Statistics in the Community (STATCOM) at Michigan State University
Mission: The mission of the Statistics in the Community (STATCOM) Network is:
To provide pro bono statistical consulting to local nonprofit, governmental, and community service organizations
To engage students in voluntary, service-oriented statistical consulting and leadership.
To promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our local communities.
Vision: The vision of the Statistics in the Community (STATCOM) Network is:
To apply statistical methods and principles to have a positive impact on communities and institutions that serve those communities
To increase communication and collaboration among student statisticians engaged in service-oriented statistics.
CSTAT supports STATCOM and mentors the volunteer student consultants.
Members: Graduate students from quantitative sciences and advanced undergraduate students with a solid statistics background. New members: If you would like to join, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and sign up at RSO website: https://msu.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/statcom Typically, project teams consist of 2-3 students with a team leader chosen among them, and there are regular all-group meetings during the semesters. Constitution
For clients: If you have a project that you want to talk to us about, please email email@example.com. Client MOU
Background: Statistics in the Community (STATCOM) is a student-run volunteer organization started in 2001 at Purdue University's Department of Statistics. With support from a Member Initiatives Grant from the American Statistical Association (ASA), a network of Statistics in the Community (STATCOM) programs was started in 2006. Link
STATCOM Flyer: Link