Rhode Island Gamma Chapter
Providence College
2002-2003 Chapter Report


Advisor and Officers

Advisor: Professor Jeffrey Hoag

President: Jeff Richardson

Vice President: Brian Bayerle

Secretary: Stephanie Honett

Number of New Members Inducted:


Number of Continuing Members:


Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the PME national meeting at MathFest in Boulder, Colorado?


Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:


Our Putnam team ranked 115 nationally. The first year (I believe) we receieved a ranking.


A talk at our induction ceremony by Prof. Donna Beers of Simmons college, on what has driven mathematical progress in the past, and what will drive it in the future

Do you have any news about current students or recent graduates? For example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences. :

LAUREN RASMUSSEN accepted for graduate school in mathematics at University of Rhode Island, University of Connecticut and at University of Vermont.
BRIAN BAYERLE accepted for graduate school in mathematics at Penn. State University.
PATRICK BOLAND accepted for graduate school in mathematics at University of Vermont, University of Massachusetts. Patrick also spent the "semester in Budapest" in Fall 2002.