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Join us for an ice cream social on Friday, August 21, 2015 from 3:30-5:00 pm at SAS Hall (in the hallway outside Room 2203).
Like many faculty who coordinate large courses Dr. Roger Woodard saw many challenges repeat themselves every semester in Statistics 311. Some students were very challenged by the course while others were bored. But with a large course primarily taught by graduate instructors it is difficult to personalize the course for each student. When Dr. Woodard and his colleagues realized that, DELTA could help. Read more of this deltaWire article.
It is with great pleasure that we would like to share the wonderful news of having Dr. Webster West being selected as the winner of the prestigious 2015 William D. Warde Statistics Education Award by the National Mu Sigma Rho Statistics Honorary Society. This award will be presented to Dr. West at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meeting in Seattle on Sunday evening.
August 8-12th, 2015 Seattle, WA at the Washington State Convention Center
JSM (the Joint Statistical Meetings) is the largest gathering of statisticians held in North America. It is held jointly with the American Statistical Association, the International Biometric Society (ENAR and WNAR), the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the Statistical Society of Canada, the International Chinese Statistical Association, the International Indian Statistical Association, the Korean International Statistical Society), the International Society for Bayesian Analysis), the Royal Statistical Society), and the International Statistical Institute). Attended by more than 6,000 people, meeting activities include oral presentations, panel sessions, poster presentations, continuing education courses, an exhibit hall (with state-of-the-art statistical products and opportunities), career placement services, society and section business meetings, committee meetings, social activities and networking opportunities.
2014 SAS Global Forum Washington, DC
The SAS Distinguished Professor award recognizes a professor using SAS in teaching and/or research and supporting successful student use of SAS. Dr. David Dickey, recipient of the SAS Distinguished Professor award, is the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Statistics, an instructor of the Masters in Analytics program at North Carolina State University and the co-creator of the Dickey-Fuller test for time series. He has been a professor since 1976. He has developed many innovative ways to use SAS – from the most elementary to advanced analytics and time series topics. He teaches data mining, forecasting and statistical topics, and supports SAS in many ways.
In addition to teaching generations of SAS users at North Carolina State University, Dickey has been a contract instructor and beta tester for the SAS Education Division, and has authored numerous statistics and analytics books. “Our most important initiative outside of serving our customers is ensuring that the next generation of leaders is prepared to use information to make wise, informed decisions,” said SAS CEO Jim Goodnight. “That’s why it’s so important to us to recognize Dr. Dickey, Kennesaw State University and the SAS student ambassadors for their work in advancing analytics training in higher education.