Barry Turner is a linebacker for the 49ers at UNC Charlotte. He is also expecting to graduate with his master's degree in Data Science and Business Analytics in December 2022. As a lover of both sports and math, Barry also participated in the sports analytics program by interning with multiple university teams. Check out the full interview with Barry below!
Khabiyrul Gainey graduated in the spring of 2021 with a double master’s in Accounting and Data Science and Business Analytics. He also just welcomed a new baby boy, Khainur Millah Gainey, into the world a few weeks ago!
What drew you to studying data science?
While working on my undergraduate degree, I completed several...Read more
The beginning of the 2022-2023 academic year brought two of our students some positive news when they were awarded the IT Serve Alliance Scholarship. ITServe CSR (corporate social responsibility) supports underrepresented students interested in...Read more
As we get closer to the start of the fall semester, the School of Data Science would like to welcome Alexandria Bynum as the new vice president of the School's Student Council. Read more to learn about Alexandria and her plans for the coming school year!
Hometown: Lincolnton, NC
As we get closer to the start of the fall semester, the School of Data Science would like to welcome Griffin Corriher as the new president of the School's Student Council. Read more to learn about Griffin and his plans for the coming school year!
Hometown: Salisbury,...Read more
Andrew Davis, a current graduate student in the Data Science and Business Analytics degree program at UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science, completed a twelve week volunteer project in May for the nonprofit organization Care Ring. This project involved developing strategies to increase...Read more
This summer, the nonprofit organization Strength In Numbers is offering its first round of camps at four locations across the country. This is the first free sports analytics summer camp to become available for high school juniors and...Read more
Sullivan Crouse is on track to becoming a member of the second class of undergraduates to receive a Bachelor’s in data science at UNC Charlotte. The School of Data Science celebrated its first graduating class this past...Read more
Student Spotlight: Nancy Rios received her Master’s degree in Healthcare Informatics and Analytics last Friday and currently works as a Data Research Analyst at OrthoCarolina Research Institute.
Why Data Science?
I chose data science because I wanted to make an impact in...Read more
As we take time to acknowledge some of our graduates this spring, it is always interesting to explore each students’ unique story of how he or she first became interested in data science.Read more