# News

Jon Gregg began pursuing his Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at Michigan State University in the fall of 2018. As far as traveling goes, Jon says that parenthood is enough of an adventure for him.

Meet Bob Elmore, a mathematics education doctoral student who is beginning his first year as a full-time student in PRIME.

Oyemolade “Molade” Osibodu, PRIME mathematics education doctoral student, is featured in the 2018 edition (Volume 13) of *The Engaged Scholar Magazine*, an annual publication by University Outreach and Engagement at MSU.

Sunyoung Park is originally from South Korea. Starting the mathematics education doctoral program in PRIME this year is her first time living abroad.

Several mathematics education faculty and doctoral students will be presenting at the 2018 Meeting of the National Numeracy Network (NNN) later this week.

Meet Sarah Gady, first year mathematics education doctoral student in PRIME. Sarah was born and raised in Spokane, Washington.

You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Meeting of the National Numeracy Network (NNN) on Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Wells Hall.

Sunghwan Byun, Merve Kursav, and Molade Osibodu have been accepted to professional development fellowship programs for the 2018-19 academic year.

Meet Rileigh Luczak, who began pursuing a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at Michigan State University in the fall of 2018.

The Program in Mathematics Education is delighted to welcome five outstanding doctoral students to Michigan State University this fall. Robert “Bob” Elmore, Sarah Gady, Jonathan “Jon” Gregg, Rileigh Luczak, and Sunyoung Park are starting their first year full-time in the doctoral program in Mathematics Education.

This Saturday, March 17, the 2018 Michigan Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (MI-AMTE) Conversations among Colleagues Conference will take place at the Student Center at Eastern Michigan University.

AJ Edson, a PRIME mathematics education faculty member, has been recently accepted into the "Service, Teaching, and Research" (STaR) program for 2018.

Merve Kursav started pursing a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education here at Michigan State University in Fall 2017.

Shiv Karunakaran joined the Program in Mathematics Education and the Mathematics Department at Michigan State University this fall as part of the faculty.

Monica Karunakaran is one of the newest faculty members of PRIME, joining the unit in August.

Meet Valentin Kuechle, a first year mathematics education doctoral student in PRIME.

PRIME is pleased to welcome Monica Karunakaran and Shiv Karunakaran to the Mathematics Education community at MSU.

Chuck Fessler just began his journey here at Michigan State University as a doctoral student in the Program in Mathematics Education.

The PRIME Graduate Student Organization (GSO) organized a picnic at Lake Lansing Park in Haslett last week to welcome new mathematics education doctoral students and faculty and welcome back those returning.

Meet Melissa Hale, first year mathematics education doctoral student in PRIME.