April 11, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab
SRU’s Jensen earns faculty mentoring award
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Jacqueline Jensen, Slippery Rock University instructor of mathematics, earned the Distinguished Faculty Mentor of Undergraduate Mathematics Students Award from the Allegheny Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
The award honors mathematicians who make a significant contribution to the development of mathematics majors as scholars.
Jensen has taken SRU undergraduates to the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics and overseen several student-faculty research projects on Knot Theory. She joined SRU in 2010.
The Allegheny Mountain chapter of the Mathematical Association promotes mathematical education and serves western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.