The College of Information and Mathematical Sciences (CIMS) at Clayton State University and the Clayton State Library will be hosting hundreds of local secondary school students on campus on Saturday, Feb. 1.
CIMS will be sponsoring the MathCounts! South-East Perimeter Chapter Competition. Run by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, with Clayton State as the site host and Dr. Catherine Matos, associate professor of Mathematics the Clayton State coordinator, MathCounts! should draw 100 middle schoolers for the competition, along with their team coaches and parents. In addition to the competition, Matos will be speaking to the students about Clayton State’s Dual Degree and Regents’ Engineering Transfer Programs with Georgia Tech and how their dreams can be made real.
On the same day, Clayton State will also be the site of the Sixth Annual Metro Atlanta Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Competition, with the Library hosting more than 500 people for the competition, which will take place all over the Clayton State campus from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information on Clayton State’s hosting the Reading Bowl, contact Director of Libraries Dr. Gordon Baker at (678) 466-4334 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl, go to http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/hrrb/.
Registration/sign-in for MathCounts! is scheduled for 8 a.m., in the James M. Baker University Center. Following the competition, the awards ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., also in the Baker Center. The actual competition will take place in four classrooms on the second floor of the Baker Center; UC-262, UC-265, UC-267 and UC-272.
For further information on Math Counts! contact Matos at (678) 466-4434.
Above, Left to Right, Dr. Catherine Matos & Dr. Gordon Baker
A unit of the University System of Georgia where dreams are made real, Clayton State University is located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta.