White, Jacquelyn

Title: Professor and Director

Department: Department of Mathematics & Science and Honors Program

Phone: 352-588-8338

Email: jacci.white@saintleo.edu

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Rollins College
  • Master of Arts, Applied Mathematics, UCSB
  • Doctor of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, UCF

Biography:

Dr. White has been at Saint Leo University since 1998. Before that she was a mathematics professor at Brevard Community College(BCC) in Melbourne, FL. During her time at BCC, she directed a grant for the University of Central Florida while completing her Doctorate degree. Her personal interests include volleyball, reading, and spending time with her family. She played volleyball at Rollins College where she earned her undergraduate degree in Mathematics before moving to California to complete her MA in Applied Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is married and has three children. She is originally from Michigan, where she currently spends her summers.

Community Affiliation:

  • Past FLGovernor and Haimo Teaching Award Committee of Mathematical Association of America
  • Past President, VP for Programs, and VP for site of Mathematical Association of America – Florida Section
  • Past section chair of Florida Academy of Sciences
  • Member National Collegiate Honors Council, Southern Regional Honors Council, and Florida Collegiate Honors Council

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Dr. White is currently the Director of the Honors Program and Professor of Mathematics. In mathematics her focus is on the design and teaching of online courses as well as learner outcomes. She is active in the Mathematics community, serving in many leadership positions, and has received awards from multiple organizations for her service. Within the Honors Program, her teaching focus is on the senior research experience and the freshman apprenticeship. She has written several short books and has created many tutorial videos to support Pearson textbooks and learning resources.

Honors & Awards:

  • 2015 Distinguished Service Award – Mathematical Association of America – Florida Section
  • 2013-2014 Excellence in Service Award – Saint Leo University
  • 2007 Distinguished Teaching Award – Mathematical Association of America – Florida
  • 2006-2007 Arts and Sciences Researcher of the Year – Saint Leo University
  • 2005 Phyllis Meek Service Award – Florida Association for Women in Education
  • 1994-1995 Service Learning Award – Brevard Community College

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