Where oh where can I find data scientists?

After attending the SAS Day at Texas A&M University on Oct. 2, I came away with a new perspective on some of the different educational offerings to help fill the analytic talent gap (which according to studies and research  continues to grow). In essence, there is a yin and yang of […]

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Pay nothing, gain everything: SAS introduces no-cost software for higher education

Last month, SAS launched our new no-cost software for higher education teaching, learning and research – SAS® University Edition. Available to students, professors, academic researchers and lifelong learners, SAS University Edition provides local access to BASE SAS®, SAS/STAT® software, SAS® Studio, SAS/IML® software and SAS/ACCESS® Interface to PC Files. SAS University Edition […]

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What are you doing to promote the Hour of Code?

Why is SAS joining hands with Google, Microsoft, Amazon and other corporations to celebrate The Hour of Code? During Computer Science Education Week, December 9 – 15, SAS and many others will draw attention to some startling facts: The number of computer science jobs is growing three times faster than […]

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Join the distinguished ‘corps’ of advocates supporting the Common Core!

Some things are just common sense, and having common academic standards for all states is one of those things. In a national milestone event, 45 states and the District of Columbia recently coalesced around a common set of standards for math and English/language arts. The process did not happen overnight, and there […]

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3 questions with 2013 SAS Distinguished Professor

Dr. Goutam Chakraborty, founder of Oklahoma State University’s SAS Data Mining Certificate Program, was honored at SAS Global Forum with the 2013 SAS Distinguished Professor award. The award is given to individuals for innovative use of SAS in teaching and/or research, and supporting successful student use of SAS. Last year, […]

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Online Teacher of the Year finalists share passion for technology-driven instruction: Michelle Licata

This is the third in our three part series about the National Online Teacher of the Year Award finalists. Click here for Parts One and Two. For the fourth year, SAS is a sponsor of the award, which recognizes an outstanding online teacher for exceptional quality in online K-12 education. […]

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Online Teacher of the Year finalists share passion for technology-driven instruction: Jen Currin

This is the second of three interviews with the National Online Teacher of the Year Award finalists. First up was Renee Citlau. For the fourth year, SAS is a sponsor of the award, which recognizes an outstanding online teacher for exceptional quality in online K-12 education. Through education initiatives and innovative resources […]

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Online Teacher of the Year finalists share passion for technology-driven instruction: Renee Citlau

For the fourth year, SAS is a sponsor of the National Online Teacher of the Year Award (NOTY), which recognizes an outstanding online teacher for exceptional quality in online K-12 education. Through education initiatives and innovative resources such as SAS Curriculum Pathways and SAS Mobile Education apps, SAS is a strong […]

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New Year's Resolutions and Classroom Technology

Or... How will you enhance integration in 2013? Teachers want to more effectively integrate classroom technology. The question is how to achieve that goal, that “resolution.” Teaching is an individual art. Over the past few years, professional learning communities and vertical teaming has improved collaboration. But in the end, an […]

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Work and life: combining passions

I started working for SAS more than 8 years ago. At the time I knew it was a great place to work. Everyone in the Triangle area knows that, but I wanted to work here to combine my skills with a passion. I went to North Carolina State University to study computer engineering, […]

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