Death of Professor Emeritus Frank P. Corcione, Ph.D.

    January 5, 2021

    The following is a note to the University community from the Provost's Office.

    Dear Members of the University Community,

    I am saddened to inform you of the passing of Professor Emeritus Frank P. Corcione, Ph.D. He died Dec. 30, 2020, at the age of 80.

    Dr. Corcione taught in the Department of Economics/Finance of the Kania School of Management for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2009. His specialty was in the area of labor relations. During his career, he served on a national panel of just 19 experts that evaluated the Federal Job Training Partnership Act of 1982 and helped to negotiate labor contracts for more than 20 labor unions and local governments.

    A native of Bethlehem, Dr. Corcione earned a bachelor’s degree from Moravian College. He earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Lehigh University. He served in the U.S Marine Corps from 1958 to 1962.

    Dr. Corcione is survived by his wife, Sandra, his two sons, Christopher and Matthew, and his grandson, Michael.

    His obituary can be seen here.


    Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D.

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