Mighty Math Kids Club Awarded $17,500

Submitted by Faith-Anne Dohm on November 3, 2010

Patti Glassford ’85, Fairfield Trustee and CFO at General Electric (GE), selected the Mighty Math Kids Club, directed by Dr. Jen Goldberg, for a $17,500 GE award. The Mighty Math Kids Club is an after-school math program for students at 4 schools in Bridgeport and New Haven in upper elementary grades. The math club encourages active participation of students, striving for deeper understandings of mathematical concepts, as well as enjoyment of the world of mathematics!

Dr. Goldberg, graduate students, and alumni collaborate to teach the math sessions and to conduct research to better understand student learning. Participating math clubs will come to Fairfield University’s campus on December 10th for “Connect-the-Dots: Exploring Math Through the Arts.”

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