SCHOOL NOTES: State College of Florida to Host Suncoast Regional Mathematics Association Conference

State College of Florida’s mathematics department will host the 37th Annual Suncoast Regional Mathematics Association of America conference from 2-8:30 p.m., Dec. 7, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West. Check-in begins at 2 p.m. in the mathematics building 27, at the entrance to parking lot C off 57th Avenue. The plenary talk will be given by Dr. Donal O’Shea, president of New College of Florida. O’Shea earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics from Harvard University and his master’s degree and doctorate from Queens College, Ontario. Before coming to New College, O’Shea was the dean of faculty and vice president for academic affairs at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass., a top-ranked privateliberal arts women’s college.

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