New York Alpha Pi
2010-2011 Chapter Report
President/Secretary: Kristen Zirkel
Vice President/Treasurer: Andrew Paulsen
Number of New Members Inducted:
Number of Continuing Members:
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:
Our PME induction ceremony took place on March 24, 2011 at Marist College's historic Cornell Boathouse. Twenty five students and two faculty were inducted. The keynote address was delivered by Dr. John McCleary of Vassar College: "Pi(x), mu(x) and epsilon: Primes and their distribution."
Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the 2011 PME national meeting at MathFest in Lexington, Kentucky?
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?
Olivia Brozek: Klaus Fischer research assistantship, PhD program at George Mason University; Michael Caiola: PhD program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Daniel Espina: PhD program at University of North Carolina Charlotte; Megan Joyce: Masters program at Hunter College (CUNY); James Kreinbihl: PhD program at Wesleyan University. Three PME student members are attending summer mathematics REU: Patrick Cummings, Jennifer Kile and Thomas Murphy. Five PME student members presented papers or posters at local conferences: Michael Caiola, Daniel Espina, James Kreinbihl, Eric Kopser and Emily Schroder.