USF hosting high school math competition


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News release from the University of Saint Francis:

USF hosting math competition for high school students

(February 2, 2016) – The University of Saint Francis will host the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) 10/12B for students in grades 8-12 on Wednesday, February 17 at the USF main campus, 2701 Spring Street.

Activities will begin at 6 p.m. in the Doermer Family Center for Health Science Education, rooms 156 A and B with food and refreshments, and the 75-minute test will follow. A program will be available to parents during the test, and the event will wrap up with awards.

An optional 90-minute preparatory session will be offered in the Doermer Center on Wednesday, February 10 at 6 p.m. To register for the competition, contact Carolyn Exner at or 260-399-8067.

First administered in 1950, the AMC’s purpose is increasing interest in mathematics and developing problem-solving ability through a series of friendly mathematics competitions for junior (grades 8 and below) and senior (grades 9-12) high school students.

“We are excited to host this mathematics competition for the sixth consecutive year, and welcome this opportunity to provide an academic challenge in a university setting for young mathematicians,” said Dr. Victor Kutsenok of the USF Department of Mathematics.


About the University of Saint Francis
Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.


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