# Alabama Eta

Troy State University

2004-2005 Chapter Report

**Advisor and Officers**

Advisor: Ken Roblee

President: Joe Frye

Vice President: Dia Baugh

Secretary: Ralph Wilson

Treasurer: Michael Dasinger

Webmaster: Eric Cleckler

Historian: Lynn Dzanbazoff

**Number of New Members Inducted:**

13.

**Number of Continuing Members: **

16.

**Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the PME national meeting at MathFest in
Albuquerque, New Mexico? **

Yes.

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

We held "Troy MathFest 2005," on March 3, 2005. This was a statewide
undergraduate mathematics conference, which included 21 presentations, a
calculus competition, graduate school information booth, and a drawing for door
prizes.

We started up a "Math Movie Night," where we get together and watch a
math-related movie or TV show.

**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. :**

Graduate School:

1. Julian Allagan was accepted to graduate school at Auburn University.

2. Michael Dasinger was accepted into optometry school at UAB.

Awards:

1. Julian Allagan won the Troy Math Department's Virgil Collins award for the
highest math GPA.

2. Eric Cleckler won the Troy Top Computer Science student award.

Presentations:

1. Julian Allagan gave 4 presentations at the Troy Math Seminar; gave a
presentation at the 24th Annual Mathematics Symposium at Western Kentucky
University; gave a presentation at the Alabama Association of College Teachers
of Mathematics Conference; gave a presentation at the TROY MathFest 2005; gave a
presentation at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science.

2. Ralph Wilson gave 2 presentations at the Troy Math Seminar; gave a
presentation at the TROY MathFest 2005.

3. Dia Baugh won 3rd place in the Calculus Competition at the TROY MathFest
2005.

4. Brooke Justice gave a presentation at the TROY MathFest 2005.

5. Joe Frye gave a presentation at the TROY MathFest 2005.

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