BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford broke ground on a new academic building Friday that officials heralded as a “game changer” for the region.
“It’s going to spark the interest of students and be a transformative project for the whole region,” Rick Esch, interim president, said of the building, which will be home to the university’s current computer information systems and technology and energy science and technology programs as well as two new engineering technology programs.
Pennsylvania Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) echoed Esch’s sentiment.
“This is exciting for the region,” Causer said. “This is a game changer. I was happy to support this project.”
Causer’s efforts secured $6 million in state funds…