NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) School of Arts & Sciences Mathematics Department will host its annual Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day on Friday, October 26, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on its Main Campus in New Rochelle.
According to Dr. Michelle Merriweather, Associate Professor of Mathematics at CNR, “As a women's college we not only encourage women to study math and science, we provide them ample opportunity to become excited about their future careers in these fields through individualized career counseling, course structures and conference attendance. Students, professors and college resources become a team to guide each student to the fields that best suit their talents and interests. Coursework and additional opportunities outside the classroom are provided to enrich students' learning and prepare them for their future.”
This special event at The College of New Rochelle, sponsored by Con Edison, will feature math and science sessions, a problem solving contest and a career panel of professional women who demonstrate how math can be an intriguing and financially rewarding career choice.