On October 20th, 2010 (20.10.2010), the world celebrated the first World Statistics Day to raise awareness of the many achievements of official statistics premised on the core values of service, professionalism, and integrity.
The beach trip is an opportunity for faculty, staff, students and friends of the Department to get to know each other, build a friendship and networking, while enjoying the beautiful Carolina beach, food, games and nice weather.
In his letter notifying Butch of his appointment, Dean Solomon said, "This title of distinction is awarded in recognition of your sustained record of high scholarship and, in particular, your signal contributions to the design of clinical trials. Your appointment as the first Cox Professor pays fitting tribute to the legacy of Dr. Cox."
This is the highest award bestowed by NC State in recognition of faculty career accomplishments.