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Spring, 2011

Members of the Cormier Honors College Chosen for Summer REU

31 March 2011

Crystal PeoplesTwo honors students, Jeff Anway (Class of 2013) and Crystal Peoples (Class of 2012), have been selected to participate in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program. Anway has been chosen to participate in JMU's REU, where he will study Single-Player and Two-Player Sowing Games. Peoples will travel to Iowa State's REU, where she will study matrices over C[a,b].


Honors Student Selected for TFA Education Program

19 January 2011

Becca FranklinBecca Franklin (Class of 2011) has been accepted as a teacher in the Teach for America (TFA) program. As stated on the TFA website, "Teach for America seeks to enlist our nation's most promising future leaders in the movement to eliminate educational inequity--the reality that where a child is born determines the quality of his or her education and life prospects." In the fall, Franklin will accept the position of teaching special education in Alabama's Black Belt Region. In a letter to a Longwood professor, she writes, "Thank you so much for introducing me to the [TFA] program and pushing me to present the topic at the honors [conference.]" For more information on this program, visit the TFA website.