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Cumberlands Inducts New Members into the Kentucky Beta Chapter


Williamsburg, Ky., - The Kentucky Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon at University of the Cumberlands initiated eight new members at its annual banquet held on February 24th at the Cumberland Inn. Kyle Harris, chapter president, presided.

The newly inducted members included the following:

Dr. Reid Davis, Laurie Ann Anderson of Tullahoma, Tenn., Charle Cherie Delph of London, Ky., Rebecca Danielle Engle of Batavia, Ohio, Erin Elise Newell of Columbus, Ind., Katie Jean Ruf of Connersville, Ind., Shelly Anne Schnee of Milan, Ohio, John Stanley Steely of Williamsburg, Ky.

For the 2006-2007 school year, the Kentucky Beta Chapter elected Sarah Strunk as president, Lane Royer as vice president, John Steely as secretary, and Charle Delph as treasurer. Dr. John Hymo serves as chapter sponsor, and Dr. Jonathan Ramey serves as corresponding secretary.

The Kentucky Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honor society, was founded in 1993 and is only the second such chapter in Kentucky. To be eligible to be a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a student must have completed three semesters, must be in the top 35% of their college class, must have completed three college-level math courses including at least one semester of calculus, and must have an average of B or higher in all math courses.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 117th year of operation. UC offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and 9 pre-professional programs, as well as online and accelerated, nontraditional programs for adults.