The Department of Mathematics have inducted seven new members into the Tennessee Beta Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at UTC. Pi Mu Epsilon is a national mathematics honor society. It was founded at Syracuse University and incorporated at Albany, New York on May 25, 1914. The purpose of Pi Mu Epsilon is the promotion and recognition of mathematical scholarship among students in postsecondary institutions. It aims to do this by electing members on an honorary basis according to their proficiency in mathematics and by engaging in activities designed to promote the mathematical and scholarly development of its members. The Tennessee Beta Chapter was established at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1971.
New Pi Mu Epsilon Inductees
Dahlen Elstran is a Freshman majoring in Mathematics: General Mathematics. She also is the current awardee of the UTC Dorothy Dean Shelton Mathematics Scholarship.
Hannah Holland is a senior majoring in Mathematics: Actuarial Science. She is graduating in the Spring 2021 semester and plans to enter the workforce and continue to take the actuarial exams to obtain her FSA designation.
Maame Akua Korsah is a second year Master’s of Science in Mathematics: Pre-Professional Mathematics student . She is graduating in Spring 2021 and plans to pursue her Ph.D. in Computational Science: Computational and Applied Mathematics at UTC beginning in Fall 2021.
Danielle Layne is a second year Master’s of Science in Mathematics: Pre-Professional Mathematics student . She will be graduating in Spring 2021 and plans to teach mathematics at the college level.
Mark McFeaters is a first year Master’s of Science in Mathematics: Applied Statistics student.
Gage Plott is a first year Master’s of Science in Mathematics: Applied Mathematics student.
Philip Smith is a senior majoring in Mathematics: Actuarial Science.