SCF Mathematics Instructor Wins Early Career Teaching Award

Bradenton, Fla. Jun. 20, 2024

(Bradenton, Fla., June 20, 2024) Robert Shollar, a mathematics department instructor at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), has won the Early Career Teaching Award from the Mathematical Association of America-Florida Section (MAA). Shollar is the second recipient of this annual award given to a full-time Florida college or university faculty member with an outstanding start in a mathematics career.

Altay Ozgener, also an SCF mathematics department professor and MAA officer, nominated Shollar for the award recognizing skilled and innovative mathematics teaching that effectively impacts students beyond the classroom. Ozgener announced Shollar’s award at the annual joint meeting of the MAA and the Florida Two-Year College Mathematics Association. He later presented Shollar with an awards plaque during an SCF mathematics department celebration.

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SCF mathematics instructor Robert Shollar presented the Mathematical Association of America Early Career Teaching Award plaque.

Photo caption: (R to L) Altay Ozgener presents Robert Shollar with the MAA-Florida Section Early Career Teaching Award at an SCF mathematics department celebration.

Photo credit: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota