Stark State College has been awarded $3.26 million in grants from the Department of Labor (DOL) and The Timken Foundation to fund oil and gas related labs and equipment, according to information released by the college in June.
The college said it plans to use the funds for course-related activities at the Energy Innovation Center in its downtown Canton Satellite Center, scheduled for completion this year.
The $2.76 million from DOL and $500,000 from The Timken Foundation will fund education training systems for associate degree and certificate programs related to the growing oil and gas industry. Stark State said it plans to offer programs in welding, water sampling and analysis, safety, surveying, industrial operations, maintenance and more.Click here to read more about this.
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