North Central College - Naperville, IL

McMahon gives talks to parents, educators

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Mary McMahon, associate professor of mathematics
Mary McMahon, associate professor of mathematics

Mary McMahon, North Central College associate professor of mathematics and mathematics education coordinator, gave a presentation titled “College on the MIND?” on Oct. 19 at Math Night for Parents, an event sponsored by the mathematics department at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville. Other presenters included Jim Fox ’00, math major and secondary education minor, and Amy Van Vlerah, who completed her teacher certification at North Central. Both are teachers at Neuqua.  

McMahon also gave a presentation on Oct. 21 on the topic “Discrete Mathematics: The Mathematics That You Never Learned in School” to K-12 teachers at the annual meeting and conference of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Springfield, Ill.

McMahon has been on the faculty at North Central since 1986. She received her B.A. from St. John’s University and her M.S. from Queens College of the City University of New York.