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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.
NEPA VA Donation 2018

NEPA VA Donation 2018

The Penn State Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton alumni societies, along with the Greater Binghamton, Greater Hazleton, Greater Scranton, Greater Susquehanna Valley, and Schuylkill alumni chapters, collected gift cards, blankets and clothing items to assist veterans in need at the Wilkes-Barre VA.

Nine smiling people standing with large check.

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.
Nine smiling people standing with large check.

Hazleton LaunchBox check presentation from Wells Fargo

Participating in a check presentation from Wells Fargo to the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress in support of the Hazleton LaunchBox were, from left, Joseph Clifford, Penn State Hazleton advisory board and downtown alliance board member; Mike Kashnicki, Wells Fargo senior business relationship manager; Jocelyn Sterenchock, CAN BE coordinator of entrepreneurial services; Mike Pany, Wells Fargo community relations senior consultant; Joseph Boretski, Wells Fargo senior vice president and business banking manager of Northeast PA and the Lehigh Valley; Krista Schneider, Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress executive director; Dr. Gary Lawler, chancellor, Penn State Hazleton; Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat; and Chris Pavlick, representing state Rep. Tarah Toohil.

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.
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.

Schiavo Open Doors scholarship

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.

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.
Micro Mitts is a silicone attachment to prevent burns when removing a hot dish from the microwave.

Micro Mitts microwave

Micro Mitts is a silicone attachment to prevent burns when removing a hot dish from the microwave.

Michael Paranich Jr.

Michael Paranich Jr.

Michael Paranich Jr.

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