Student Chapter News

Grand Valley State University

The student chapter of the MAA is petitioning for membership in Pi Mu Epsilon. Monica Simon has been elected President. Additional information about the club is available on the Internet (World Wide Web) at\~fishbacp\mthclub.htm.

Hillsdale College

The Michigan Delta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon was installed in April 1997.

Michigan Technological University

The MTU Math Society is engaged in the study of Applied Geometry.

Oakland University

After an award-winning year in 1996-97, the Students for the Advancement of Mathematics (S.A.M.) plan speakers and others activities this year, beginning with a lecture on the Mackinac Bridge by John Ginther (EMU).

Siena Heights College

Angela Root is the president of the Mathematical Association of Siena Scholars (a charter MAA student club). The club sponsored a Las Vegas night during the college homecoming weekend.

University of Michigan-Flint

Student Union for Mathematics (S.U.M.) is a Student Chapter of the MAA. Its 1997-98 officers are Kevin Hewitt and Kristy Nickels, Co-presidents; Jason Holt, Secretary; and Cathy Hocken and Carrie Ranville, Co-treasurers. The club is considering hosting another career fair in the spring, as they did two years ago.

Western Michigan University

The 1997-98 officers of Pi Mu Epsilon are Robert Walk, President; Christopher Poisson, Vice-President; Sean Chapin, Secretary; Matthew Schipper, Treasurer; and Linda Eroh, Graduate Student Representative. Recent Pi Mu Epsilon speakers were Allen Schwenk (WMU), Peter Hilton (SUNY at Binghamton, and University of Central Florida), Jean Pedersen (Santa Clara University), and Carl Metzler (Pharmacia & Upjohn, retired).

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