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Kappa Mu Epsilon Inducts New Members into UC’s Chapter


New inductees pictured are row 1: Anthony DeRocchis, Emily Campbell, Joanah Renner, and Ashley Bee. Row 2: Deron Higgins, Nicole Braden, Cedric Muteshi, and Breanne Schroeder.

Williamsburg, KY - The Kentucky Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honor society, was founded in 1993 at University of the Cumberlands and is only the second such chapter in Kentucky.

To be eligible to be a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a student must have completed 3 semesters of college study, must be in the top 35% of their college class, must have completed 3 college-level math courses including at least one semester of calculus, and must have an average of B or higher in all math courses.

On February 18, 2011, the Kentucky Beta Chapter initiated new members at its annual banquet at the Cumberland Inn. A second induction was held on April 28 with Amy Roberts (Winchester, KY), Chapter President, presiding.

New members inducted were: Ashley Leann Bee (Helenwood, TN), Elizabeth Nicole Braden (Powell, TN), Emily Paige Campbell (London, KY), Mollie Elizabeth Creech (Corbin, KY), Anthony Michael DeRocchis (Williamsburg, KY), Rufus Deron Higgins (Corbin, KY), Cedric Lusuli Muteshi (Nairobi, Kenya), Kallye Joanah Renner (Cincinnati, OH), and Breanne Nicole Schroeder (Ottawa, OH).

For the 2011-2012 school year, the Kentucky Beta Chapter elected Nicole Braden as president, Deron Higgins as vice president, Emily Campbell as secretary, and Joanah Renner as treasurer. Dr. John Hymo serves as chapter sponsor and Dr. Jonathan Ramey serves as corresponding secretary.

Located in Williamsburg, KY, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; nine graduate degrees, including two doctorates, a specialist, and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.