Congratulations to 2019 Graduates!
At the close of the academic year, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics wishes to recognize all of our students' outstanding achievements, especially our graduates. Our 2019 graduates have excelled in difficult classes, done amazing research and secured amazing futures for themselves.
Each year the Mathematics Department gives out awards to outstanding graduates for their service, leadership and academic achievement! Congratulations to all of the recipients below!
Fr. Rust, S.J. Memorial Award. The late Rev. Charles Rust, S.J. was a member of the Department of Mathematical Sciences from 1958 to 1984. This award is presented to a senior who has achieved an outstanding academic record in mathematics or statistics.
2019 awardee: Arleen Luhmann
Dr. Robert Reisel Memorial Award. This award, in honor of the late faculty member Dr. Robert Reisel, is given to a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in advanced mathematics courses.
2019 awardee: Alicia Kantor
Fr. VandeVelde, S.J. Memorial Award. This award honors the late Fr. R.J. VandeVelde, S.J. who served as Chair and faculty member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and is awarded to a student who has demonstrated both academic excellence in mathematics and a commitment to service to others.
2019 awardee: Cassandra Cowperthwaite
Fr. Gerst, S.J. Memorial Award. The late Francis Gerst, S.J. was a member of the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences from 1931 to 1962. This award is presented to a graduate who has achieved an outstanding academic record in mathematics or statistics.
2019 awardee: Nathaniel Gross
Richard J. Driscoll Award. Dr. Richard J. Driscoll was a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for 35 years, retiring in 1993. This award is presented for outstanding academic achievement in mathematics.
2019 awardee: Anthony Lazzeroni
Dr. Laura Mayer Memorial Award. The late Dr. Laura Mayer was a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences from 1988 until 1997. The award is presented to a graduating senior who wishes to pursue a career in mathematics or mathematics education and has achieved a record of academic excellence and service.
2019 awardee: Elizabeth Jurkash
Joseph Zajdel Memorial Award. This award, in memory of the late Professor Joseph Zajdel, is presented to a graduating senior who has exhibited remarkable academic performance in the mathematical sciences.
2019 awardee: Yan Angel Ngai
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