Students having difficulty with mathematical skills are encouraged to make use of the free peer tutoring services offered in the Michael C. Walker Math Center. Students are also encouraged to utilize the solution manuals and alternative texts that are provided in the Center for their benefit.
The Michael C. Walker Math Center is a hub of activity. The Math Club uses this setting as their home base. The majors enjoy time with each other, either discussing real work or real life, and the tutors welcome all others who would like to know more. Majors and non-majors alike use it as a valuable learning resource as well as a gathering place.
Location: Peckham 202
Director: Heather Ames Lewis
Michael C. Walker
A Rochester native, Michael C. Walker received his doctorate in business then went on to work at J.P. Morgan Chase as vice president in marketing and finance. For the next 25 years he was CEO of Seniorsfirst, implementing innovative programs to keep seniors in their own homes. He also had his own real estate and management consultancy business and lectured on marketing in higher education. Mr. Walker was active in his community and served on the Board of Trustees at Nazareth College from 2005 - 2007, on the board of the Kilian J. & Caroline F. Schmitt Foundation, as well as a number of other non-profit boards. He was described as a “warm and caring guy…empathy is one characteristic that made him a non-stereotypical CEO”, and leaves behind a large and loving family.