Monthly Archives: October 2020

Chloe Mattila and Joe Brennan Receive 2020 Sue Prazak Award

Congratulations to Joe Brennan and Chloe Mattila, joint recipients of the 2020 Prazak Award.

This award its named for Sue Prazak, a beloved former CofC math professor known for her talent as an amazing teacher and who sadly died earlier this year.  The award is given each year to exceptional math majors who intend to teach mathematics.

Two Mathematical Finance Related Announcements

Congratulations to Sonia Kopel, a former CofC math major and math grad student.  Sonia, who now works at Citibank, was selected as Alumna of the Month by the Graduate School.  For more information about her, see this announcement (and be sure to watch the video in which she talks about the way her mathematics training prepared her for her career in finance).

Any math students who want to follow in her footsteps might be interested in attending the Virtual Finance Careers Seminar on November 6th.  (Click here to register or see flyer below.) The seminar will feature special guest, Dean Shao, as well as Cory Werkheiser from the Student Success Center. After a brief introduction, students will be able to “Choose Your Path” and enter breakout rooms featuring the following career paths and professionals.