The Math Games is a program that the Saint Mary’s Math/CS Department has been running each spring since 2012. Through this program, Saint Mary’s invites local middle school or high school students to visit the campus for fun math-themed activities biweekly for about ten weeks. We work with educationally under-served students who are under-represented in the mathematical sciences.
During the biweekly sessions, Saint Mary’s undergraduate students and faculty mentors teach mathematical games and ideas to the students, expanding their understanding of what mathematics is, and helping them develop appreciation for and comfort with mathematics. The culminating event of this project is an afternoon of fun mathematical challenges on our campus.
If you’re interested in volunteering as a mentor or participating in the games as a student please contact Prof. Ellen Veomett.