Congressman Rothfus visits New Kensington campus

Congresman and students

Veteran Joseph Molinaro, center (blue shirt) explains to Rep. Rothfus why he chose the BET program at Penn State New Kensington as a career change after leaving the military. The campus’ program is one of only four programs in the nation to be accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. 

Credit: Bill Woodard

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. -- To get a firsthand look at hands-on learning in the STEM fields, U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-12), of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, visited Penn State New Kensington Aug. 23 and met with faculty and students in engineering and health care fields.

The visit to the New Kensington campus was a first for the congressman who was elected to the House of Representatives in 2013. Rothfus is a member of the Financial Services committee.



Bill Woodard

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