Jessica Eisenhauer honored as outstanding senior

Jessica Eisenhauer, center, surrounded by family, receives the 2016 graduate certificate of summa cum laude. The award was presented by (pictured from left) Dr. Bernard Badzioch, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Dr. David Hemmer, Chair, Department of Mathematics. Photograph by Dr. John Ringland.

Published May 19, 2016

The mathematics department held a commencement ceremony on May 15, 2016, followed by a reception for graduates, their families, and faculty. At the reception the department’s outstanding senior, Jessica Eisenhauer, was honored and made some brief remarks.

Jessica graduates summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and minors in economics and statistics. Jessica, an Honors College Scholar, is a recipient of the UB Provost Scholarship, the Masonic Patriotic Scholarship, and the Scottish Rite Scholarship.

While excelling in college courses, she has been involved in several extracurricular activities. She worked on research projects at the Industrial Engineering Department, and served as a teaching assistant in the Department of Mathematics.

Jessica also completed internships at Independent Health in Buffalo, and at Liberty Mutual in Boston. This fall, Jessica will return to the Math Department to pursue a PhD in mathematics.