The Department of Mathematics is so excited to recognize our Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates!
BS Math: Actuarial Science
Hannah Holland is from Dunlap, TN and is graduating in spring 2021. She has worked as a Scholars Program Intern at Unum from Sept 2018-May 2020 and has been employed as an Actuarial Intern there since June of 2020. She hopes to pursue a career as an actuary in an Actuarial Development Program in Chattanooga. Her favorite memory at UTC was taking Calculus 2 and Calculus 3 with Dr. Boris Belinskiy.
Bethany Taylor is from Medina, TN and graduated in December of 2020. She is looking to begin her career as an Underwriter and wants to be an expert in this field so she wan be the person other people go to for help and questions. One of her favorite memories was taking Calculus 2 with Dr. Ossama Saleh. She also enjoy group study session with other math majors.
BS Math: General Mathematics
Nathan Sheppard is from Morgan Hill, CA and is graduating in spring 2021. He hopes he can find a position where he can try to make a difference in his community and provide for his family. He favorite memory has been how the mathematics faculty has helped him succeed in school despite everything else going on in his life.
BS Math: STEM Education
Victoria Arthur is from Ocoee, TN and is graduating in spring 2021. She is currently planning to enter the education field as a certified math teacher for grades 7-12. She hopes to obtain a master’s degree in mathematics after teaching a couple of years. Her favorite memories have been those studying with other math majors. It became a time for everyone to relate to each other and grow our friendships.
Alyse Rietveld is from Syracuse, Indiana and is graduating in spring 2021. She will be pursuing her Master’s degree in Mathematics Education in the fall here at UTC. Her favorite memory was her time as an orientation leader. It was her responsibility to show new math majors the department and help prepare them for the next 4 years.
Bailey Sudduth is from Shelbyville, TN and is graduating in spring 2021. She will be attending graduate school in the fall at Middle Tennessee State University to pursue her Master’s degree in Mathematics.
MS Math: Applied Mathematics
Alexis Jackson is from Hixson, TN and is graduating in spring 2021. She is a graduate of the UTC Undergraduate program here at UTC and has been a Scholar Intern at Unum’s Voluntary Benefits Pricing and Experience Analysis actuarial team since June 2020. She hopes to work full-time at Unum in the Finance or Underwriting department. Her favorite memories involve the Math Club events such as Mathsgiving and Pi Day.
MS Math: Pre-Professional
Maame Korsah is Takoradi, Ghana and is graduating in spring 2021. She plans to continue her education here at UTC in the fall as she enters the Ph.D. Computational Science: Computational and Applied Mathematics program. She aspires to be a Math professor in the future.
Danielle Layne is from Arlington, TX and is graduating in spring 2021. She plans to teach at the Community College level or at a University. Her favorite memories included the Pie in the Face Pi Day celebration sponsored by the Math club where she got to pie two of her professors in the face and assisting the math department to move to their new location.
Ph.D. Computational Engineering: Computational and Applied Mathematics
Michael Corley is from here in Chattanooga, TN and is graduating in spring 2021. He is a graduate of the UTC Mathematics Masters in Mathematics program and is seeking to obtain a position at a university to teach and continue his research. He has always enjoyed spending time talking, joking and bouncing ideas off the other graduate students.
Also graduating in Spring 2021
- Jonathan Barnes – BS Mathematics: STEM Education
- Mary Cate Scango: BS Mathematics: General Mathematics
- Chad Tawfik: BS Mathematics: Actuarial Science
- Megan McCoy: MS Mathematics: Applied Mathematics
Also graduating in December 2020:
- James Cox – BS Mathematics: Actuarial Science
- Garret Flores – BS Mathematics: STEM Education
- Thomas Lusk – BS Mathematics: General Mathematics
- Rosalinda Powell – BS Mathematics: General Mathematics
- Gavin Reiniche – BS Mathematics: STEM Education