2015-2016 Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)

2015-2016 Math/CS Pi Mu Epsilon New Inductees

Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics) New Inductees for 2015-2016

2015-2016 MAA Ohio Section Meeting Presentation

2015-2016 MAA Ohio Section Meeting Presentation

Grace McCourt, "Cover Pebbling Numbers"

2015-2016 AU CAS Symposium Participants

2015-2016 AU CAS Symposium

Victoria Gruber - "Enhanced Techniques for Performing Base N Arithmetic and Conversion"

2015-2016 AU CAS Symposium

Grace McCourt - "Cover Pebbling Numbers"

2015-2016 AU CAS Symposium

Omar Busheel, Abdullah Aldhfyan, Zach Brown, Rupesh Maharjan, Dylan Moats, Abdulmohsen Alsalman and Ashley Herman (Raymond Acevedo and Joseph Hemperly, Not Pictured) - "MEDUSA: Monitoring Environmental Data Using Software Applications"

Paul Pernici (Not Pictured) - "A Population Growth Model with Time-Dependent Carrying Capacity"

2015 ACM-ICPC East Central North America Regional Programming Contest Partcipants

2015 ACM-ICPC East Central North America Regional Programming

AU Purple Team - Rupesh Maharjan (Alex Gregory and Paul Pernici, Not Pictured)

AU Gold Team - Raymond Acevedo and Erich Berger (Not Pictured)

2015 Putnam Mathematical Competition Participants

Putnam Mathematical Competition Participants: Grace McCourt, Micahel Woode and Emily Marconi (Charles Michel and Paul Pernici, Not Pictured)

2016 MAA Leo Schneider Mathematics Contest Participants

Designated Derivers - Susanne Silvernail, Emily Law and Michael Woode

2016 MAA Leo Schneider Mathematics Contest Participants

Team Newton - Ashlyn Smith and Susanne Silvernail (Aaron Arnold, Not Pictured)

Student News

We love to get our students together for Math and Computer Science related activities and other fun activities.  In addition to our department clubs and activities, students are also encouraged to gather for our Finals Week Study Breaks and Spring Honors Reception.  

2015 - 2016 Academic Awards and Activity Recognition Reception

This year's honors recpetion recognized students who have excelled in academics within our department coursework, as well as students who have gone above and beyond the classroom by participating in contests, presenting talks, or leading our student organizations.  Here's a complete list of students recognized at this year's recpetion.


ACADEMIC HONORS

Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in mathematics and computer science courses are honored.

Majors in Other Departments

Seniors
Kali Bolen
Kelly Crowl

Dani Czekaj
Ivan Larson
Dylan Moats
Morgan Wiles

Juniors
Alyssa Predota

Alexandria Sandwisch


Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Mathematics and Integrated Mathematics Majors

Freshmen
Nathan Ahrens
Erich Berger
Brennan Kunkel
Jordan Lint
Leah Mally
Emily Martin
Kyle Puhl

Jessica Shrider
Ashlyn Smith

Sophomores
Brady Douglas
Daniel Griffith
Elizabeth Kidd
Emily Law
Corey Turpin
Michael Woode
Juniors
Ryan Bastian
Michael Byndas
Grace McCourt
Linda Morales

Alek Schemine
Susanne Silvernail

Seniors
Katherine Hurley
Alexander Lillich
Rupesh Maharjan

Charles Michel
Taya Schulz


Outstanding Student Awards

Carpenter Award for Outstanding Calculus Student
Cori Borton
Wendling Award for Outstanding Introductory Computer Programming Student
Jessica Shrider
Poorman Award for Outstanding Introductory Computer Programming Student
Nathan Ahrens
Outstanding Sophomores
Brady Douglas
Emily Law
Outstanding Junior
Ryan Bastian

Michael Byndas
Grace McCourt
Linda Morales

Outstanding Seniors
Katherine Hurley
Rupesh Maharjan


2016 Graduates

(Graduating May or December 2016)
Abdullah Aldhfyan
Abdulmohsen Alsalman
Zach Brown
Sean Burns
Omar Busheel
Brenda Forbes
Joseph Hemperly
Ashley Herman
Katherine Hurley
Alexandra Kovarik
Alexander Lillich
Rupesh Maharjan
Emily Marconi
Charles Michel
Taya Schulz


DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS (2015-2016)

Computer Science Academic Award - Brady Douglas
Mathematics Academic Award - Grace McCourt


Endowed Scholarship Recipients (2015-2016)

