Alabama Eta Chapter Report

Institution: Troy University

Reporting Year: 2015-2016

Advisor: Kenneth Roblee

Advisor's Email Address:

Has There Been a Change in Chapter Advisor During the Past Year?: No

Permanent Faculty Correspondent: 

Permanent Faculty Correspondent's Email Address: 

Officers: President: Katherine Carnley Vice-President: Katie Sipple Secretary: Josie Thrasher Treasurer: Olivia Melton

Chapter Website: http://

Number of New Members: 35

Number of Continuing Members: 20

Activities: We had a Mathematics and Computer Science Career Fair this year. Representatives from the federal government and private companies were in attendance to give information to students. We had our 10th Annual TROY MathFest undergraduate mathematics conference in April. We had about 30 talks throughout the day from TROY students as well as from other colleges. We had our annual Calculus Competition, there, too, as well as representatives from area graduate schools.

Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present at the PME National Meeting this year? No

Do you have any news about current students or recent graduations? For example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences, etc.
2 members have been accepted to graduate school with GTA offers at The University of South Alabama. 3 members were accepted to graduate school at Auburn University. 1 member has a summer internship with GE. Several members have received teaching offers at high schools. 1 member is the co-author of a paper to be submitted with the chapter advisor. 6 members gave talks at the TROY MathFest undergraduate mathematics conference. 1 member was accepted to graduate school at the University of Arkansas.

If you were awarded a PME Lectureship, Conference, or Prize Grant within the past year, please briefly describe the results.