The Education and Economic Development Committees of the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce recently invited the membership to join them for a presentation of the Economic Impact of Educational Institutions in Allegany County.
An extensive network of education opportunities is available in Allegany County; what is the economic value, contribution, and impact of educational institutions on our community?
- local purchases; operating and capital expenditures
- wages paid to faculty and staff
- spending of students from outside the region; room and board, transportation, personal expenses
- through an increase in the skill base of the local workforce
Dr. Cynthia Bambara, President
Allegany College of Maryland
Dr. Thomas Bowling, Interim President
Frostburg State University
Dr. David Cox, Superintendent
Allegany County Public Schools