steven Accardi holding the two books his class published in the spring semester–“One Community: Oral Histories of Immigrants in Hazleton, Pennsylvania” and “Our Town: Oral Histories from Hazleton, Pennsylvania.”