CS@COFC Student Receives Honorable Mention, Scholarship for Data Challenge

The Computer Science Department at the College of Charleston wishes to congratulate student Xandre Clementsmith who competed with teams from 45 universities in the 2018 Data Challenge, Spring 2018.

For the Data Challenge competition, all student teams were provided with the same multiple data sets and questions from a non-profit partner, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). Teams then analyzed the data and business questions related to their Bike MS program and presented their findings and results.

Xandre received honorable mention plus a scholarship ($2,395) to cover the registration and meal costs of the Analytics Universe Conference this October in Las Vegas and has agreed to mentor a team from the Data Science Living Learning Community and the Data Science Club in Spring 2019 to prepare for next year’s Analytics competition.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) is a non-profit organization based in  New York City with chapters located throughout the  United States. The organization funds research, advocates for social and political change, provides education, and sponsors services that help people with multiple sclerosis and their families.

https://www.teradatauniversitynetwork.com/Community/Student-Competitions/2018/2018-Data-Challenge

About Lisa Hase-Jackson

Lisa M. Hase-Jackson received her MA in English from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas and an MFA in Creative Writing from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is the Communications Assistant for the Department of Computer Science at the College of Charleston and occasionally adjunct teaches for the English Department.