Institution: Skidmore College
Reporting Year: 2015-2016
Advisor: David Vella
Advisor's Email Address: email@example.com
Has There Been a Change in Chapter Advisor During the Past Year?: No
Permanent Faculty Correspondent: Mark Huibregtse
Permanent Faculty Correspondent's Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Officers: New York Alpha Theta Officers for 2015-2016: Sarah Markiewicz: Chapter President Cody Couture Vice-President Kelly Isham: Secretary-Treasurer
Chapter Website: http://
Number of New Members: 23 students, 3 faculty
Number of Continuing Members: 28 + faculty
Activities: In March, the chapter hosted a games night based on the British game show Countdown. Audience members were able to submit solutions to the problems using their cellphones. Our other (and main) event was the induction ceremony and dinner, held in April.
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.
Our secretary-treasurer, Kelly Isham, received one of four Periclean Scholar awards (a very high honor at Skidmore) for her senior thesis on elliptic curves over finite fields and applications to number theory and cryptography.
If you were awarded a PME Lectureship, Conference, or Prize Grant within the past year, please briefly describe the results.