San Marcos - February 28, 2012
Mathworks has recently received support from the American Math Society (AMS) Epsilon Fund, the Kinder Morgan Foundation, and Tokyo Electron Limited. Funds will give opportunities to financially disadvantaged students to attend the renowned Mathworks summer math camps. Support awards are detailed below:
AMS Epsilon Fund - $7,500
The Epsilon Fund annually recognizes the top summer math programs for youth in the nation. This is the 11th time that the Epsilon Fund has awarded a grant to the Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp.
Kinder Morgan Foundation - $4,000
As one of the world's largest oil pipeline operators, Kinder Morgan realizes the value of investing in today's students to prepare tomorrow's engineers and scientists. This donation from the Foundation will directly support Houston area students to attend the Junior and Honors Summer Math Camps. This is the second year of support from Kinder Morgan.
Tokyo Electron Ltd. - $3,000
With U.S. headquarters in Austin, Tokyo Electron specializes in semiconductor production equipment. The company's donation will support a Travis High School student to attend the upcoming HSMC.
Mathworks is a center for mathematics education at Texas State University – San Marcos with core programs of Summer Math Camps, Teacher Training and Curriculum Development. The Mathworks Junior Summer Math Camp and Honors Summer Math Camp are nationally recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. For more information about the camps, and other Mathworks programs, see www.txstate.edu/mathworks.