South Carolina Alpha University of South Carolina Chapter Report

Chapter: South Carolina Alpha
Institution:University of South Carolina
Report Year: 2012-2013 Chapter Report
Advisor:Maria Girardi and Ronda Sanders
Advisor’s email and
PFC’s email address:
Officers: President: Pooja R. Choudhari Vice President: Purva R. Choudhari Treasurer: Kinsey Parrish and Alyssa Todaro Secretary: Marissa Brienza and Melissa Murphy
Chapter URL:
Number of New Members: 14
Number of Continuing Members: 40
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter mathematical activities this year:
1) Integration Bee It’s like a spelling bee but one integrates. 2)Sudoku Night First a talk on the math behind Sudoku. Then a Sudoku contest.
Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the 2013 PME national meeting at MathFest in Hartford, Connecticut?
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.
Daniel Grier has a National Science Foundation graduate school scholarship for his graduate studies over the next 5 years.
If you were awarded a PME Lectureship, Conference, or Prize Grant within the past year, please briefly describe the results.