Mathematics Department Awards

Please join us in acknowledging some outstanding achievements by our Mathematics Department faculty:

Dr. Kenneth SchillingReceived the Distinguished Teaching Award by the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America
“Ken is recognized for his clear instruction, for engaging students in problem solving, for providing career preparation for students, for encouraging high school students to become mathematicians, and for his editorial work with Classroom Capsules in the College Math Journal.”
Read a full description of Professor Schilling’s accomplishments and merits for this award.

Dr. Ricardo AlfaroNamed a UM-Flint David M. French Professor
The David M. French Professorship is one of several created by the Board of Regents to “honor faculty who have attained national or international recognition for continuous scholarly achievement, teaching excellence and recognized breadth of interest.”

Dr. Cameron McLemanReceived the UM-Flint Student Involvement and Leadership Dr. Matthew Hilton-Watson Distinguished Professor Award
“The Dr. Matthew Hilton-Watson Distinguished Professor Award is awarded to one outstanding faculty member who has contributed significantly to their students through individual teaching style and attitude towards teaching. The criteria for this award is as follows: good lecturer, must keep the individuals in their class interested, academically active and student friendly, encouraging them to learn, ask questions, discuss and is willing and available to help.”

Dr. Laura McLemanReceived the UM-Flint Dr. Lois Matz Rosen Junior Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award
This award is presented to candidates who posses the following characteristics:
• Consistent level of excellence in teaching diverse groups of students
• Demonstrated commitment to teaching through course development activities, attendance at campus teaching workshops, participation in conferences on pedagogy, publications related to pedagogy, etc.
• Recognizable commitment to UM-Flint students both inside and outside of the classroom (through advising, mentoring, or research/performance activities)”


To learn more about the UM-Flint Mathematics Department and their events, faculty, and course offerings (including the Master’s Degree, General, Teacher Certificate, and Actuarial programs) visit their website.