South Carolina Alpha
University of South Carolina
2004-2005 Chapter Report
Advisor and Officers
Advisor: Professor Adela Vraciu
President: Mary Ellen Kustin
Vice President: Andreea Savu
Secretary: Amy Stout
Treasurer: Jeanette Wallulis
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?
Undecided at this time.
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:
Pi Mu Epsilon members ran the USC showcase for the mathematics department, displaying accomplishments of the department for local Columbia residents to see.
The annual "integration bee" was a team competition this year; each team had the duration of one song to complete the integral.
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 Pi Mu Epsilon members were recipients of various departmental awards:Grace Blakely, Matt Elder, Nancy Chalmers, Amber Hatfield, Mary Ellen Kustin, Jenny Lake, Derek Jason Owens, Andreea Savu, Amy Stout, Jeanette Wallulis, Corinne Sheridan.Andreea Savu will be pursuing a Ph.D. in financial mathematics at USC.