University of Florida
2005-2006 Chapter Report
Advisor and Officers
Advisor: Kevin Keating
President: Blanca Rivera
Vice President: Sara Waters
Treasurer: Olivia Prosper
Secretary: Ricky Nettina
Number of New Members Inducted:
Number of Continuing Members:
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:
Talk given by David Sutherland, national PME president -elect.
Brain Bowl (like math-based Jeopardy)
Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the PME national meeting at MathFest in Knoxville, Tennessee?
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. :
We received a grant from the national PME organization to funda visit from David Sutherland, the national PME president-elect.The visit took place on Tuesday, November 8, 2005. During hisvisit Professor Sutherland gave a talk to our PME chapter,"Permutations and Tableaux: An Introduction to Algorithms in Combinatorics". He also met with the department administrationand with the PME officers, and gave us some suggestions ofactivities for our chapter.