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Simmons undergraduate math majors inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon

December 8, 2011

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Front row: Simmons students Maleena Lee and Marissa Soucy, President Helen Drinan, Simmons students Sarah Vaccaro, Alycia Snell, Katharine McGraves-Lloyd
Back row: Simmons student Ariel Mueller, Professors Donna Beers and David Browder

Undergraduate math students were inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society, during the 3rd annual induction ceremony Dec.1. Hosted by mathematics professors Donna Beers, David Browder, and David Novak, the ceremony highlighted the achievements of the math majors. Pi Mu Epsilon has chapters at more than 340 colleges and universities throughout the United States, with the purpose of promoting "scholarly activity in mathematics among students in academic institutions." President Helen Drinan attended the ceremony and spoke highly of the students, noting that their mathematics experience would "encourage someone to consider a math major!"