Numbers cruncher

By: Beth Luberecki | Contributing Writer December 30, 2016 Patrick McDonald runs the data science master’s degree program at New College of Florida in Sarasota. File photo With the launch of its master’s in data science program, New College of Florida welcomed graduate students onto its Sarasota campus for the first time in its 56-year history. The inaugural class of seven students started the program in February 2016, with a second class of seven students in August 2016. The program was designed with a limit of 15 students per year, and program director Patrick McDonald expects to hit that number in fall 2017. “We were forbidden from recruiting students until after we were accredited, and that unfortunately came in after the recruiting season for graduate students for this fall ended,”…


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