Plastics Alumnus Opens Students' Eyes to Opportunity

Published 11.17.2009

Alumni News
Polymer Engineering

Keith L. JeffcoatKeith L. Jeffcoat, a 2001 alumnus of the plastics and polymer engineering technology major, recently returned to campus to speak with several plastics classes. Jeffcoat is a staff development engineer in R&D at Ethicon-Endo Surgery, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Jeffcoat makes the visit to Penn College annually, talking to students about his career background and trying to open their eyes to important career topics often not covered in textbooks, such as networking and taking initiative. He also hosted an open forum to answer questions about Johnson & Johnson's co-op program and its opportunities for new college graduates.