Math Center offers fall workshops

HECUA seeks part-time
program coordinator

Fellowship Coordinator,
Graduate Fellowship on
Philanthropy and Human
Rights Higher Education
Consortium for Urban Affairs
(HECUA) Twin Cities Metro
Area-MN

HECUA seeks a parttime,
creative, detail-oriented
program coordinator for the
Graduate Fellowship on
Philanthropy and Human
Rights. This position provides
primary coordination,
promotion, outreach and
recruitment for a one-year
fellowship for graduate
students of color sponsored
by the Otto Bremer
Foundation and administered
by HECUA.

Terms: This is a yearround
position, constituting
20 hours per week. This
position is grant funded and
renewable every two years.
Compensation is $13,780
plus competitive benefits
including group health and
dental insurance.

Preference is given to
applications received on or
before Aug. 22, 2006.

The Center for Academic Excellence is
holding another round of workshops to prepare
for math and statistics courses in Fall 2006.
The next round of workshops will be offered in
January to prepare for Spring 2007. All
workshops are open to students, faculty and
staff of Metropolitan State University.

Registration is required to ensure space and
material availability. Unless otherwise noted,
all workshops will be on the Saint Paul
Campus, Library and Learning Center, Room
306 or Room 307. Upcoming workshops are:

Preparation Workshops

Preparing to take Math 101 Exploring Functions

This workshop is designed for students
who will be taking Exploring Functions in Fall
2006. Participants will review techniques
and skills in simplifying arithmetic expressions
involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals,
and percents.

• Session A: Monday, Aug. 21, 6–8 p.m.
• Session B: Thursday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.–noon

Preparing to take Math 115 College Algebra
or Math 120 Precalculus

This workshop is designed for students
who will be taking College Algebra or
Precalculus in Fall 2006. Participants will
review techniques and skills in simplifying
algebraic expressions involving exponents,
radicals, and polynomials. This will include
factoring.

• Session A: Monday, Aug. 21, 1–3 p.m.
• Session B: Monday, Aug. 21, 6–8 p.m.

Preparing to take Stat 201 Statistics I
This workshop is designed for students
who will be taking Statistics I in Fall 2006.
Participants will review techniques and skills in simplifying numeric expressions and formulas

involving whole number, fractions, decimals,
and percents. Study techniques useful for
learning statistics will be introduced.
• Session A: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6–8 p.m.
• Session B: Thursday, Aug. 24, 1–3 p.m.

Graphing Calculator Workshops

Introductory Level

This level is intended for students who
have never used the graphing calculator before
and/or will be taking MATH 101 Exploring
Functions, MATH 115 College Algebra, or
STAT 201 Statistics I. Participants will explore
the essential operations of the calculator and
introduce the equation editor, graphing keys,
and statistic menu.

• Session A: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.–noon
• Session B: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6–8 p.m.
• Session C: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 6–8 p.m.;
Midway Center, Room E
• Session D: Thursday, Aug. 24, 6–8 p.m.;
Midway Center, Room E
• Session E: Saturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m.–noon,

Statistics Level
This level is intended for students who
have used the calculator before and will be
taking STAT 201 Statistics I. Participants will
explore the statistic and distribution menus and
introduce techniques used in descriptive and
inferential statistics.
• Session A: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 1–3 p.m.
• Session B: Thursday, Aug. 24, 6–8 p.m.;
Midway Center, Room D
• Session C: Saturday, Aug. 26, 1–3 p.m.

College Algebra Level
This level is intended for students who
have used the calculator before and will be
taking MATH 115 College Algebra or MATH
120 Precalculus. Participants will explore the
graphing and math menus and introduce
techniques used in solving equations and
programming.
• Session A: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 6–8 p.m.;
Midway Center, Room D
• Session B: Thursday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m.–noon