Texas Phi Chapter Report

Institution: University of Texas at Tyler

Reporting Year: 2016-2017

Advisor: Lindsey-Kay Lauderdale

Advisor's Email Address: llauderdale@uttyler.edu

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

Permanent Faculty Correspondent: Kassie Archer

Permanent Faculty Correspondent's Email Address: karcher@uttyler.edu

Officers: President: Yansy Perez Vice President: Vincent Villalobos Secretary: Bryan Pennington Treasure: Marin King

Chapter Website: http://

Number of New Members: 37

Number of Continuing Members: 0

Activities: We had over fifty people attend our induction chapter's induction ceremony. Three weeks later, five students and four faculty members traveled to the Mathematical Association of America’s Texas Section Meeting, where the student participated in the Calculus Bowl and a Puzzle Contest.

Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present at the PME National Meeting this year? Yes, we have four students and a faculty member who are planning to attend. All of the students will present.

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.
Yansy Perez has won the Cranford Scholar Award and Ali Chick has won a Graduate Student Teaching Award. We have two students who have been accepted to graduate school.

If you were awarded a PME Lectureship, Conference, or Prize Grant within the past year, please briefly describe the results.
We were awarded a $100 Prize Grant. The Math Club and Texas Phi Chapter of PME hosted an Integration Bee. Sixty students competed by solving integration problems. First, second, and third prize cash prizes were awarded and pizza and beverages were provided to every participant.