Student Profile: Kavya Sri Kasula
Kavya Sri Kasula is currently a graduate student working in Data Science while studying for a Master's degree in Information Systems with a focus on Business Analytics. Kavya expects to graduate in May 2023.
Student Profiles: Kavya Sri Kasula
Kavya Sri Kasula is currently a graduate student working in Data Science while studying for a Master's degree in Information Systems with a focus on Business Analytics. Kavya expects to graduate in May 2023. Kavya previously worked for Data Center Operations before moving to work in Data Science.
Kavya's supervisor, Ed Presutti, had this to say about Kavya, "Kavya has been instrumental in the development of the new data warehouse along with a number of other projects in Data Science where she has demonstrated professional quality technical skills."
Why did you choose Marist?
Marist College's excellent graduate programs in Information Systems, diverse environment, and strong foundation in the field's technical and business aspects made Marist my top choice. Its location in New York's Hudson Valley region provides access to leading technology companies, offering opportunities for internships and networking. Additionally, the faculty comprises of highly experienced professionals who foster a supportive learning environment and encourage students to focus on gaining hands-on experience and networking opportunities.
What is your favorite thing about working in Data Science?
The Data Science department at Marist College offers a diverse environment and equal opportunities for growth, which I greatly appreciate. Through my coursework, I have gained hands-on experience working on real-world projects, with ample encouragement and support from the faculty to learn new skills. I feel enthusiastic about my studies, projects, and have received the benefit of industry experience from senior management, which has provided valuable insights into the field.
What is your favorite thing about Marist?
I enjoy the refreshing and calming nature of the Hudson River at Marist College. I appreciate the college's support for innovative student ideas and their focus on ensuring student success, which is reflected in their Joint Study Program, fellowships, and internships. I admire Marist's interactive approach toward students and its commitment to identifying and solving any problems students may face. The welcoming and supportive environment at Marist is highly attractive and an admirable feature of the college.
When you graduate, what do you hope to be able to do?
After finishing my program at Marist College, I am to put into practice the professional and personal skills that I have gained over the past two years. The coursework has strengthened me with improved leadership skills, data analytical skills, and a better understanding of human behavior, which are essential in making informed decisions. I am excited to utilize these acquired skills and knowledge to make a positive impact in the filed of Information Systems and strive toward achieving my career goals.