Progress is not accidental.  A strong economy is the direct result of the research and development work being done on campuses nationwide.  

  • The people who provide necessary resources to the community—teachers, first responders, businesspeople, healthcare professionals—rely on their education.
  • Many well-paying jobs require either a college degree or vocational training. We should encourage students to explore opportunities found at an institution of higher education.
  • An educated workforce is beneficial for employers, as it provides them with the talent necessary to run their businesses successfully.
  • Many jobs take advantage of research and new technologies that are conceived on the campuses of colleges and universities.
  • The research and development happening at colleges and universities keep the local and national economy competitive.

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