Graduate Assistant Office Hours

UNA Room 170
Monday 3:00 - 5:00 PM
3:00 - 5:00 PM & 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 - 5:30 PM
Thursday 3:00 - 5:00 PM

UNA Stat. Lab (UNA 103)
Sundays 6:00-9:00 PM
excludes Sundays of Spring Break and Easter Weekend
Sunday hours ending on 5/3/2015

Student Internship Presentations

Thursday, October 8, 2015
25 UNA, Room 105

Qing Dong (SciMetrica International)
Wenhua Li (INC Research)
Michelle Connolly (Astra Zeneca)
Douglas Staves (QVC)
Stephanie Wentzel (Exelon Nuclear)
Edward Zale (IMS Health)
Jiawen Chen (TechData Services)
Yicheng Yu (LexisNexis)

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Monday, April 6th- Friday, April 10th, 2015

The Graduate Student Association will be hosting a number of events during the week of April 6th, including an Italian dinner for all graduate students. Be sure to check out the website below for the full list. Click here to RSVP for the Italian Dinner

Click here for more details.

Statistics Career Panel hosted by ASA - Philadelphia and WCU Graduate Program in Applied Statistics

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 6:00 to 7:30PM - 25 UNA 162

Come to network and learn more about a career in statistics from a panel of distinguished statisticians – each looking forward to sharing their varied experiences and answering your questions with unique insight.

Click here for more details.

Applied Statistics End of Semester Party

Wednesday, December 10, starting at 7:30 PM at Side Bar and Restaurant, 10 E. Gay St. (in downtown West Chester) (downstairs)

Celebrate the end of the semester with your classmates and professors. A casual gathering to mark the end of the semester and the start of the Holiday Season. Feel free to bring along family members and friends.

Advice on Being a Statistician in the Pharmaceutical Industry by Marc Duey, President of Prometrics Consulting

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 3:30 to 4:30PM - 25 UNA 162

This seminar is directed at students who are considering and will be searching for jobs in quantitative fields in pharmaceutical and marketing industries.

Careers in Statistics Seminar
by Richard Cole, Lead Statistician at QVC

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00 to 5:00PM - 25 UNA 158

Richard Cole will give recommendations and suggestions of ways to prepare yourself for a future job in Applied Statistics. He will also discuss the growth of Big Data as well as its application in a .com environment. At the end there will be time for questions as well as an opportunity to meet with him after the talk.

Seminar "Non-Inferiority Trial Design and Analysis: Challenges and Opportunities" by Lianng Yuh

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 3:15 to 4:15PM - 25 UNA 158

Non-inferiority/equivalence statistical tests are critical to the drug development decision process. In this presentation, a brief review of the history of non-inferiority/equivalence tests will be provided. The current FDA draft guidance for the design/analysis of non-inferiority trials will be reviewed and discussed. Finally, comments and suggestions for future opportunities and challenges will be presented.

Click here for more details.

SAS® SQL and SAS® Macros Training Workshops

West Chester University Applied Statistics will be hosting two one-day workshops on SAS® SQL and SAS® Macros on January 25th and February 22nd, 2014.

All West Chester University students and alumni are invited to attend. Admission is free but space is limited, so you must RSVP to Dr.Rieger at if you would like to attend.

Click here for workshop descriptions.

Click here for workshop material.

Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming Conferences February - August 2014
Click to see a list of the upcoming nationwide statistical conferences for February - August 2014.

Conference Reimbursement Form 2013-2014
If you are interested in attending or presenting at a conference, you can get reimbursed up to $500 per academic year. Please follow the instructions provided by this form.

Student Internship Presentations

Thursday, October 16, 2014

25 UNA, Room 119

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Name Internship
Megan Hoelzer AstraZeneca
Marc Baker QVC
Fenfen Wang UPenn School of Nursing
Pragathi Dayananda DuPont
Jeff Andrews Theorem Clinical Research
Youwen Zhang Nemours
Thao Nguyen AstraZeneca
Nicole Saputelli WCU Institutional Research
Yuhong Liu CHOP



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