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Math Honor Society Installs New Chapter at UC
Five Students to be Inducted Friday
Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern
The National Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society to hold initiation, installation
Utica, NY (03/03/2014)- The National Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society will hold an initiation and installation ceremony for a new chapter at Utica College on Friday, March 7 at 5 p.m.
Five UC students will be inducted into the society: Willarm Darman, Jeremy Dyer, Hannah Johnson, Steve Oliveira and Richard Paulsen.
To be inducted, the students met several criteria. They must have completed at least the equivalent of two semesters of calculus and two additional mathematics at or above the calculus level, which leads to the fulfillment of a major in mathematics. They must also maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in all mathematics courses, and a 3.0 or higher in all of their undergraduate courses.
The ceremony will feature installing officer Brigitte Servatius, professor of mathematical sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. It will be held in Willard Conference Room in DePerno Hall at UC. Family and friends of inductees are invited to attend.
For more information about Utica College’s mathematics program, visit http://www.utica.edu/academic/as/math/home.cfm.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate, pre-professional and special programs.
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