User group grants and awards: applicants needed!

Really! I did a double-take last week when a conference chair told me that there’s grant money available for students, faculty and SAS junior professionals but few have applied. In one case, there were no applications submitted. We're hoping this is just a temporary glitch, a holdup resulting from too-busy schedules […]

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SCSUG kicks off Oct. 31--no costumes required!

San Antonio plays host to this year’s South Central SAS Users Group (SCSUG) Educational Forum.  Instead of the usual Sunday to Tuesday schedule, this year’s forum is being held on a Thursday (Oct. 31) and Friday (Nov. 1).    But don’t worry – Halloween costumes aren’t being encouraged – the focus […]

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SUG Road Trip: Quilts, bats and boots in the Bayou City

Never been to Houston? November 5-6 is perfect for your first trip. Make plans to see some of what the fourth-largest city in the US has to offer; there are some famous visitor destinations - and some not well-known.   The South Central SAS Users group is holding its annual SAS Educational Forum in this […]

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Your FAV users group presentations

I know that for every SAS user event there are many people who aren't able to attend or who have to choose between two or more great sessions. So a couple of days ago, I started a discussion on several SAS users LinkedIn groups asking those of you who are attending SAS Users Groups […]

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Building a treasure trove: Donate your old SAS proceedings

For all of you whipper snappers (a loving term applied to generations younger than yourself) who haven't been around SAS since the beginning of time - like Phil Miller, Art Carpenter and Kathy Council have - you may not remember when SAS Users Groups conference proceedings weren't offered online. That's right […]

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Expanding a good thing: SAS Users Groups LinkedIn Group

In August 2011, we expanded the scope of the SAS Global Forum blog and rebranded it as the SAS Users Group blog.   Our goal was to create one vibrant and dynamic spot for content related to SAS users groups and SAS user presentations.   The result has been terrific!  Many new […]

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Student scholarship programs available at SAS users group conferences

Chances are you have at least one paper or research project this semester. If you are using SAS as part of a project, there are some great student scholarship opportunities to allow you to attend a SAS users group conference this year. You can present your work and build your […]

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Friday's Innovation Inspiration - Get a real job

There may be some of you who don't remember this song, but in high school and early college it was one of my favorites. "Get a haircut and get a real job," by George Thorogood and the Destroyers, really spoke to the rebel in me. Most of my rebellious days are behind […]

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SAS users lasso learning at SCSUG Educational Forum 2011

I’ve been fortunate to see a lot of the US through my work with SAS users groups.  My latest trip was to Fort Worth, Texas, where I saw my first rodeo and attended the South Central SAS Users Group (SCSUG)  Educational Forum.   tags: Junior Professional Program, scsug, US Regional Conferences

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Visit your customer loyalty team at the US Regionals

~Contributed by Melissa Perez, SAS Customer Loyalty~ Making sure our customers have a great experience with SAS is the goal of the US Customer Loyalty team. SAS has a wealth of resources available to our customers and the loyalty team is a dedicated resource to provide support and act as […]

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