South Carolina Alpha
Universtiy of South Carolina
2003-2004 Chapter Report


Advisor and Officers

Advisor: Professor Adela Vraciu

Permanent Faculty Correspondent: Professor Maria Girardi

President: Andreea Brezaie

Vice President: Jason Owens

Secretary: Amy Stout

Treasurer: Julie Emery

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 Providence, Rhode Island?


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

Career night: a discussion about possible careers for mathematics and statistics majors.

USC Showcase: a university-wide event; each department has a display that reflects the discipline. The mathematics department is represented by PME members, who show the displays to public and talk about the math department and PME.

The integration bee: competition open to all undergraduates at USC, organized by PME and the graduate students in mathematics.

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. :

Goldwater Scholarsips: Matt Elder and Jason Owens.

Paper presentation: Andreea Brezaie.