Five Minutes with Tom Pinckney ’18

Current MSA student Louise Lindegaard recently interviewed Tom Pinckney ‘18 on his experiences at the Institute and beyond. They share a background in the sciences: Louise studied chemistry and geography at UNC-Chapel Hill; Tom studied biology at UNC Charlotte, then worked for nearly three years at Novozymes, a biotech company. Continue reading Five Minutes with Tom Pinckney ’18

Five Minutes with Sufyan Shahin ’20

Sufyan Shahin ‘20 and current student Jon Luettgen both enrolled in the MSA program after working as high school math teachers. They’ve gotten to know one another through improvisational comedy workshops that Sufyan hosts weekly as a way for MSA students to hone their communication skills in a fun, zero-stakes Continue reading Five Minutes with Sufyan Shahin ’20

A Howling Good SPCA Fundraiser

What event has candy, costumes, and critters all for a good cause? A Howl-o-Ween Pet Costume party fundraiser with IAA students at the West St. Dog Bar of course! Everyone had a howling good time voting for their favorite costume and participating in the IAA raffle! West St. Dog Bar Continue reading A Howling Good SPCA Fundraiser

Student Spotlight: Live Oak Bank Practicum Team

NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2022 students, in 23 teams, have commenced their eight-month practicum projects. After signing non-disclosure agreements, teams completed kickoff meetings with their sponsor organizations to better understand the context of the business problems they’ve been tasked with solving. Using the scrum Continue reading Student Spotlight: Live Oak Bank Practicum Team