Math Kids' Night at Trine

ANGOLA, Ind. – Area elementary students are invited to a Math Kids' Night at Trine University on Friday.

This is the third year the Trine Math Club is hosting the free event designed to pique interest in mathematics, a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field. Indiana is among the states with a Department of Education initiative to encourage a STEM education plan.

Math Kids' Night features making slime, playing games, winning prizes and eating pizza. All fun, math-related activities will be led by Trine Math Club members and Trine student volunteers. Door prizes from area sponsors will be given and donations will be accepted for Big Brothers Big Sisters. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Hershey Hall gymnasium.

Registration is preferred by Thursday so Math Club members can plan for an appropriate number of volunteers. To register children for the event, visit Those with questions may contact Julie Shaffer, Math Club president, at or 517.398.3796, or Haseeb Kazi, Ph.D., Math Club advisor and associate professor of mathematics, at