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High School Mathematics Day for Girls

When & Where

January 11, 2017; 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Boehm Hall

Goal

The goal of this event was to interest young women in continuing to study mathematics and to pursue careers involving mathematics, the sciences, technology, and engineering by offering role models and mentors.

Team

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From left to right: Sera Karahoca, Lyn McQuaid, Amy Lu, Ju Zhou, Dianne McCready, Michelle Savescu
 

Guest Speakers



Deborah Lynn Clauss is a Registered Nurse in the Burn Center at Lehigh Valley Health Network, where she cares for adult and children who have suffered serious burn injuries. In addition to maintaining current clinical practice, Deborah also works full-time as Nursing Faculty at Cedar Crest College.


Natalie A. Snow is Director of Institutional Research at Kutztown University. Since coming to Kutztown University in 2003, she has worked primarily for the Office of Institutional Research and is responsible for the planning, management, and coordination of research studies and projects including the analysis and reporting of statistical and demographic data.


Dr. Anne Zayaitz is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Kutztown University. She began her career at Kutztown University in the Biology Department where she taught microbiology, food microbiology, cell biology, and other courses for biology majors and for non-majors.

Support

This event was funded through a grant from the KU Foundation, and through the support of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Office and the Kutztown University Department of Mathematics.
 

Organizers

Lyn McQuaid, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
161 Lytle Hall
mcquaid@kutztown.edu
(610) 683-4415
Amy Lu, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
162 Lytle Hall
lu@kutztown.edu
(610) 683-4402

Photo Credit Kunio Mitsuma.