Outreach & Engagement

Faculty in the Department of Mathematical Sciences sustain a strong program of community and scholarly outreach and engagement.  

High Country MathCounts Contest: The High Country MathCounts Competition was held Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in the Parkway Ballroom of the ASU Plemmons Student Union.  Grades 6-8 teams from Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Watauga, and Wilkes Counties are invited to participate and can be from public or private schools or home schoolers. Additional information can be found at the MathCounts site.  If you have additional questions, please email mathoutreach@appstate.edu. 

Elevating Mathematics: A mathematics cotest for students in grades 4-6, the Elevating Mathematics contest provides opportunities for team and individual mathematics problem solving challenges. 

High Country Robotics: A joint effort of the Departments of Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science, and Physics and Astronomy, the High Country Robotics contest pits student-created sumo-bots against each other in the ring.  

Public School Partnership: In cooperation with the Reich College of Education Public School Partnership, mathematics faculty engage with teachers from the region in exploring mathematics teaching and learning, discussing collaborative efforts in curriculum and activities, and more.  

NC Regional Math Contest: For high school students in their first mathematics course (Math 1), the Regional Math Contest is affiliated with the North Carolina State High School Mathematics Contest sponsored by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

COMAP: The AppState Department of Mathematical Sciences is a grading site for the COMAP (Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications) contest in mathematical modeling for college teams from around the world. 

Moody's Mega Math Contest: Faculty in the Department of Mathematical Sciences also grade for the annual Moody's Mega Math Challenge, a mathematical modeling problem solving competition for high shool students.  


Mathematical Sciences
342 Walker Hall
121 Bodenheimer Dr
Boone, NC 28608
828-265-8617 fax

Department Chairperson
Dr. Eric Marland

Assistant Chairperson
Dr. Rick Klima


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