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# Kappa Mu Epsilon

## Pennsylvania Sigma Chapter

### National Mathematics Honor Society

The Lycoming College chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon was installed in 2005 and currently has a membership of over 95 individuals.

### About Kappa Mu Epsilon:

Kappa Mu Epsilon is a specialized honor society in Mathematics. The honor society was founded in 1931 to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students. Its chapters are located in colleges and universities of recognized standing which offer a strong mathematics major. The chapters' members are selected from students of mathematics and other closely related fields who have maintained standards of scholarship, have professional merit, and have attained academic distinction.

### The primary purposes of Kappa Mu Epsilon:

- To further interest in mathematics
- To emphasize the role of mathematics in the development of civilization
- To develop an appreciation of the power and the beauty of mathematics
- To recognize the outstanding mathematical achievements of its members
- To familiarize members with the advancements being made in mathematics

Furthermore, Kappa Mu Epsilon strives to maintain a spirit of collegiality among men and women interested in mathematics. Friendship, cooperative enterprise, and willing service are essential in this relationship.

### Lycoming College faculty and administration members:

- Eileen Peluso, Ph.D., associate provost of the college and associate professor of mathematical sciences
- Gene Sprechini, Ph.D., associate professor and department chair of mathematical sciences
- Santu de Silva, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematical sciences
- Michael Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematical sciences
- Richard Erickson, Ph.D., associate professor of astronomy, physics and engineering
- David Fisher, Ph.D., professor of astronomy, physics and engineering
- Christopher Kulp, Ph.D., associate professor of astronomy, physics and engineering
- Philip Sprunger, Ph.D., provost and Dean of the college and associate professor of economics
- Christopher Reed, instructor of mathematics
- Bernard McFadden, information technology services systems analyst