The Akron Global Polymer Academy at The University of Akron assists the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering in creating and disseminating knowledge about polymer science, polymer engineering, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education by supporting initiatives in P-16 education and other distributive education ventures. Providing consulting and training services to the polymer industry worldwide, the Akron Polymer Training Center is the workforce development division of the Akron Global Polymer Academy.
The Akron Polymer Training Center (APTC) is the training division of the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering. Poised to meet the needs of our changing environment, the center strives to be the world's leading provider of virtual workforce development and training. We offer courses in Plastics, Rubber, Corrosion, Innovative Solutions, Medical Solutions, and more.
Upward Bound Math and Science is a federally funded TRiO program which prepares 9th - 12th grade students in targeted Akron Public Schools for postsecondary education. Participants should have a strong interest in math, science or engineering.