CONTACT: Rhonda Bentz – 303.916.0502
DENVER - On May 8, 2012, at 10:00 AM, Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System, will release the results of a recent economic impact study showing the impact of the 13 colleges in the system on the state and local governments.
The media conference will be held at the Auraria Campus Tivoli Student Union, 900 Auraria Parkway in Denver. It will be on the 3rd floor in the Baerresen Ballroom.
The study was done by Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI). EMSI is a professional service firm that provides economic consulting to colleges. Since 2000, EMSI has produced over 1,100 economic impact studies – many for community colleges in the U.S. .
The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) comprises the state’s largest system of higher education, serving more than 162,000 students annually. CCCS oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions. The colleges in CCCS are Arapahoe Community College, Colorado Northwestern Community College, Community College of Aurora, Community College of Denver, Front Range Community College, Lamar Community College, Morgan Community College, Northeastern Junior College, Otero Junior College, Pikes Peak Community College, Pueblo Community College, Red Rocks Community College, and Trinidad State Junior College.
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