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2015 / 2016 Math Events
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society held its induction ceremony. At the ceremony about 7 students were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at RCNJ or about the  Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society *.
  •  Math Club organized many of its activities, such as hosting guest speakers. The club held its faculty vs. students kickball game at the end of the academic year.
  • Three teams, of 3 Ramapo students each, participated in the New Jersey Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The trip was organized by the RCNJ chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon. Teams from New Jersey and nearby states.
  • One of our graduates, Kevin Ng, began a Ph.D. program in Economics at Cornell University.
  • Some faculty-student research projects in mathematics were completed.
  •  A group of a few Ramapo students participated in the national Mathematical Contest in Modeling*. Advisor: Dr. Amanda Beecher.
  • A group of  a few Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here  to view the official Putnam  Competition website *. Advisor: Dr. McFeron.

 

2014 / 2015 Math Events
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society held its induction ceremony. At the ceremony 7 students were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at RCNJ or about the  Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society *.
  •  Math Club organized many of its activities, such as hosting guest speakers. The club held its faculty vs. students kickball game at the end of the academic year.
  • Three teams, of 3 Ramapo students each, participated in the New Jersey Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The trip was organized by the RCNJ chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon. Our top Ramapo College individual contestant, Nathaniel Kolo, won the 2nd place in the individual part of the competition (out of approximately 99 individuals competing). Teams from New Jersey and nearby states took part in the competition.
  • One of our graduates, Dobromir Yordanov, a double major in mathematics and computer science, obtained a job at Google.
  • One of our graduates, Brandon Armstrong, began a master’s program in actuarial sciences at Columbia University.
  • One of our graduates, Joseph Nitti, began, graduate studies in mathematics at Lehigh University.
  • Some faculty-student research projects in mathematics were completed. One of them was a project by Dobromir Yordanov.
  •  A group of a few Ramapo students participated in the national Mathematical Contest in Modeling*. Advisor: Dr. Amanda Beecher.
  • A group of  a few Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here  to view the official Putnam  Competition website *. Advisor: Dr. McFeron.

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2013 / 2014 Math Events
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society held its induction ceremony. At the ceremony 5 students were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter or about the Pi Mu Epsilon society.
  • The Math Club jointhly with the RCNJ section of  Pi Mu Epsilon and with a few other organizations co-sponsored and brought to campus an internationally acclaimed award winning play “Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze“. The play took place at the RCNJ’s Berrie Center stage.
  •  Math Club organized many of its activities. One of the club’s guest speakers this year was Samantha Pezzimenti, an alumna of Ramapo College who is attending a Ph.D. program in mathematics at Bryn Mawr College. The club held its faculty vs. students kickball game at the end of the academic year.
  • Three teams, of 3 Ramapo students each, participated in the New Jersey Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The trip was organized by the RCNJ chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon and the Ramapo College Math club. Our top Ramapo College individual contestant, Dobromir Yordanov won the 3rd place in the individual part of the competition (out of approximately 99 individuals competing). Teams from New Jersey and nearby states took part in the competition. Click here to view the conference and the competition website.
  • Some faculty-student research projects in mathematics were completed. One of them was a project by Joseph Nitti, who also accepted a graduate student position in mathematics at Lehigh University.
  •  A group of a few Ramapo students participated in the Ramapo College Mathematics Problem-Solving Competition.
  • A group of  a few Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here  to view the official Putnam  Competition website. Advisor: Dr. McFeron.

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2012 / 2013 Math Events
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society held its induction ceremony. At the ceremony 8  students were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter or about the Pi Mu Epsilon society.
  •  Math Club organized many of its activities.
  • Three teams, of 3 Ramapo students each, participated in the New Jersey Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The trip was organized by the RCNJ chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon. Our top Ramapo College individual contestant, Dobromir Yordanov won the 3rd place in the individual part of the competition (out of approximately 66 individuals competing). Our top Ramapo team, consisting of Shauharda Khadka, David Tong and Dobromir Yordanov, tied for the  2nd place as a team at the competition (out of approximately 22 teams competing). Teams from New Jersey and nearby states took part in the competition. Click here to view the conference and the competition website.
  • Some faculty-student research projects in mathematics were completed. One of them was a project by Rebecca Fiorillo and Geena Cockcroft.
  •  A group of a few Ramapo students participated in the Ramapo College Mathematics Problem-Solving Competition.
  • A group of  a few Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here  to view the official Putnam  Competition website. Advisor: Dr. McFeron.

