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A Family’s Heritage Helps to Shape Its Future

Manufacturing engineering technology student Andrew R. Klimek monitors a project on a piece of wire-cut electric discharge machining equipment.
Manufacturing engineering technology student Andrew R. Klimek monitors a project on a piece of wire-cut electric discharge machining equipment.
Klimek shares a close bond with his grandparents, Genevieve and Andrew.
Klimek shares a close bond with his grandparents, Genevieve and Andrew.

From the Fall 2014 One College Avenue magazine: A journey that began in 1941 with a 12-year-old refugee who learned metalsmithing to survive winds its way to a grandson pursuing a degree in manufacturing engineering technology. Read the full story.

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