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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.

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.
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Penn State Hazleton holds spring 2018 commencement

Penn State Hazleton's spring 2018 commencement ceremony was held Friday, May 4, in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium, with more than 100 students receiving their degrees.

Hazleton students receive awards in regional research fair

Students from Penn State Hazleton presented their research at a regional research fair at Penn State Abington, with several students earning awards.
Carl Frankel

Longtime faculty member named Penn State Hazleton's commencement speaker

Assistant Professor of Biology Carl Frankel will serve as the speaker for Penn State Hazleton’s spring 2018 commencement ceremony, which will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Dr. Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium of the Physical Education Building.
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Articulation agreements -Bilge Civi at New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington student Bilge Civi presented her research in biobehavioral health at the campus' Undergraduate Research and Creative Exposition on April 10. Civi, who came from Turkey to learn English in the United States at a community college, had planned to stay in the country for only six months. Instead, is pursuing her bachelor's degree at Penn State and hopes to become a university professor someday.

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Articulation agreements - Marcella Moore at New Kensington

New Kensington student Marcella Moore explains a survey collection process to her classmate at UPMC St. Margaret’s New Kensington Family Health Center. The project was part of her BBH 411 class in the spring 2018 semester.

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Articulation agreements - Cassandra Kelly at Hazleton

Cassandra Kelly began her academic career Luzerne County Community College before transferring to Penn State Hazleton. The path allowed Kelly to work and save money. The Penn State engineering major plans to stay in the Wilkes-Barre area and hopes to work in an alternative energy area such as wind turbines.