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2011 / 2012 Math Events
  • 7th annual Spuyten Duyvil Undergraduate Mathematics Conference was hosted at Ramapo College in the spring semester and it was a great success. Its location varies from year to year. Click here to see this year’s conference website.
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society held its induction ceremony. At the ceremony 10 students were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter or about the Pi Mu Epsilon society.
  •  Math Club, among its activities, organized a trip to see a talk by a famous author Dr. Gunter Ziegler titled “Proofs from the BOOK: Putting pieces together”. The talk was held in New York City and it was an international event co-sponsored by the German Mathematical Society. This year Math Club also held a panel discussion with the panelists being local math teachers who spoke on a variety of topics such as: how to apply for jobs, how to choose the right district, the tenure system, daily life as a teacher, etc.  The club held its faculty vs. students kickball game at the end of the academic year.
  • Two teams, of 3 Ramapo students each, participated in the New Jersey Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The trip was organized by the RCNJ chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon. Our top Ramapo team, consisting of Shauharda Khadka, David Tong and Dobromir Yordanov, won the 8th place as a team at the competition (out of approximately 33 teams competing). Shauharda Khadka placed 8th in the individual competition (out of approximately 99 individuals competing). Teams from New Jersey and nearby states took part in the competition. Click here to view the conference and the competition website.
  • News on our recent math graduates: James Caldera will be attending a graduate program in mathematical finance at Vanderbilt University. Samantha Pezzimenti will be attending a graduate program in mathematics at Bryn Mawr College. Benjamin Warren has been accepted to a graduate program in mathematics at Arizona State University.
  • Faculty-student research projects in mathematics were completed by the following students: Adrianna Loback (advisor: Dr. Gillespie), Samantha Pezzimenti (advisor: Dr. McFeron), Corey Yuhas (advisor: Dr. McMurdy).
  • A group of 5 Ramapo students participated in the Ramapo College Mathematics Problem-Solving Competition. Congratulations to the competition winner, Rebecca Fiorillo.
  • A group of 4 Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here  to view the official Putnam  Competition website. Advisor: Dr. McFeron.

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2010 / 2011 Math Events
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society held its induction ceremony. At the induction ceremony 8 students were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter or about the Pi Mu Epsilon society.
  • Math Club, among its activities, organized a trip to the MAA-NJ/GSUMC mathematics conference in Spring 2010. It organized a community service of tutoring upper level mathematics courses at Ramapo College and an off-campus community service consisting of a discussion panel at Mahwah High School on “Majoring in Mathematics”. This year’s Math Club’s invited speakers was Dr. Brian Winkel from the West Point Military Academy who gave an interesting talk on Cryptology. This year Math Club also held a panel discussion with the panelists being local math teachers who spoke on a variety of topics.
  • Results of faculty-student research projects were presented at one of the math club meetings: Samantha Pezzimenti (advisor: Dr. McFeron), Keith Veenhizen (advisor: Dr. McMurdy).
  • Three teams, of 3 Ramapo students each, participated in the New Jersey Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. Click here to view the conference and the competition website.
  • A group of 2 Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here  to view the official Putnam  Competition website. Advisor: Dr. McFeron.

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2009 / 2010 Math Events
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society held its induction ceremony. At the induction ceremony 7 students were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter or about the Pi Mu Epsilon society *.
  • Math Club, among its activities, organized a trip to the MAA-NJ/GSUMC mathematics conference in Spring 2010. It organized a community service of tutoring upper level mathematics courses at Ramapo College and an off-campus community service consisting of a discussion panel at Mahwah High School on “Majoring in Mathematics”. This year’s Math Club’s invited speakers were: a world-famous historian of mathematics, Dr. Ruediger Thiele  (“Did the Greeks know real numbers?”), a senior actuarial analyst  Rob Curry (“Becoming an actuary”), and a former Wall Street’s financial mathematician and a Ramapo College mathematics graduate Aridam Kundu (“Math finance and quantitative trading strategies”). They addressed the frequently asked question by mathematics majors of “What can a mathematics majors do besides teaching” and gave career advice.  Dr. J. Gillespie and Dr. D. McFeron presented on applying for and attending graduate schools in mathematics. Click here to visit the math club page.
  • Three teams, of 3 Ramapo students each, participated in the New Jersey Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. Our top Ramapo team, consisting of Zhasmina Baramova, Viktoriya Staneva and Viktor Vasilev, won the 9th place as a team at the competition (out of 34 teams competing). Viktoriya Staneva placed 12th in the individual competition (of 92 individuals competing). Teams from New Jersey and nearby states took part in the competition. Click here* to view the conference and the competition website.
  • A Ramapo student, Viktoriya Staneva, presented the results of her undergraduate student research at the TAS/SSHS Student Research Symposium (project advisor: Sara Kuplinsky). Click here to view the conference website.
  • A group of 6 Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here* to view the official Putnam  Competition website.

