Misericordia Math Department Recognizes Michael Gottstein
GOTTSTEIN RECOGNIZED-Misericordia University senior Michael Gottstein, Drums, left, is shown with Dr. Jay Stine, chair, Department of Mathematics, after receiving his award during a ceremony on campus.

The Department of Mathematics at Misericordia University recently recognized the academic accomplishments of its top graduate at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on campus.

Michael Gottstein of Drums was presented with Dr. Joseph Tomasovic Memorial Award that is given to the graduating mathematics student who best represents the department’s academic standards and displays exceptional commitment to the Mathematics Department and to Misericordia University. He plans to pursue a Ph. D. in mathematics at Binghamton University in the fall.

For more information about Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu.Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 45 academic programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full-and part-time formats. Misericordia University ranks in the top tier of the Best Regional Universities –North category of U. S. News and World Report’s 2017 edition of Best Colleges, and the Princeton Review recognizes MU as a 2017 Best Northeastern College, and is including in the 2017-18 “Best Colleges’’ list compiled by MONEY Magazine.