LexisNexis is Honored for Championing New College Students

Prifeador Pat McDonald, LexisNexis VP for Technology Flavio Villanustre and New College Data Science Program alum Nicole Navarro (‘18) received the SUS Business Champion Award at today’s FL Board of Governors meeting.

LexisNexis, which uses Big Data to assess and mitigate risks for its clients, is one of several companies that embed New College’s Data Science students into their workplaces where they apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve real-world problems.

Nicole Navarro ’18 completed a practicum with LexisNexis in the spring of 2018. The project involved overlaying social network data with geographic and health care data to determine the best locations for drug-diversion programs. Navarro now works for the company as a software engineer.

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