Lansing Community College

The Center for Data Science (CDS) supports the operations of Lansing Community College through the analysis, interpretation, and effective presentation of data. With expertise in data-driven decision making, CDS delivers compelling reports and forecasts for internal and external use. In addition, CDS contributes a range of services to support student success at LCC including:

  • Data collection and analysis methodology
  • Grant support
  • Predictive model development
  • Statistical analysis
  • Student learning assessment
  • Survey design and development
  • System design

The Center for Data Science collaborates with all areas of the college to serve its mission and the values of the Higher Learning Commission. The assistance provided by CDS is used to direct and enhance planning and evaluation activities throughout the college, encourage the effective use of college resources, and support continuous improvement initiatives to better serve students.

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Mission Statement

The Center for Data Science offers institutional perspective and understanding by providing expertise and analysis in pursuit of continuous improvement to support the College's culture of inquiry and strategic decision making.


Integrity - honesty, ethical, reliable

Quality - continuous improvement, excellence, accuracy

Collaborative - partnership, inclusion

Supportive - willingness to help, encouraging, team

Solution Focus - problem solver, results oriented

Creative - innovative, resourceful, out of the box

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Contact Us

Center for Data Science

309 N. Washington Square
Phone: 517-483-1123

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