GSU outlines $264M impact
According to study results, GSU’s statewide annual economic impact is $264 million, and it supports 2,778 non-university jobs, which Judson said include transportation, healthcare, retail and construction.
Grambling visitor spending had a $36 million impact on the state, and GSU campus events drew approximately 189,000 attendees last year. Of those attendees, 68 percent came from off campus, significantly adding to the impact from visitor spending.
Community contributions are also apparent, as GSU faculty, staff and students volunteered 147,000 hours last year.