With education cited in this past year as possibly being a key to help improve Bartow’s economy, the opening of the Advanced Technology Center this week could be something that could work toward that end.
Polk State College’s Corporate College opened for classes this week at Clear Springs off State Road 60. It was built with $14.5 million mostly coming from donations on 20 acres just east of Bartow and its focus is applied technology. It’s a new kind of education where private businesses help the school develop programs and teach students with real situations and train them for the manufacturing world.
You are currently not logged in
By logging in you can see the full story.