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Math and Science Day for High School Girls - Nov. 11, 2017

Dr. Virginia Johnson

Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)

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PLEASE NOTE-There is a fee of $10 for EACH student and EACH accompanying adult to help cover lunch and materials. Teachers who attend with students are free. Methods of payment are indicated on the registration form.

Columbia College is pleased to host Math and Science Day for High School Girls. Sponsored by the Biology, Chemistry, Computing and Mathematics Programs in the Division of Business, Mathematics and Science at Columbia College. This special day offers exciting opportunities for motivated students to explore the beauty, power, and usefulness of mathematics and the sciences. Students will enjoy participating in a variety of workshops and hands-on activities. They will also learn about careers and women's contributions in mathematics, the sciences and other related fields. Students will be able to compete in a variety of ways: in an individual written contest and a Jeopardy team competition. Prizes for these competitions include medals, trophies and other various prizes. (Students must attend the full day to be eligible for the prizes.)

Registration and Fee
Register online before 5 pm on November 1, 2017
There is a fee of $10 for students and other accompanying adults to help cover lunch and materials. Teachers who attend with students are free. Parents are welcome to drop-off their daughter in the morning and return for the award ceremony at 3 pm.  

WHO IS ELIGIBLE
High School (FALL EVENT) - Female students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate.

This is a student oriented event and we invite parents to drop-off their daughter and return for the award ceremony at 3 pm in Breed Leadership Center room 103. 

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Columbia College - Breed Leadership Center
1301 Columbia College Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)


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Organizer

Dr. Virginia Johnson

Virginia obtained her B.A. in Mathematics from Antioch College in Ohio, an M.S. in Secondary Mathematics Education from NC A & T University, an M.A. in Mathematics from Wake Forest University in North Carolina and her Ph.D. in Mathematics (Discrete Mathematics) from University of South Carolina. She has taught at the University of Cape Town (South Africa), University of South Carolina and Lander University (SC) before joining the faculty at Columbia College.

Her interests include discrete mathematics, number theory and graph theory. She has also taught high school mathematics in public schools, and is passionate about finding ways to improve the teaching of mathematics at all levels. She enjoys working with undergraduate students on independent research projects. 

Her non-academic pursuits include hiking, and working with fiber arts including spinning, dying, felting, and knitting. 

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