State College of Fla. gets $3.6M state training grant

January 10, 2019

State College of Florida will receive a $3.6 million grant to create a Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, a training program developed with local employers and the Sarasota and Bradenton economic development organizations, the state Department of Economic Opportunity said Monday.

“It’s just outstanding news for the region,” Sarasota County Economic Development Corp. president and CEO Mark Huey said. “It will benefit Sarasota and Manatee counties with training to supply the tech talent that our companies need.”

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