September 2016 - Tanya Lueder

by Heather Williams | Jan 12, 2017
Tanya Lueder

Tanya Lueder, Instructor of Math and Computer Science, has been at LSUA since 2008. She was awarded her Bachelors of Science degree in Chemical Engineering in 1998 and Masters of Science degree in Mathematics in 2010, both from Louisiana State University, and is currently working on her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computational Analysis Modeling from LA Tech University. During her time at LSUA, she has been awarded a Board of Regents Undergraduate Enhancement Grant in the amount of $49,300 to install computers in the Math Tutoring Lab and two LASip grants in the total amount of $315,688.88 to offer PD to RPSB teachers on Common Core Mathematics Standards.  She was also a recipient of the 2014 CTE Teaching Innovation Award for her work in videoing her college algebra lectures.  Her research interests include: graph theory, number theory, math puzzles, and math education.Mrs. Lueder will be hosting a series of lectures for life-long learners as part of the Roy and Vinita Martin Endowed Professorship.  She will facilitate a committee that will invite 10-12 lecturers on science or culture to present at LSUA over the next two years.  Possible topics include edible plants, basics of birding, basics of astronomy, how to solve a Sudoku puzzle, Native-American culture, and Cajun culture.   The goals are to involve middle schoolers and recent retirees in the process of life-long learning and to spotlight faculty and local talent.  Join us in congratulating Tanya Lueder as the September Faculty Spotlight!