Hazleton Oral History Project

The Hazleton Oral History Project is a joint effort between adult ESL learners taking adult ESL classes at the Hazleton One Community Center through the Concerned Parents of the Hazleton Area English as a second language program and first-year rhetoric and composition students at Penn State Hazleton Over the course of several weeks, adult ESL learners and Penn State Hazleton students met to co-author a story about the adult ESL learner coming to America and/or living in Hazleton.



Steven Accardi, Assistant Professor of English at the Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton talking to part of the students who were involved in the project.


Here are some links below on articles written about the research!

1. Hazleton Professor Creates Online Presence for Immigrants' Voices

Research on our Center!