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Blue Ridge CTC Board of Governors Meeting: October 4, 2017

Media Contact Jennifer Barrett 304.260.4380 ext. 2111

Martinsburg, WV. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Board of Governors met at the Main Campus in Martinsburg on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. The meeting was called to order at 12 pm by Board Chair, Keith Unger.

Mr. Unger began the meeting with approval of the September 2017 minutes.

Dr. Checkovich continued the meeting by welcoming Brandon Crouch, Economic Analyst from Emsi. The College recently partnered with Emsi, an independent contracting agency, who performed an economic impact study to determine the value of Blue Ridge CTC within the local economy.

Mr. Crouch presented a review of the study, which included the College’s economic impact analysis and investment analysis. Highlights of the presentation included the College’s direct impact upon students, taxpayers and society. (see fact sheet).

Executive Session was not held. The meeting adjourned at 1:07 p.m.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offers more than 60 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as workforce development training.  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is conveniently located on Route 45 West past the Commons Center, at 13650 Apple Harvest Drive. For more information on Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, please call 304-260-4380 or visit our website at


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