Pottstown Resident Austin Benner Inducted Into Mathematics Honor Society
To qualify for membership students must rank in the top 35 percent of their class, while completing three college mathematics courses, maintaining at least a B average in all of them.
CENTER VALLEY, PA - Recently, Austin Benner, a resident of Pottstown, Pa., was inducted into the Pennsylvania Tau Chapter of the national mathematics honor society, Kappa Mu Epsilon. Benner is a mathematics with a secondary education certification major.
To qualify for membership students must rank in the top 35 percent of their class, while completing three college mathematics courses, maintaining at least a B average in all of them. Members are recognized and honored for individual achievements in mathematics.
Founded in 1931, Kappa Mu Epsilon is a specialized honor society in mathematics that promotes the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students and to help undergraduate students realize the important role that mathematics has played in the development of civilization. The society has 144 active chapters and more than 75,000 members in 35 states.
DeSales University, in Center Valley, Pa., is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal arts university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. Founded by the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales in 1965, the 480-acre suburban campus is located 50 miles north of Philadelphia and about 90 miles south of New York City. A total enrollment of nearly 3,000 includes undergraduate day and evening students and graduate students. DeSales has approximately full-time faculty members and offers more than 35 bachelor's degrees and seven graduate programs in a wide range of disciplines.