"The work we do is essential, and the equipment in my wheelhouse is critical in a time like this [COVID-19 pandemic]," said Mike Shtur, field service engineer with GE Healthcare. In this photo, Shtur tends to medical equipment at Allegheny Health Network's Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, Pa. Shtur earned a biomedical engineering technology and electrical engineering technology associate degrees from Penn State New Kensington.
Cory Norton, 2017 Penn State alumnus from the New Kensington campus, sits near hospital equipment at Indiana Regional Medical Center in Indiana, PA. Norton is one of three biomedical engineering technologists working through the COVID-19 pandemic at the hospital.
Alumni of Penn State Kew Kensington’s biomedical engineering technology program are helping keep vital healthcare equipment working and hospitals running across Pennsylvania and the nation during a critical time. "“Hospitals would not be able to function without us, and it is rewarding work,” said one program alum.
Jason Rigone, executive director of the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation and director of planning and development, waves as he and golfers set off on the greens at Totteridge Golf Course.
Members of the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society pose for a photo on a green at Totteridge Golf Course. From left to right: John Spadaro '82, president of the Alumni Society; Shannon Josefoski '18, member of the Alumni Society board of directors; Kary Milan, director of development and alumni relations at Penn State New Kensington; Ashley Traini '05, member of the Alumni Society board of directors; Barb Arnold '82, '85, '89, member of the Alumni Society board of directors.