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Data Driven Student Alliance (DDSA) is led by a core group of undergraduate students who are dedicated to education and professional development on analytics and big data.  The DDSA collaborates with the IT/Business Analytics department at MSU and SBUS faculty, and industry partners to provide the student body with:
Training in various programming languages and data visualization tools
Opportunities for students to work with data analytics in a real-world setting and understand its applications across a wide spectrum of industries
Facilitating interactions between students, faculty and leading researchers in the field of analytics
In addition to hosting events and trainings, the DDSA promotes analytics internships and full-time employment.  In collaboration with the IT/BA Department, the DDSA works with industry partners on a select number of team oriented semester-long analytics projects.

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The Data Driven Student Alliance is a student-run club that aims to educate MSU students of all majors on the subject of big data and data analytics. The DDSA will host educational events and workshops that teach students to use powerful industry tools, and bring in real world professionals to discuss their careers and offer guidance and advice.


Student Organizations

SGA Class Status

Class III

Organization's Gmail address
Office and/or Mailbox Location (whichever is applicable)

SBUS 211

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Meeting Day
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
Meeting Time

4:00 PM

Meeting Location

SBUS 211

Is the meeting open to all students?