Alumni in Action: Emily Burnett

Meet Emily (“Emmy”) Burnett ‘17. She entered the MSA program immediately following her undergraduate studies in statistics, business, and sociology at Rice University. Upon completion of the MSA, Burnett joined Red Hat in its Raleigh headquarters and is currently working as a Principal Business Data Scientist. We talked with Burnett Continue reading Alumni in Action: Emily Burnett

5 Things You Didn’t Know about MSA Class of 2020

After one amazing summer spent at the Institute for Advanced Analytics, I’ve realized my classmates possess some unexpected qualities. Many may expect a group of analytics professionals to be reserved, serious, and glued to their computer screens. However, in only 8 weeks I’ve discovered a completely different picture. 1 – Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know about MSA Class of 2020

Bootcamp: The Long and Short of It

Analytics bootcamp at the Institute for Advanced Analytics somehow felt both shorter and longer than six weeks. In many ways it felt as if it flew by, but in hindsight, I can’t believe that my classmates and I were actually able to accomplish as much as we did in only Continue reading Bootcamp: The Long and Short of It

Alumni in Action: Jing Zhao

Meet Jing Zhao ’12. She entered the MSA program with bachelor’s degrees in advertising and English literature from China’s Harbin Institute of Technology, as well as a master’s in communication from NC State. Upon completion of the MSA, Zhao joined Deloitte’s Raleigh office, where she has built a successful career Continue reading Alumni in Action: Jing Zhao

Feed the Pack Food Drive

During summer bootcamp, MSA students, faculty, and staff donated $369 and 244 pounds of resources to Feed the Pack Food Pantry at NC State. The orange and blue cohorts competed to donate the most during the final two weeks of the summer bootcamp racing toward the incentive of a casual Continue reading Feed the Pack Food Drive