Alum Recognized as Teacher of the Month

Ashley Hire, who graduated from Valpo in May 2020 with a double major in mathematics and secondary education, received the Elkhart High School November 2021 Teacher of the Month award. Congratulations to Ashley!

3 Faculty Recognized at Convocation

Three faculty from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics were recognized at opening convocation on August 24, 2021. Lara Pudwell and Daniel Maxin were recognized for their promotion to full professor, while Jon Beagley was officially awarded tenure.

Pudwell Named Executive Director of MathPath

Professor Lara Pudwell was recently named the fourth ever executive director of MathPath, a long-standing national residential summer camp for middle schoolers who love mathematics. More information about MathPath can be found at https://www.mathpath.org/.

MST faculty win campus-wide awards

Two MST faculty were recently recognized with campus-wide awards for their work beyond the classroom. Professor Patrick Sullivan was named the 2021-2022 Valparaiso University Excellence in Campus Citizenship recipient. He received this award for his frequently unsung work and commitment to the well-being of the university and its system of…

MST introduces cost-saving textbook initiative

When you take Calculus 1 or Finite Mathematics in Fall 2020 you will be charged a $25 textbook fee (refunded if the course is dropped). The Department of Mathematics and Statistics made a decision to move away from high-cost textbooks and high-cost homework systems. In these classes we are using…