Tooele • Utah's eighth applied technology college officially opened its doors in Tooele on Wednesday. Gov. Gary Herbert was on hand to cut the ribbon on the $15 million facility, which will offer courses in welding, professional truck driving, diesel mechanics and more.
"We have to have skills necessary to compete in a global marketplace," he said. "Not just to compete, but to win."
Herbert spoke of his goal to bring the portion of Utahns with post-secondary education from about 43 percent now to 66 percent by the year 2020.