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Student Activities

Actuarial Club

The actuary club participates in a number of events during the academic year. In the past, the club has hosted meetings with representatives from Safeco Life Insurance, Avandel Insurance, William M. Mercer Co., Premera / Blue Cross and PEMCO Insurance. To find out what is happening with the club this year, please contact Yvonne Chueh.

Online Actuary Resources

Contact

Dr. Yvonne Chueh

Math Club

Information about the math club can be found at the Math Club Website.

Contact

Dr. Jim Bisgard

The Mathematical Contest in Modeling

MCM is a contest where teams of undergraduates use mathematical modeling to present their solutions to real world problems. The MCM traditionally takes place in February.

Past Teams

The following is a list of past teams who participated in the MCM at CWU. You can find information about the problems they solved at Stuart Boersma's MCM Page.

2009
Successful Participant: Sara L Hanold, Amber Goodrich, Geoff La Brant
Meritorious Entry: Brandon Belieu, Russell Hess, Kyle Mitchell
2008
Successful Participant: Amber Goodrich, Alisha Zimmer
2007
Honorable Mention: Blair Sherman, Alisha Zimmer, Melissa Thompson
2006
Meritorious Entry: Amy Eglin, Blair Sherman, Fredrick Lieske III
2005
Meritorious Entry: Amy Eglin, Andrew Musselman, Nicholas Stanford
2004
Meritorious Entry & Ben Fussaro Award: Seth Miller, Dustin Mixon, Jonathan Pickett
2003
Meritorious Entry: Erik Langland, Seth Miller, Jonathan Pickett
2002
Successful Participant: Marion Andrin, Jonathan Pickett, Evan Yates
Successful Participant: Sean Baxter, Erik Langland, Andrew McNeil

Online MCM Resources

Contact Information

Dr. Stuart Boersma

Putnam Competition

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is an annual contest for college students established in 1938 in memory of its namesake. Cash prizes for the top five teams in recent years ranged from $25,000 to $5,000. Recent cash prizes for the top five individuals have been $2,500 each. The Putnam is traditionally held in December.

Online Putnam Resources

Contact Information

Dr. Jim Bisgard