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

Student Spotlight: Putnam Investments Practicum Team

With final presentations slated for the month of April, students in the NC State Master of Science in Analytics’ 23 practicum teams are now concentrating much of their energy on their eight-month-long projects sponsored by diverse organizations. This month, we’d like you to meet the Putnam Investments practicum team. Founded Continue reading Student Spotlight: Putnam Investments Practicum Team

Alumni in Action: Wes Ledebuhr

Wes Ledebuhr ‘14 is a Marketing Analytics Manager with Dish Network based out of Englewood, Colorado. Prior to attending NC State’s MS in Analytics program, Wes completed his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Michigan State University. He went on to become a high school mathematics teacher who was curious about Continue reading Alumni in Action: Wes Ledebuhr

Professional Perspectives

One benefit of being home to the nation’s first Master of Science in Analytics program is that NC State’s Institute for Advanced Analytics’ broad network of alumni and returning employers affords current students myriad opportunities to create professional connections. These connections, in tandem with a robust palette of dedicated career Continue reading Professional Perspectives

Alumni in Action: Connecting with Future Data Scientists

On January 19, NC State’s Institute for Advanced Analytics hosted its inaugural Exploring Data Science: A Symposium for Minority Students. The purpose of the Saturday event was to introduce those with a budding interest in data science to the ways in which today’s professionals use data to solve complex problems Continue reading Alumni in Action: Connecting with Future Data Scientists

Student Spotlight: The Home Depot Practicum Team

The NC State Master of Science in Analytics’ 23 teams of students are now more than halfway through their eight-month-long practicum projects sponsored by diverse organizations. This month, we’d like you to meet The Home Depot practicum team. Founded in 1978, The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement Continue reading Student Spotlight: The Home Depot Practicum Team

Student Spotlight: RMS Practicum Team

Twenty-three teams of NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics students are currently tackling their eight-month-long practicum projects sponsored by diverse organizations. This month, we’d like you to meet the  Revenue Management Solutions (RMS) practicum team. Founded in 1994, Tampa-based RMS supports a robust suite of flexible, data-driven solutions providing Continue reading Student Spotlight: RMS Practicum Team

Alumni in Action: Kevin Danchisko ’17

Kevin Danchisko ‘17 is a second-year Senior Associate at Ankura Consulting in Washington, D.C. Kevin learned about NC State’s MS in Analytics (MSA) program while conducting research for The Advisory Board, and became intrigued by the ways in which data could be used for process improvement. During his time as Continue reading Alumni in Action: Kevin Danchisko ’17