Data Skills Workshops

We partner with the Carpentries to teach essential data and computational skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research

Experiential Learning

Through applied research internships we provide career experience emphasizing problem solving, decision-making, collaboration and leadership skills in a professional space.

Student Advising

Academic and Career path advising.

Building Community

Foster an active inclusive diverse community of learners and practitioners.

Curriculum Development

Create a Faculty Learning Community to develop culturally relevant, project-based and data-driven curriculum that incorporates modern data science tools.

Career Connection

Collaborate with Career centers. Organize career panels and seminars / “Ask me anything” job talks.

News and Events

How to: Networking as a College Student

on June 15, 2022

While in college, networking is extremely valuable when trying to navigate life post-graduation. Networking allows leaders and peers in specific fields to give students tips, advices and knowledge about the various paths they can take to become established and successful. Networking begins communication with other professionals by putting a face to your name.

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The Value of Data Literacy

on May 25, 2022

4 Reasons why understanding data is key In today’s digital age, data is everywhere. Being able to understand and analyze data is known as data literacy. In both educational and professional settings, data literacy skills are vital to success. Data is virtually in every space. We are constantly looking at numbers, text, images, videos, and our personal data is always being collected as we are actively using our phones or computers.

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DataFest 2022 Recap

on May 4, 2022

Chico State Data Fest 2022 Recap On April 1-3rd, Chico State University hosted the ASA DataFest 2022. DataFest is an event hosted by the Chico State Data Initiative (DSI), organized by the Mathematics & Statistics department and Project DA-FANH’s project director Robin Donatello. Students were presented with undisclosed data on Friday and then worked through the weekend to gain the best insights into the confidential, real-world data sets.

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$25k Fellowship opportunity

on February 21, 2022

USDA offers a $25K fellowship opportunity for a student through Project DA-FANH Through Project DA-FANH, the United States Department of Agriculture is offering a $25k fellowship to one undergraduate student. The fellowship program will cover an entire year of tuition, provide funded research support and conference travel opportunities. If you are a Chico State student who is interested in pursuing a career related to Data Science, Data Analytics or the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences (FANH) domain and who has faced or faces social, educational or economic barriers, you may be eligible to apply.

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Our Partners

We could not accomplish great things without the support and collaboration with these organizations.