South Carolina Alpha Chapter Report

Institution: University of South Carolina

Reporting Year: 2015-2016

Advisor: Ronda Sanders

Advisor's Email Address:

Has There Been a Change in Chapter Advisor During the Past Year?: Yes, Maria Girardi, Jesse Kass, Matt Ballard

Permanent Faculty Correspondent: 

Permanent Faculty Correspondent's Email Address: 

Officers: President: Jeffrey Davis Vice President: Neall Caughman Treasurer: Dylan Shields

Chapter Website:

Number of New Members: 10

Number of Continuing Members: 26

Activities: We had a former USC student who is currently a Research Computer Scientist at NASA come and give a talk on Mathematics, Formal Methods, and Drones for our Spring Initiation. We had another former USC student who is currently a Data Scientist at 360i give a talk on the Value of Mathematics in Advertising.

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.

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