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Study Shows SCAD Makes Powerful Impact on Georgia


And, according to the school, this level of retention notably increases Georgia’s earning potential and productivity ... winning conservation projects that have contributed to rising real estate values in the city. “Most visible are the buildings ...


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Study Shows SCAD Makes Powerful Impact on Georgia Footwear News 1 day ago Lauren Olsen © Provided by Footwear News A recent economic impact study revealed that the Savannah College of Art and Design generates an impressive $600 million annually for the state of Georgia.The report, conducted by national consulting firm Tripp Umbach, showcases the university’s “cultural, economic and charitable contributions” in Savannah and Atlanta on a yearly basisIt also demonstrates that 22 percent of graduates from the school stay within the stateAnd according to the school, this level of retention notably increases Georgia’s earning potential and productivity across industries.Paul Umbach, founder of Tripp Umbach, reiterated that the effect the school has had on its communities as well as the economies of Savannah, Atlanta and the state of Georgia in general has been notable“We have never seen an institution with a greater transformational impact on its local community than SCAD,” he said“SCAD is the cultural heart of Savannah and the engine driving Georgia’s new economy.”The university pointed out that via “entrepreneurialism and innovation, community-facing events and charitable endeavors,” SCAD’s students, faculty, staff and alumni have boosted the “economic vitality of SCAD’s hometown communities.”SCAD has also purportedly fueled the revitalization of Savannah neighborhoods, transforming and repurposing what the school described as “forgotten historic structures” into residence halls, classrooms and moreAccording to the school, the result has been award-winning conservation projects that have contributed to rising real estate values in the city.“Most visible are the buildings SCAD has transformed, and most important are the lives SCAD has transformed,” said Paula Wallace, president and founder, offering her take on the university’s impact.Beyond these influences, the university pointed out it has helped lessen crime and has helped form safer communities through initiatives related to public safety.Want More?How Amazon, Google & Artificial Intelligence Will Define Shopping in 2018How to Optimize Technology for More Consumer LoyaltyOutdoor Retailer, Dallas Market Center Executives Share 2018 PlansUPS Taps Wal-Mart Executive for a ‘Transformation’ Role Go to MSN Home More in Money Retailers that probably won't survive the coming year The Motley Fool These were the world's most powerful brands Lovemoney Richest and poorest area codes in the US GOBankingRates Highest-paid CEOs in 2017 24/7 Wall St. 25 top-performing S&P 500 stocks of 2017 The Motley Fool The best big companies to work for in 2017 Business Insider Up Next 25 hobbies you can turn into a business Money Talks News //> 1); } } else { // if we got here, we didn't find anything but scriptTry again later. setTimeout(checkAndSetAdContainerVisibilityRec, contentCheckTimeout); } } } function checkVisibilityAndUpdateRenderDataContextForElement(renderData) { if (!renderData) { return; } evaluateAdContent(renderData); } function evaluateAdContent(renderData) { var adContainer = renderData && renderData.elem; if (!adContainer) { renderData.adSizeType = AdSizeType.Inconclusive; } var adIframeCollection = adContainer.getElementsByTagName("iframe"); var evaluationResult; for (var adIframe, ndx = 0; (adIframe = adIframeCollection[ndx]); ++ndx) { // skip script-only iFrame elements var body = ((adIframe.contentDocument || (adIframe.contentWindow || {}).document) || {}).body; if (!body || !body.hasChildNodes()) { continue; } var childNode, hasChildDiv = false; for (var index = body.childNodes.length - 1; (childNode = body.childNodes[index]); --index) { if (childNode.nodeType === 1 && childNode.nodeName !== "SCRIPT") { hasChildDiv = true; renderData.adSizeType = evaluateElement(childNode, renderData); if (renderData.adSizeType === AdSizeType.NonPointSizedAd) { return; } } // Bug 1715559:[dl_ux][FF9.0] [Win7] - Advertisement is overlapping destination section // For FF lower versions (FF9.0), index may be negative and hence cause js errors // Add index value check to solve the problem if (index discernibleAdWidthThreshold && maxHeight > discernibleAdHeightThreshold) { return AdSizeType.NonPointSizedAd; } if (maxWidth > 0 && maxHeight > 0) { return AdSizeType.PointSizedAd; } return AdSizeType.Inconclusive; } function evaluateElementDimension(element, isWidth, threshold) { var dimensionProperties = isWidth ? 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