New York Alpha Lambda
Hofstra University
2004-2005 Chapter Report


Advisor and Officers

Advisor: Aileen Michaels

President: Daniel Lang

Co Vice Presidents: Jennifer Weinstein and Melissa Oddo

Secretary: Craig Riha

Treasurer: Jeffrey Haruthunian

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?

Christian Hilaire and Jennifer Weinstein will be attending.  Jennifer will be presenting a paper..

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

We visited the New York Hall of Science in Flushing, New York.  There were many scientific and mathematical exhibits, some of which were hands-on.

Christian Hilaire, an undergraduate student, gave a talk, "The Calculus of Variations."

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. :

The following students received awards:

Laura Fanelli and Jennifer Weinstein - Homer and Mairy Demetriou Endowed Scholarship

Pamela Smith - Sylvia Pines Memorial Scholarship

Christian Hilaire - Azelle Waltcher Scholarship

Daniel Lang - Outstanding Graduating Math Major Award

Melissa Oddo and Jeffrey Haruthunian - Faculty Award for Outstanding Mathematics and Education

Christina Pawlowski - Mathematics Department Tutoring Center Scholarship

Outstanding Sophomore Award - Leah Addy