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Gym to be named, dedicated during half-time of Sat.'s men's basketball game

The Penn State Hazleton Gymnasium will be named and dedicated this Saturday, Jan. 15, during an extended half-time of the Penn State Hazleton/Penn State New Kensington men’s basketball game. The game begins at 1:00 p.m.

The gymnasium will be named in honor of long-time Penn State Hazleton athletic director, men’s basketball coach and assistant professor of kinesiology Dr. Thomas M. Caccese. Caccese retired as the men’s coach in 2009 after 33 years of service and continues to serve as the athletic director and professor.

Participating in the ceremony will be Penn State Hazleton Chancellor Gary Lawler and Marty Ogle, athletic director at Penn State Mont Alto representing Penn State Athletics.
All alumni and friends are invited to attend the event which is free. A reception will be held in the gymnasium immediately following the game.

For more information, contact the Office of Development at 570-450-3180.

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