East Central University
2004-2005 Chapter Report
Advisor and Officers
Advisor: Dr. Linda Braddy
President: Elizabeth Keiffer
Vice President: Melissa Carter
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
Albuquerque, New Mexico?
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:
Two of our members participated in the sectional MAA (Mathematical
Association of America) meeting held on our campus in April. They both
presented papers at the conference and attended a student workshop. We had a
speaker come and present a talk called "An Application of Cryptography to
playing poker over the phone."
One other speaker came and presented a talk on
a unique graduate program at the University of Tulsa.
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. :
Two of our members attended a conference at Cameron University, and these
same members also made a poster presentation at the University of Central
Oklahoma on research they had done with a faculty member in our department.
These two students will continue taking classes here through the summer, but
will begin graduate school at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in the
One of our members was one of the top 5 finalists for the very
prestigious "Nigh Award" given to the top graduating senior on our campus each