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Micro Mitts, on display at the International Housewares Trade Show in Chicago, was developed by Michael Paranich Jr., David Acker and Ramkumar “Ram” Jayaveerapandian, who met at Penn State Hazleton.

Hot idea

A new product will be hitting store shelves soon thanks to an idea developed by three students who met at Penn State Hazleton. Micro Mitts is a silicone attachment to prevent burns when removing a hot dish from the microwave.
Micro Mitts, on display at the International Housewares Trade Show in Chicago, was developed by Michael Paranich Jr., David Acker and Ramkumar “Ram” Jayaveerapandian, who met at Penn State Hazleton.

Micro Mitts

Micro Mitts, on display at the International Housewares Trade Show in Chicago, was developed by Michael Paranich Jr., David Acker and Ramkumar “Ram” Jayaveerapandian, who met at Penn State Hazleton.

Bilge Civi next to poster

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.

Marcella Moore with clipboard

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.

Cassandra Kelly in class

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.

Marcella Moore and Bilge Civi look at survey

Articulation agreements - Marcella Moore and Bilge Civi at New Kensington

Biobehavioral health students Marcella Moore, left, and Bilge Civi prepare a survey as part of their biobehavioral course work to be delivered to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margarets' New Kensington Family Health Center. Moore and Civi arrived at New Kensington by way of articulation agreements that allowed them to transfer associate degree credits from their respective community colleges and apply them towards a four-year bachelor's degree program at a Penn State Commonwealth Campus.

Moore and Civi reviewing survey

Starting at community college, finishing at Penn State

For community college students interested in earning a four-year bachelor's degree from Penn State, articulation agreements between a number of Pennsylvania community colleges and the University's Commonwealth Campuses provide access to Penn State degrees.
Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

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.
InventPennState event

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.

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