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Mission Statement

The New Jersey City University Mathematics Department provides the academic environment, educational experiences and advisement needed by a diverse student body to develop quantitative and mathematical reasoning skills for success in their varied college courses and for career success as mathematicians, statisticians, scientists, technicians, managers, mathematics teachers, researchers and future leaders. The mathematics program also prepares and encourages students to move on to graduate studies. Proficient, dedicated, and caring department faculty utilize the most effective pedagogical and technological techniques to provide the breadth and depth of knowledge required by an urban environment, a modern complex society, and an increasing number of mathematically-dependent disciplines. Mathematics faculty and students, working together as a community of learners, develop and exhibit a lifelong love of learning.

Events and Update 

                                                               2013-2014                                                                                   

The Hudson Area Math Alliance (HAMA) honors outstanding mathematics teachers and graduating NJCU students

Some of our 2013 BA graduates were honored by the Hudson Area Math Alliance (HAMA) at 5/29/2013.  Every year, HAMA honors outstanding mathematics teachers and graduating NJCU students. The criteria for the NJCU students are: graduated from a Hudson area public high school, majored in math at NJCU, and graduated with mathematics teacher certification. 

Our math teacher certification 2013 grads who qualified are:
Daniela Petofi who graduated from North Bergen High School   
Leana Suleiman who graduated from Dickinson High School, Jersey City
Jaclene Diaz who graduated from Bayonne High School   
Jacilia Otero who graduated from Emerson High School, Union City
Maham Saeed who graduated from Dickinson High School, Jersey City

Pictured (left to right):Maham Saeed, Jacilia Otero, Dr. Deborah Bennett, Jaclene Diaz.
Not pictured: Daniela Petofi and Leana Suleiman.

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Induction of The National Mathematics Honors Society-Kappa Mu Epsilon

A induction ceremony for the  National Mathematics Honors Society-Kappa Mu Epsilon and  presentation of Scholarships was on 5/29/2013, 5pm. The new members are Alicia Markle, David Sralcione, Faith Geib, James Cena, Rachid Eguiouar, Malika Harraki, Ometa Basanta, Daniel Ondieki, Eugera Editoiu, Marquis Alvaradous, Ingi Nakla, Brianna Talor, Daisy Hernandez, Teko L. Teko-Agbo, Holly Terraciano, Naa-Deidei Solomon, Robert J. Dally, Erick Ginzbutg, John Wojnikiewicz, Jacilia Oero, Gisela Vivanco, Ali Aryakia, Simone Estefanos, Carolina Barone, Dvid Paladiries.

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Scholarship Awards

  • Dr.  John Reckzeh - Harvey Weiss Scholarship Award to Naa-Deidei Solomon, Erick Ginsburg
  • John Raines Memorial Scholarship to Holly Terracciano
  • Foster E. Grossnickle Scholarships to Stephen Szulc, Teko Teko-Agbo
  • Prentice Whitluck award to Bernard Lipat


 

                                                                        2012-2013                                                                          

A induction ceremony for  the National Mathematics Honors  Society-Kappa Mu Epsilon and presentation of Scholarships was on 4/11/2012, 3pm. Dean of the college of art and science, Dr. Barbara Feldman gave a speech at the ceremony.

New members with faculty members of the Honors Society

The new members are  Mariam Aziz, Joseph Bulatowicz, Jaclene Diaz, Chinwendu Emelum, Andrew Getz, Marcil Gobraiel, Eric Ledesma, Kayla Lennon, Guido Molina, Duke Nyangweso, Maham Saeed, Julissa Saenz, William Schaffer, Dariusz Serwach, Stephen Szulc, Brenda Sarai Valladares, Kyle Woolley.

  New members with existing student members of the Honors Society

Invited speaker: Walter Kaczetow

                                                       2012-2013 Scholarship Recipient                                                             

  • Dr. John Reckzeh - Harvey Weiss Scholarship Award to   Brenda Valladares, Daniela Petofi, Maham Saeed;
  • John Raines Memorial Scholarship to    Melissa Tomace;
  • Foster E. Grossnickle Scholarships to   Bernard Lipat, Leana Suleiman

 

Dr. Bennett and Bernard Lipat

 From left to right: Maham Saeed, Dr. Bennett, Daniela Petofi, Brenda Valladares


The Hudson Area Math Alliance (HAMA) honored 5 of our students on May 18, 2011. Criteria for the award is that the student graduated from a public secondary school in Hudson county, met all requirements for a BA in math, and completed all of the requirements for K-12 Math Teacher Certification or K-5 Elementary plus 5-8 Middle School Mathematics.

    
From left to right:  Mary Ellen Farnelli, Deborah Bennett, Tracy Goycochea , Peter Morin, Edward Roesing
    Not pictured: Elizabeth Kaczka

In addition, nine teachers were honored as "Math Teacher of the Year" from individual schools. Among them were:
 
Billy Urena, NJCU BA in Math, math teacher at Dickinson High School, Jersey City
Deka Torres, NJCU BA in Math, math teacher at Bayonne High School
Jeanette Flores, NJCU MA in Math Eduction, math teacher at Union City High School

                                                               2011-2012                                                                                     

A induction ceremony for the National Mathematics Honors Society-Kappa Mu Epsilon  and presentation of Scholarships was on 4/28/2011, 3pm. Dean of the college of art and science, Dr. Barbara Feldman gave a speech at the ceremony.
The new members are Allison Arbitblit, Melvyn Drag, Jeimy Hirujo, Rusty Laracuenti, Bernard Lipat, Lina Nassar, Daniela Petofi, Dariusz Serwach, Elisa Tejada, Rachid Zguiouar.

From left to right Jeimy, Melvyn, Bernard, Allison, Rusty and Elisa
      
From left to right Jeimy, Melvyn, Bernard, Allison, Rusty, Elisa, Tracy, Peter, Phill, Cody
Karen, Jeimy, Melvyn, Bernard, Allison, Rusty, Elisa, Debbie, Zhixiong, Yi, Barbra


From left to right Karen, Melvyn, Yilmary, Elisa, Alyson, Barbra

Dr. John Reckzeh Memorial Scholarship Award and the Harvey Weiss Scholarship Award recipients are Elisa Tejada and Alyson Stenzhorn.

John Raines Memorial Scholarship recipient is Yilmary Fernandez.

Foster E. Grossnickle Scholarship recipients are Melvyn Drag and Rachid Zguiouar



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Supported by Math Club and KME (Mathematics Honors Society) 
 3:30-5:30 p.m. on April 11th, 2011 at K554

Workshop for  GRE Preperation
Supported by Math Club and KME (Mathematics Honors Society) 
 3:30-5:30 p.m. on April 18th, 2011 at K554


 
 


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