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Student Experience

Mathematics students have a wide range of options both inside and outside of the classroom, including social and academic groups and clubs. The department also recognizes students with awards for their commitment and achievements in mathematics.

Scholarships & Awards

Becky Goforth Scholarship in Mathematics

The Becky Goforth Scholarship in Mathematics honors Becky Goforth, a Trinity alumna in mathematics from the class of 1995. The scholarship was established by her family and friends to provide support for four years to an entering student who demonstrates an unusual ability in mathematics and a commitment to major in that discipline. The recipient receives $1,000 annually for four years, an individual plaque, and her or his name on a commemorative plaque in the mathematics department.

To learn more about STEM scholarships, visit the STEM scholarship page→

Junior Math Award

The junior math award is given to the junior whose performance and promise in mathematics are deemed the best by the mathematics faculty.

Service Award

The service award is given to the junior who has contributed most to the achievement of the department's goals by providing assistance with and leadership in the department's activities.

Groups & Clubs

Trinity University Mathematics Society

The Trinity University Mathematics Society (TUMS) is a service and social organization dedicated to maintaining and developing interest in mathematics. TUMS sponsors a series of activities during the National Mathematics Awareness Week, participates in intramural sports, and organizes social events. In addition, TUMS members get career leads through sponsored speakers and printed or taped presentations.

Trinity Mathematical Modeling Group

The Trinity Mathematical Modeling Group (TMMG) sponsors activities related to applied mathematics. Every year, teams from the group participate in the international Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM). TMMG also organizes social events and participates in the National Mathematics Awareness Week.