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2008 / 2009 Math Events
  • The number of mathematics majors is on the increase at Ramapo College and reaches our record high of 117 students this year.
  • The New Jersey Nu Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society was chartered in Spring 2009. At the charter ceremony combined with an induction ceremony, 10 students and 4 faculty members were inducted to the society. Learn more about New Jersey Nu Chapter or about the Pi Mu Epsilon society*.
  • Math Club, among its activities, organized a trip to the MAA-NJ/GSUMC mathematics conference in Spring 2009, and a trip to the Liberty Science Center. It organized a community service of tutoring upper level mathematics courses at Ramapo College and an off-campus community service consisting of a discussion panel at Mahwah High School on “Majoring in Mathematics”. This year’s Math Club’s invited speakers were: Ramapo mathematics alumni (Jessica Crane, Kevin Olson) currently employed by Prudential, four high school mathematics teachers, Ramapo mathematics alumnus (Atanas Frengov) currently employed by Google. They addressed a frequently asked question by mathematics majors of “What can a mathematics majors do besides teaching” and gave career advice. Two other invited speakers, Dr. Faranak Pahlevani and Dr. Huseyin Yuce gave talks on differential equations. Click here to visit the math club page.
  • A team of 3 Ramapo students, consisting of Viktor Vasilev, Mihail Velikov and Viktoriya Staneva won the 6th place as a team at the NJ mathematics competition at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (out of 29 teams competing). They also placed 9th in the individual competition (out of 79 individuals competing). Teams from New Jersey and nearby states took part in the competition. Click here* to view the conference and the competition website.
  • A Ramapo mathematics major, Michele Jastrzembski, presented the results of her undergraduate student research at the TAS/SSHS Student Research Symposium (project advisor: Sara Kuplinsky) . Click here to view the conference website.
  • A group of 3 Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here* to view the official Putnam Competition website.

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2007 / 2008 Math Events
  • 40 freshman mathematics majors will be joining us this year.
  • Math Club, among its activities, organized a trip to the MAA-NJ mathematics conference in Spring 2008 and organized community service tutoring of  mathematics at a local community center as well as on campus. This year’s Math Club invited speakers were: Dr. Ken McMurdy (“Curve Sketching in Projective Plane”), a senior actuarial analyst  Rob Curry (“Becoming an Actuary”), Dr. Pangyen Weng (“Making Presentations”), Wall Street’s financial mathematician and a  Ramapo College graduate Aridam Kundu (“The Wizards of Wall Street”). Click here to visit the math club page.
  • A team of 3 Ramapo students, consisting of Viktor Vasilev, Adrian Maries and Alexandru Maries won the 5th place as a team at the NJ mathematics competition at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (out of 36 teams competing). Adrian Maries placed 6th in the individual competition (of 91 individuals competing). Teams from New Jersey and nearby states took part in the competition. Click here* to view the conference and the competition website.
  • Two Ramapo mathematics majors, Corinne Bronder and Michelle Jastrzembski, (project advisor: Sara Kuplinsky) presented the results of their undergraduate student research at the TAS/SSHS Student Research Symposium. Click here to view the conference website.
  • A group of 6 Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here* to view the official Putnam Competition website.
  • Ramapo Students were invited to attend the Mathematics Career Day at Kean University, which took place Friday, September 21.

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2006 / 2007 Math Events
  • A team of 3 Ramapo students, consisting of Viktor Vasilev, Adrian Maries and Alexandru Maries won the 3rd place in school ranking at the NJ mathematics competition at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, trailing only behind the Princeton and Rutgers teams. 26 teams  from New Jersey and area colleges took part in the competition. Click here* to view the conference and the competition website.
  • A group of 8 Ramapo students participated in a prestigious, national Putnam Mathematical Competition. Click here* to view the official Putnam Competition website.
  • Two Ramapo mathematics majors, Zulma Valcarcel (advisor: Dr. Weng) and Ivan Ivanov (advisor: Dr. Potocka) presented the results of their undergraduate student research at the Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (Rowan University, NJ). Click here* to view the conference website.
  • Three Ramapo mathematics students, Michelle Jastrzembski, Detelina Stoyanova (advisor: S. Kuplinski) and Zulma Valcarcel (advisor: Dr. Weng) presented the results of their undergraduate student research at the Ramapo’s Student Research Symposium.
  •  Math Barbecue for Math Majors and Faculty took place in May 2007 – courtesy of Dr. Weng.
  •  Dinner for Math Majors and Math Alumni took place in March 2007. (organized by the mathematics faculty, co-sponsored by the Dean of Students and Alumni office). The Alumni were happy to be back and gave some useful career advice to the current mathematics majors.
  • Math Club among its activities organized a trip to the MAA-NJ mathematics conference in Fall 2006 and organized tutoring mathematics at a local community center as well as on campus.  It also hosted two guest speakers. Dr. Jerry Ianni gave a talk on  “Mathematics and Music”. Dr. Potocka gave a math club talk on “Careers in Mathematics”.
  • In April 2007, Dr. Weng along with a few Ramapo students judged posters at the North Jersey Regional Science Fair for high school students.

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