When Alexander Perlak ’20 first arrived at the Mount, he thought he would be pursuing a certification in Education.
After his first semester, however, he realized that being a teacher just wasn’t for him. “The Mount puts their students in the ‘real world’ during their first year to gain experience to make sure this is the right program for them,” he explains, an opportunity he is so grateful for.
He was already a Mathematics major, but after dropping the Education certification, he wasn’t sure how to proceed.
Thankfully, the faculty in the Division of Mathematics and Information Technology knew just how to guide him. Continue Reading
Last week, we heard from Francisco Mojica about his experiences with summer research, where he mentioned that he is pursuing Actuarial Science at the Mount. This week, he agreed to tell us a little more about one of the Mount’s newest concentrations: Continue Reading
Francisco Mojica, second from right, presenting his research
at the conclusion of SURE this summer.
While his counterparts were catching up on sleep and indulging in the latest Netflix show, junior Francisco Mojica was hard at work on the Mount campus this summer participating in one-on-one research through the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. We caught up with Francisco to discuss his experience with the program:
“The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) is an awesome opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in paid, intensive research over the summer. Students work one-on-one with a faculty member to complete a research project that the two collaborate on over the summer. All majors can participate in SURE, and past projects have included science, education, English, business, math, and more. Continue Reading