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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.
Leaders from five eastern Penn State campuses sign an articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College.

Five campuses sign articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College

Students who earn an associate degree from Luzerne County Community College can directly transfer into bachelor’s programs at five eastern Penn State campuses, leaders of the institutions announced Feb. 27 at Penn State Hazleton.
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Penn State Hazleton receives funding for entrepreneurship center

As part of its Invent Penn State initiative, the University today (Feb. 5) announced four new seed grants. Penn State's effort has grown to include 21 hubs for innovation, spread across Pennsylvania, including one at Penn State Hazleton.
Lauren Nietz organized a collection of more than 300 bags from the Penn State Hazleton community for children in foster care.

Penn State Hazleton student enlists peers to help foster children

More than 300 children in foster care will have a better transition experience thanks to the idea of Penn State Hazleton student Lauren Nietz and the generosity of her Penn State Hazleton community.
Lauren Nietz, seated left, is overseeing “Operation Duffle Bag” at Penn State Hazleton.

Penn State Hazleton student organizes ‘bag drive’ for foster children

Lauren Nietz is asking her fellow students along with faculty and staff to participate in “Operation Duffle Bag” by donating new or gently used duffle bags, backpacks, drawstring bags or suitcases. She will take all bags collected to Hazleton-based Brandon’s Forever Home, which will distribute them to children in the foster care system.