MAA/ACM Joint Student Chapter
The Belmont University mathematics and computer science club is a joint Student Chapter of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The MAA and ACM are two of the most prominent professional organizations in mathematics and computer science, respectively.
Our MAA/ACM chapter meets regularly throughout the semester. Each meeting has time for snacks, announcements, and discussion. Sometimes we play a game, other times we have a mini-lecture by a student or professor, but we always have fun! MAA/ACM also sponsors a very popular Game Day each semester at which faculty and students come together to play board games, card games, and video games.
Finally, MAA/ACM performs community service, such as tutoring or helping out with Belmont's Family Literacy Day, each year.
For up-to-date information, pictures, and more, check out the Belmont MAA/ACM Joint Student Chapter webpage.
2013/2014 MAA/ACM Student Chapter Officers:
President: Angela Gaetano
Vice-President: Jack Streeter
Secretary: Max Shenfield
Treasurer: Alice Curtis
Faculty advisors: Dr. Maria Neophytou and Dr. Bill Hooper
Belmont Actuarial Students Society
2013/2014 Chapter Officers:
President: Annie Brunelle
Vice-President: Mallory White
Treasurer: Jack Streeter
Secretary & Historian: Savannah Halliday
Academic Officer: Mary Yang
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Daniel Biles
Spring 2014 Activities
10:00 a.m. HSB209
Belmont Actuarial Student Society Speaker Series presents:
Reid Huffman, Belmont Alum Class of 2012, will discuss "Experiences as a Beginning Actuary"
10:00 a.m. HSB
MAA/ACM club meeting -- Valentine's Day: Perfect Matchings
10:00 a.m. HSB
MAA/ACM club meeting -- Pi Day Celebration
4:00 - 9:00 p.m. 2nd Floor HSB
10:00 a.m. HSB
MAA/ACM club meeting -- New Officers presiding
MAA/ACM Club helps out at HANDS ON NASHVILLE EventA group of students and faculty representing the Belmont University Student Chapter of the Mathematical Association of America and Association for Computing Machinery (MAA/ACM) participated in the Hands on Nashville work day event on September 21, 2013. The group of volunteers converged on Gra-Mar Middle school in Nashville for a morning of painting and landscaping. The MAA/ACM Club participants were: Angela Gaetano, Alice Curtis, David Strength, Geoff Gross, Zach Winton, Jonathan McAfee, Jackson Streeter, and Dr. Maria Neophytou, all shown in the group photo. The other photos show some of the group working on their painting projects. This is the fifth consecutive year that MAA/ACM has participated in HON Day.
Hands On Nashville Day 2013, the area's largest day of service benefiting Metro Nashville Public Schools, will go down as the biggest and best HON Day in the event's 22-year history. More than 2,300 volunteers participated in painting and landscaping projects at 63 schools in Davidson County, both record highs for this annual event!
STUDENTS ATTEND CASUALTY ACTUARIES OF THE SOUTHEAST MEETING IN ATLANTA
Danny Biles, Professor of Mathematics, and eight Belmont students attended the annual fall meeting of the Casualty Actuaries of the Southeast (CASE) at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta, GA on September 25th. The Belmont students are Mathematics majors completing the Actuarial Track, which includes a business minor, and are members of the Belmont Actuarial Student Society. The meeting gave the students an opportunity to gain knowledge of current issues in the actuarial profession and to make contacts with several practicing actuaries. Those attending were Whit Whitson, Mallory White, Alice Curtis, Stephen Sells, Lesya Zhukovska, Annie Brunelle, Mary Yang, and Savannah Halliday.
MAA/ACM students participate in Family Literacy Day at Rose ParkFamily Literacy Day is an event that is aimed at children from pre-K through Grade 6 and their families and is designed to celebrate the joys of reading. MAA/ACM members Annie Brunelle and Lesya Zhukovska participated in the reading circles at the event.
Several of the MAA/ACM club members assisted with the set-up at the event.
(L to R) Brian Cothern, Jackson Streeter, Georgia Fisher, Josh Sheehy, and Angela Gaetano