Current Events

New Student Orientation

Visit the Applied Statistics Orientation PowerPoint to find out how to make the most of your time as a graduate student in the Applied Statistics Department!

Free Webinar for Students Interested in Pharmaceutical Industry

Thursday, April 30th, 2020 from 2:00pm-3:30pm. GlaxoSmithKline will share information with students about what it is like to work as a statistician in the pharmaceutical industry.

Past Events

WCU Applied Statistics End of Semester Party

Celebrate the end of the semester with your classmates and professors at the Rams Head Bar and Grill on Tuesday, December 14, 2017 at 7 PM! For more information, Read more about the End of Year Party .

Student Intern Presentations

Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

West Chester University students working at local companies will give presentations on their internships.  For more information, Read more about the presentations .

WCU Statistics Resume Writing Workshop 

Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM

This workshop session is intended for first-year graduate students in the WCU Applied Statistics program, as they prepare to seek internships.  (Second-year and undergraduate students may attend, space permitting.)

The session will feature brief overview presentations about resumes in general, and then experienced resume writers and readers will consult with first-year students in small groups (or individually, ratio permitting) to review and advise for resume format and content.

Please direct questions to

Tom Short

(, 610-436-2369).

SAS Workshops

SAS Proc SQL and Macros Workshops

The workshop for Proc SQL takes place on Saturday, December 16, 2017, while the workshop for SAS Macros takes place on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The link to the following zip file contains all examples from the SQL lecture and links to important Proc SQL topics covered in this session. The .kmf file is a SAS file that will be explained in the Macro seminar in January. If you have any questions or concerns, email For the definitions of SAS terms discussed in the seminars, consult the Dictionary Tables Reference Card below.

Dictionary Tables Reference Card


On January 25, 2018 from 3:15 to 4, Dr. James Godbold will conduct a seminar on Phase I, II, and III clinical trials. For more information about the seminar, Read more information about the Seminar .

Applied Statistics Newsletter, Fall 2017

View the newsletter for the Fall 2017 semester .


On April 6, 2018, David Morganstein, vice president of Westat, Inc. and fellow of the American Statistical Society (ASA), will hold a discussion in UNA 161 from 2-3 PM.

Life After My Master's in Applied Statistics from WCU: A Career and Research Journey

Read more about Dominique A. McDaniel's career in biostatistics after graduating from the Applied Statistics program at WCU .

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