# Outreach programs

The Department of Mathematics is proud to support the following activities geared towards diverse audiences, as well as numerous activities for undergraduate students that take place outside the regular classroom setting.

## General public

**
Math Awareness Month**

Each year, the month of April is designated the Mathematics Awareness
Month by the American Mathematical
Society, the American Statistical
Association, the Mathematical
Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied
Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics. The Math Department hosts an annual Open House, Math Mini-Fair, with games, movies, contests and prizes.

## High school students

**
High School Mathematics Contest**

The Mathematics Department hosts an annual math contest for high school students. For information contact the faculty sponsor, Oksana Shatalov or the administrator Donna Hoffman.

**Summer Math Research Training**

SMaRT Camp is a two-week summer program for gifted high school students selected on a national basis.

**
The Derivative Bee**

Each spring the Math Department runs a Math contest for all students to see who can compute derivatives accurately and fastest. All derivatives are at the level of first semester calculus. It is open to high school and college students. For information contact the faculty sponsor, David Manuel.

**
The Integral Bee**

Each spring the Math Department runs a Math contest for all students to see who can compute integrals accurately and fastest. All integrals are at the level of second semester calculus. It is open to high school and college students. For information contact the faculty sponsor, David Manuel.

## Middle school students

**
Summer Educational Enrichment in Math**

SEE-Math is a two-week summer camp for gifted and honors level math students entering 6th, 7th or 8th grades. For information contact the faculty sponsor, Philip Yasskin or the administrator Donna Hoffman.

**
TAMU Math Circle**

The TAMU Math Circle is a weekly gathering of 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade math students from the Brazos Valley to do interesting and fun math activities with faculty from our Math Department. It is jointly sponsored by the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. For information contact the faculty sponsors, Frank Sottile or Philip Yasskin.

## Middle and high school teachers

**
AP Calculus Institute**

For information contact the faculty sponsor, Sandra Nite, or the administrator Cara Barton.

**
Teacher Quality Grant Program**

For information contact the faculty sponsors, G. Donald Allen or Sandra Nite or Jennifer Whitfield.

**
Math Instructional Coaches Program**

For information contact the faculty sponsors, G. Donald Allen or Sandra Nite or Jennifer Whitfield.

**
Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle**

The Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle is an organization of Math Faculty and High School and Middle School Teachers who get together periodically to do interesting and fun math activities. For information contact the faculty sponsor, Philip Yasskin.