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New: UMass President Addresses Worcester Job Creation at Chamber Breakfast

Thursday, March 08, 2012

 

UMass President, Robert Caret

University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret spoke about the impact of UMass Medical School on the central Massachusetts economy during the The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce breakfast this morning.

Several hundred area business leaders listened on as President Caret discussed how UMass Medical School is playing a major role in the economy of central Massachusetts by creating jobs, attracting industries and developing a highly skilled workforce in the crucial areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM.

President Caret says UMass Medical School spends $81 million yearly on goods and service in Worcester. 

In his remarks to the "The Breakfast Club," a popular Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce event, President Caret said National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded academic medical centers like UMass are in  the vanguard of creating new products with world-changing promise and said the Medical School has been a major impetus for the presence and growth of the biomedical sector in central Massachusetts.

Several hundred area business leaders attended today's event at The College of the Holy Cross. To hear exciting plans for future partnerships between UMass and Worcester check out GoLocalTV today at 4pm.

 

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