Spicer recognized by MAA for math teaching

December 10, 2017 GMT

SIOUX CITY -- Chris Spicer, associate professor of mathematics at Morningside College, was recently awarded the Iowa Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Mathematical Association of America.

The award is presented to a professor who is widely recognized as extraordinarily successful in their teaching, has teaching effectiveness that can be documented, has had influence in their teaching beyond their own institution, and fosters curiosity and generates excitement about mathematics in their students.

As the award recipient, Spicer also will be Iowa’s nominee for a national teaching award from the Mathematical Association of America.