6312-Malone University to Host 2012 Sigma Zeta National Convention
6312-March 21, 2012
Sigma Zeta – a national science and mathematics honor society – will hold its 2012 convention at Malone University March 29-31. Computer science, natural science, and mathematics honor students and faculty from universities across the United States will descend upon Malone's campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton.
James F. Glasgow, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science; and Scott Glasgow, a junior biology major from North Canton and vice president of the University's Sigma Zeta chapter, have secured grants from Republic Steel, The Cleveland Clinic, and the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Akron-Canton Chapter to help fund this year's conference. The conference will include presentation abstracts of original research as well as field trips to local attractions including the Great Lakes Science Center, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and the Professional Football Hall of Fame.
Sigma Zeta is a national undergraduate honor society to encourage and foster scholarly activity and recognize academic scholarship in the natural and computer sciences and mathematics.
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709