Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
April 13, 2010
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has recognized Terry McCabe, assistant professor of mathematics and associate director of the Mathworks program at Texas State University-San Marcos, with the Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in Texas Award.
The honor was announced during the MAA’s annual Texas Section meeting held at Abilene Christian University April 10.
McCabe has been involved with Mathworks for almost two decades, and is also one of the co-authors of the Mathworks curriculum that is being piloted by over 1,300 middle school students across Texas.
About the MAA
The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. Members include university, college and high school teachers; graduate and undergraduate students; pure and applied mathematicians; computer scientists; statisticians; and many others in academia, government, business and industry. For more information, see www.maa.org.
Texas Mathworks is a center for innovation in mathematics education at Texas State. With numerous outreach programs and summer math camps, Mathworks enlists both students and faculty in developing model programs and self-sustaining learning communities that engage Texas students from all backgrounds in doing mathematics at a high level.
For more information, contact Mathworks at (512) 245-3439, or visit their website at www.txstate.edu/mathworks.