Dr. Donald Buckeye - Ryan Bastian
Dorothy Carpenter - Ryan Bastian
John S. Crumrine - Jacob Ackerman
Richard A. Good - Michael Hudecr
James and Helen McConaghy - Kyler Elswick
Alan G. Poorman - Linda Morales
Stanton Rupert - Jacob Ackerman
Ruth Tipton - Rupesh Maharjan
Robert and Kathleen Wendling - Linda Morales
Endowed Gifts
Richard A Good Endowment for Undergraduate Research Support
Richard A. Good Endowment for Mathematics Lab Support
Dr. Donald Buckeye Endowed Lectureship for Mathematics & Computer Science


DEPARTMENT HONORARIES

Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)

New Inductees:
Ryan Bastian
Kali Bolen

Michael Byndas
Kelly Crowl
Dani Czekaj
Michael Hudec
Katie Hurley
Ivan Larson
Alex Lillich
Rupesh Maharjan
Grace McCourt
Charlie Michel
Linda Morales
Alyssa Predota
Alexandria Sandwisch
Alek Schemine
Taya Schulz
Susanne Silvernail
Rebecca Stettin
Morgan Wiles


STUDENT ACTIVITIES

ACM Student Chapter Officers:

President: Ben Bushong
Vice-President: Rupesh Maharjan
Secretary: None
Treasurer: Ashley Herman


MAA Student Chapter Officers

President: Michael Byndas
Vice-President: Alyssa Predota
Secretary: Susanne Silvernail
Treasurer: Rebecca Stettin
Freshman Representative: None


PME Honorary Officers

President: None
Vice-President: None
Secretary: None
Treasurer: None


UPE Honorary Officers

President: Paul Pernici
Vice-President: Rupesh Maharjan
Secretary: None


STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

MAA Ohio Section Meeting

Grace McCourt


Ashland University College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium

Victoria Gruber - "Enhanced Techniques for Performing Base N Arithmetic and Conversion"
Grace McCourt - "Cover Pebbling Numbers"
Paul Pernici - "A Population Growth Model with Time-Dependent Carrying Capacity"

Raymond Acedveo, Abdullah Aldhfyan, Abdulmohsen Alsalman, Zach Brown, Omar Busheel, Joseph Hemperly, Ashley Herman, Rupesh Maharjan and Dylan Moats - "MEDUSA: Monitoring Environmental Data USING Software Applications"


CONTEST PARTICIPANTS

2015 ACM-ICPC East Central North America Regional Programming Contest Participants

AU Purple Team - Alex Gregory, Rupesh Maharjan and Paul Pernici
AU Gold Team - Raymond Acevedo and Erich Berger


2015 Putnam Mathematical Competition Participants

Emily Marconi
Grace McCourt
Charles Michel
Paul Pernici

Michael Woode


2016 MAA Leo Schneider Mathematical Contest Participants

Designated Derivers: Emily Law, Grace McCourt and Michael Woode
Team Newton: Aaron Arnold, Susanne Silvernail and Ashlyn Smith

AU Problem Solving Group

New Members:
Emily Law
Grace McCourt
Paul Pernici
Michael Woode


Special Recognition of Student Workers:

Hisham Ahmad
Shannon Riell
Erin Rinehart

5 Things That Set Ashland Apart

1. Over 1700 students involved in at least one of 115 clubs and organizations on campus

2. Unique core curriculum that teaches students to think with reason, act with skill and live with values

3. 98% of students receive financial aid based on academics, talents and need

4. Top 10 in the NCAA DII Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings for the fourth year in a row

5. 80% of faculty holds a Ph.D. or other terminal degree.

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2015-2016 Outstanding Seniors

2015-2016 Math/CS Outstanding Seniors

Outstanding Seniors - Katherine Hurley and Rupesh Maharjan

2015-2016 Outstanding Juniors

2015-2016 Math/CS Outstanding Juniors

Outstanding Juniors - Ryan Bastian, Linda Morales, Michael Byndas and Grace McCourt

2015-2016 Outstanding Sophomores

2015-2016 Math/CS Outstanding Sophomores

Outstanding Sophomores - Emily Law and Brady Douglas

2015-2016 Outstanding Calculus Student

2015-2016 Carpenter Outstanding Calculus Student

Cori Borton - Carpenter Award for Outstanding Calculus Student

2015-2016 Outstanding Discrete Math Student

2015-2016 Wedling Outstanding Discrete Math Student

Jessica Shrider - Wendling Award for Outstanding Discrete Mathematics Student

2015-2016 Outstanding Intro Computer Programming Student

2015-2016 Poorman Outstanding Intro Computer Programming Student

Nathan Ahrens - Poorman Award for Outstanding Introductory Computer Programming Student

2015-2016 ACM Student Chapter Officers

Ashley Herman and Rupesh Maharjan (Ben Bushong, Not Pictured)

2015-2016 MAA Student Chapter Officers

Michael Byndas, Alyssa Predota, Rebecca Stettin and Susanne Silvernail

2015-2016 UPE Honorary Officers

Rupesh Maharjan (Paul Pernici, Not Pictured)