On-Demand Webinar

Integrating SAS® Certifications Into HBCUs

Experts from the SAS Global Academic Program discuss our corporate commitment to historically black colleges and universities and explain how industry credentials provide a pathway to success for students entering the workforce.


About the webinar

While careers in analytics, data science and STEM are shaping the future, African Americans continue to be underrepresented in these areas.

As HBCUs strive to change that, SAS is helping more young African Americans seize exciting career opportunities.

This one-hour webinar provides a brief overview of SAS and our academic programs, explains our commitment to engaging with HBCUs, and describes how SAS supports teaching, learning and research.

What you'll learn:

  • What SAS certifications are available and how the program works.
  • What specific benefits these certifications offer job-hunting students.
  • How academic institutions can incorporate credentialing into academic programs.
  • Which resources are available at little to no cost for educators, students and researchers.

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About the Experts

Rochelle Fisher, Global Academic Program Manager, SAS

Prior to joining SAS in 2019, Rochelle Fisher previously was the Assessment Coordinator for Workforce Development at the Virginia Community College System. In that role, she created and implemented assessment plans for grants and projects at the system level. Prior to that, Fisher was the Assessment Coordinator for Salisbury University and established a university wide assessment plan for general education.

Liz Moran, Senior Global Academic Program Manager, SAS

Prior to joining SAS in 2018, Liz Moran spent 15 years serving in various administrative roles in public higher education, most recently as Assistant Dean of Academic Programs in the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University. Her experience includes working in admissions, enrollment management, student development, online education, global engagement and curriculum development.  

Cheryl Cass, PhD, Senior Global Academic Program Manager, SAS

Prior to joining SAS in 2019, Cheryl Cass served as a teaching professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University. Cass taught engineering students at all levels, developed new courses and directed the senior capstone program in her department. As Director, she focused on engineering curriculum development, assessment and accreditation, and student recruitment and mentoring.

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