Statistics course examines students’ off-campus spending habits
Students in Associate Professor of Mathematics Rachelle DeCoste’s statistics class dug into that question this spring at the request of President Dennis M. Hanno, who wanted to be able to accurately represent the college’s impact on the community.
“My goal is to understand the impact that the college has on the local economy,” President Hanno said, explaining his interest in the class’ work. “One category of business that I would be interested in knowing more about, for example, is restaurants. How much do students spend in local restaurants? How often do they visit?” [Read more...]