Student Achievements

Ashland University Honors Program Graduates from the Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Capstone Title - May 2013

Larissa Berry - "A Cross Cultural Comparison of Brazilian and American Math Curricula"
Caitlin Music - "Applications of the Sieve Bootstrap Method"
Justin Nolan - "Johnson Brothers Rubber Company Database Systems Upgrade"
Rob Woodward - "Exploration of the Mediants of the Farey Sequence"


Actuarial Science Achievements

  • Andrew Iden ('12) has passed the Society of Actuaries' Probabilty exam (Exam P). Andrew recently accepted a position as an Actuarial Analyst for Assurant Specialty Property in Miami, Florida. (Oct. 2012)
  •  Senior, Candace Goodson, has passed the Society of Actuaries' Probability exam (Exam P). She has already passed the Financial Mathematics exam (Exam FM). (Aug. 2012)
  • Senior, Mackenzie Sauder, has passed the Society of Actuaries' Probability exam (Exam P). She has already passed the Financial Mathematics exam (Exam FM). (June 2012)
  • Donnie Dottei, a senior majoring in Actuarial Science, has passed the Society of Actuaries’ Financial Mathematics exam (Exam FM). (June 2012)

Department Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2012-2013 Scholarship Recipients!

Brandi Scott          Dr. Donald Buckeye Endowed Scholarship
Alicia Metzger Dr. Donald Buckeye Endowed Scholarship
Morgan Mirtes       Dorothy I. Carpenter Endowed Scholarship
Colleen Atchley John S. Curmine Endowed Scholarship
Megan Raber Richard A. Good Endowed Scholarship
Mary Brown James & Helen McConaghy Endowed Scholarship
Morgan Mirtes Alan G. Poorman Endowed Scholarship
Colleen Atchley Stanton Rupert Endowed Scholarship
Colleen Atchley Ruth Tipton Endowed Scholarship
Kenny Bogner Robert & Kathleen Wendling Endowed Scholarship
Stacee King The Mathematics Academic Award
Kenny Bogner The Computer Science Academic Award


Outstanding Students

Congratulations to our 2012-2013 Outstanding Students!

Jacob Ackerman Carpenter Award for
Outstanding Calculus Students
Scott Glorioso
Paul Pernici
Wendling Award for
Outstanding Discrete Mathematics Award
Paul Pernici Poorman Award for
Outstanding Introductory Computer Programming Student
Scott Glorioso
Paul Pernici
Outstanding Sophomores
Morgan Mirtes
Megan Raber
Marissa Uhrig
Outstanding Juniors

Anna Payne
Rob Woodward

Outstanding Seniors


Jeremy Fensch and Iyad A. Ajwa, "A Grid Computing Environment at Ashland University: an Undergraduate Research Project", Proceedings of The 2007 International Conference on Grid Computing and Applications (GCA '07), 97-99

Jenise Smalley and Tom Dence. “Number Theory Crossword Puzzle,” Math Horizons, Nov. 2006, 22-23.

Mitchell Slater and Gordon Swain, “What happened while solving a linear system,” Mathematics and Computer Education 39, (2005), 103-109.

Ken Gasser, Jenise Smalley and Tom Dence, “A Differential Equations Crossword Puzzle,” Math Horizons, Nov., 2005, 30-31.

Jonathan Gentle and Iyad A. Ajwa, "The GINA Messaging System," Proceedings of The 2004 International Conference on Internet Computing (IC'04), Volume II, 655-659

Ken Gasser, Jennifer Meyer, Jenise Smalley and Tom Dence, “Analysis Word Search,” Math Horizons, April, 2004, 35.

Jonathan Gentle and Iyad A. Ajwa, "Draak: A Multilanguage Macro Compiler," Proceedings of The 2003 International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms (ERSA'03), 316-320

Michael Steiner and Iyad A. Ajwa, "Real-Time Role-Playing Computer Game," Proceedings of The 2002 International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology (CISST02), Volume I,  346-350

Theresa Akers and Tom Dence, "A Nonrecursive Approach to Programming the Parenthesize Function,” Math. and Computer Ed., Vol. 29, Winter 1995, 70-76

Outstanding Seniors

Rob Woodward and Anna Payne - 2012-2013

Outstanding Students



May 2013 and December 2013 department graduates