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Faculty Highlight: Two Math Instructors Adopt Technology...

Thursday, June 25, 2020 By Claudia Zequeira When Leonardo Vasquez, part-time faculty, mathematics, learned he had to switch his face-to-face classes online in March when our campuses closed, he spent a significant amount of time trying to figure out how to deliver content effectively. One method proved especially helpful, however: physically showing students how do […]

Brian Macon Inspires Students to Think About...

By Dani Moritz-Long Sustainability is a personal passion of Mathematics Professor Brian Macon. He drives an electric vehicle, educates his kids about sustainable practices, recycles responsibly and does his best to reduce his carbon footprint. And for good reason. Brian understands that sustainability is about much more than the trendy slogan “going green;” it’s about […]

April 2017 Kudos

Week of April 23 – 29, 2017 Valencia Graduate Featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Any avid viewer of culinary TV series “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” has likely considered dropping everything, loading the car and driving cross country to taste a culinary masterpiece featured on the Food Network TV show. This is good news for […]

Students Visit Sustainability Expo

As part of their joint Endowed Chair project, Brian Macon, professor, mathematics, and Deb Hollister, professor, psychology, attended the 2017 Sustainability Expo at Hillsborough Community College with five students on Saturday, April 8, 2017. To engage students in a crucial conversation about sustainability, Brian and Deb developed a fun and educational contest, coined the STEAM Challenge. The […]

Welcome 2015 – 2016 Faculty Fellows, Brian Macon...

Last month we introduced you to two Center for Teaching/Learning Innovation faculty fellows. This month, meet Brian Macon and Daeri Tenery, who share in their own words what they look forward to accomplishing in their expanded roles as fellows for the 2015 – 2016 academic year: Brian Macon, Professor of Mathematics, Faculty Fellow for Learning […]

October 2014 Kudos

Week of October 26 – November 1, 2014 Security Officer Charles Williams Receives Commendation from Orange County Sheriff Heroes are among us. Congratulations to Charles Williams, security officer, who was awarded a “Certificate of Commendation for Excellence” from Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Charles received the commendation for coming to the […]

The “Stay” Sabbatical: How Brian Macon Customized the...

By Brian Macon, Professor of Mathematics and Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Unlike many other faculty members, my sabbatical leave did not involve a trip. Instead, it provided me renewed achievement and growth and afforded me the opportunity to work on my dissertation for my Ph.D. program, which was extremely valuable. I was accepted as a […]