A planning committee was assembled by Associate Dean Sung Hu of faculty from the College of Science and Engineering and the College of Education to develop a proposal for a Center focusing on math and science education.

August 2006

Funds and plans to establish the Center were approved by President Corrigan and Provost and Vice President Gemello, with a commitment to fund the Center through 2011.


CSME Faculty Minigrant Program established. Profs. Dempsey and Trautman serve as Interim co-Directors.


Establishment of the MSTI Fellows Program, Spaceward Bound and STAR Internship Program. Director: Dr. Jan Mokros. Faculty co-directors: Dave Dempsey, Eric Hsu, and Ray Trautman. Project Director: Jamie Chan.


Establishment of the MSTI Fellows Resource Room. CSME Summer Internships established. Interim Director: Dr. Nilgun Ozur.  Faculty co-directors: Adrienne Cool (Physics and Astronomy), Dave Dempsey, and Eric Hsu. Project Director: Jamie Chan.


Expansion of the MSTI Fellows Program to more than 40 members. Establishment of CSME Annex and Math Education Resource Center. Pilot program of trainings for science GTAs. Faculty co-directors: Adrienne Cool (Physics and Astronomy), Eric Hsu and Kimberly Tanner (Biology). Project Director: Jamie Chan.


Expansion of the CSME Teacher Fellows Program to more than 50 members. Reinstatement of the Supplemental Instruction courses. Director: Eric Hsu. Faculty In Residence: Adrienne Cool (Physics and Astronomy). Project Directors: Jamie Chan, Concha Gomez (Fall 2010), Brandy Wiegers (SP 2011).