New York Alpha Pi Marist College Chapter Report

Chapter: New York Alpha Pi
Institution:Marist College
Report Year: 2012-2013 Chapter Report
Advisor:Matthew Glomski
Advisor’s email
PFC: Joe Kirtland
PFC’s email
Officers: President: Nicole Bender; Vice President: Marissa Proctor
Chapter URL:
Number of New Members: 22
Number of Continuing Members: all have graduated
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter mathematical activities this year:
Induction ceremony held April 4, 2013 at Marist College’s Cornell Boathouse. Keynote address delivered by Dr. Mark Hofmann, “Mathematics and the Art of M.C. Escher.”
Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the 2013 PME national meeting at MathFest in Hartford, Connecticut?
Chapter member Laura Tobak will be presenting a paper on research conducted over the previous year.
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.
Four chapter members were accepted to summer 2013 REU: Christopher Abriola, Fairfield University Nicole Bender, NIMBioS Elizabeth Galvin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Ryan Karpicz, Cal State University, Chico Four chapter members were accepted to begin graduate school in mathematics/science: Christine Gurdon, Oceanography, Old Dominion University Coleen Nemes, Chemistry, Yale University Robert Pagliaro, Mathematics, Stevens Institute of Technology Laura Tobak, Oceanography, University of Delaware
If you were awarded a PME Lectureship, Conference, or Prize Grant within the past year, please briefly describe the results.