Alumni Page

Welcome to all alumni of the Department of Mathematics at GVSU!

Graduates of our department are accomplishing great things in Michigan, around the country, and around the world.  On this page, you can read spotlights featuring several of our alumni.  If you'd be interested in being featured in one of our spotlights, send an email to either Prof. Haidar ( or Prof. Billings ( , who administer this web site.

Here's a report by GVSU Career Center that shows what our graduates are doing. 

If you are looking to make contacts with other department alumni, please see our alumni Facebook page.

Our annual online department newsletter is The Mackinac Gazette.

Need to contact a faculty member about a letter of recommendation?  See our faculty directory.

Alumni Spotlights

Sam Otten Spotlight

Sam Otten

Sam Otten is currently an assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Brandy Pitcher Spotlight

Brandy Pitcher

Brandelyn is now employed as a Research Statistical Analyst for the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Megan Burke Spotlight

Megan Burke

Megan Burke is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Illinois Wesleyan University. She has journeyed down a path to fight social injustice and has had two books published.

Kris Fisher Spotlight

Kris Fisher

Kristina Fisher is a Product Manager at Farmers Insurance.

Megan Shaff Simon Spotlight

Megan Shaff Simon

Megan is employed as an Assistant Actuary at Auto Owners Insurance Company in Lansing, MI.

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Page last modified April 19, 2021