Cameron University's Gamma Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon (PME) inducted its newest members during a special ceremony last week while students graduating with a B.A. degree in mathematics and those students who completed the Putnam exam were honored this week.
PME, an honor society for mathematics with more than 200 chapters in the United States, was incorporated in 1914 at Syracuse University. Cameron's chapter, the third in Oklahoma, was founded in 1979.
Students being inducted into Cameron's chapter of PME were: Ryan Bao, Michael Brown, Kendra Collins, William Fleshman, Matthew Landoll, Isaiah Munir, Matthew B. Stufflebean all of Lawton, Kallan Glasgow of Apache, Alden A.S. Isaac of Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, Jeriah Jn Charles and Miah Jn Charles from View-Fort, Saint Lucia, and Samata Prawah from Nawalparasi, Nepal
Mohammad Siddiki of Lawton received the Outstanding Mathematics Graduate Award. Other students graduating this week with a B.A. in mathematics are: Jieun Choi, Andrew P. Maysick, Mohammad N. Siddiki, Matthew B. Stufflebean all of Lawton, Kallan G. Glasgow and Kerry D. Glasgow of Apache, Abdullah Makki of Nabatieh, Lebanon, and Ji Hee Song of Inchon, South Korea.
Special awards were given to Jingshu Zhao of Chendu, China, Miah Jn Charles of View-Fort, Saint Lucia, and Isaiah Munir of Lawton for their participation in the 68th Annual National William Lowell Putnam competition in December. This six hour exam consists of 12 extremely difficult mathematics problems. Special recognition was given to Munir, who scored higher than any previous Cameron participant.
May 8, 2009