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Catawba Math Professor Develops Writing Contest for Local Fifth Graders

April 30, 2010
Category: Faculty, Mathematics, Teacher Education
  The contest writing prompt from Dr. Baker: Fighting back tears, Michelle blindly ran. When she could no longer ignore the pain in her side, she turned into an alley and hid behind the dumpster. Leaning against the rusted green metal container, she gasped and choked as she filled…
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Mathematics Honor Society Inducts Members

April 26, 2010
Category: Academics, Events, Mathematics, Students
The Catawba College Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, inducted new members during an April 21 ceremony held in Ketner Hall on campus. Inductees include Spencer Ashley of Yadkinville; Dustin Craft of China Grove; Deon Cuffie-Joseph of Miramar, Fla.; Lori Fraley of Cleveland;…
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Catawba Mathematics Professor Makes Presentations

April 13, 2010
Category: Faculty, Mathematics
Catawba College mathematics professor, Dr. Paul Baker, chaired the Professional Session at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America held March 26 at Elon University. During that session, Baker presented "Basic Operations on Khmer Numbers."On March 16, Dr. Baker was a…
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Local Students Qualify for Regional Mathematics Contests

March 26, 2010
Category: Events, Mathematics
Local students were among the 124 students participating in the N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics state contests that Catawba College hosted on Thursday, March 25, 2010. Tests in Algebra I and Geometry were administered by the Catawba College Mathematics Department and the top seven students…
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Catawba College Mathematics Department to Sponsor Annual Contests

February 5, 2010
Category: Events, Mathematics
Catawba College's Mathematics Department will be sponsoring the eighth annual North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Contests on Thursday, March 25, 2010. Catawba will be a qualifying site for the Algebra I, Geometry contests, and local students who are in (or have taken) Algebra I or…
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