SCF to Host 37th Annual Suncoast Regional Math Conference

(Bradenton, Fla., November 14, 2012)— State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota's (SCF) mathematics department will host the 37th Annual Suncoast Regional Mathematics Association of America (MAA) Conference from 2 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West. Check-in begins at 2 the mathematics building 27, entrance to parking lot C off 57th Avenue.  The conference starts at 3 p.m., and mathematics sessions will be held throughout the day.

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 CollegeinSouth Hadley, Mass., a top-ranked privateliberal arts women's college.

He was a visiting professor at major universities in the United States and abroad. He has seven books and monographs to his credit, numerous research articles, and book translations from Russian and French. Click here for his full bio.

To register, visit and click on the Suncoast Conference link to access the registration form.

The event is free for students. Pre-registration is $10; registration at the door is $15. Dinner can be purchased for $20, and a t-shirt is available for $10.

The postmark deadline is Friday, Nov. 23, to qualify for the pre-registration rate. Mail registration forms with checks payable to Florida Section MAA to:

Altay Özgener
StateCollege of Florida
Department of Mathematics
5840 26th StreetWest
Bradenton, FL 34207

For additional questions, Özgener can be reached at 941-752-5227 or . Maps and directions are online at


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