Porter, Evelyn
Title:
Assistant Professor - Developmental Math
Office:
LA209j
Phone:
801-863-6836
Mail Code:
176
Last Updated: 10/22/14 -

Evelyn A Porter,  MEM

Developmental Mathematics

Utah Valley University

800 W. University Parkway, Orem, Utah

porterev@ uvu.edu

 

 

Education

Master of Engineering Management                         Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

2006                                                                Engineering Management

 

Bachelor of Science                                       United States Naval Academy, Annapolis,

2000                                                                Maryland

                                                                        Mathematics (Honors)

 

 

Teaching

Teaching Experience

Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah                                                                   7/07 – 7/08

Developmental Mathematics Advisor,

Department of Developmental Mathematics

 

Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah                                                                   8/07 – 7/08

Adjunct Instructor of Developmental Math,

Department of Developmental Mathematics

Intermediate Algebra

 

Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah Instructor                                                       9/08 – 6/11

Department of Developmental Mathematics

Pre-Algebra, Beginning Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra

 

Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah Assistant Professor                                        7/11- Present

Department of Developmental Mathematics

Pre-Algebra, Beginning Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra

 

Teaching Awards

Alumni Outstanding Educator of the Year Award                                                     2012/2013

UVU University College

 

 

Scholarship

Grants

UVU Center For Engaged Learning Grant ($760)                                                     Dec 2009

UVU Grant for Engaged Learning ($9680)                                                               Oct 2012

 

Presentations

Hawaii International Conference on Education, Competition in the Classroom: Does it lead to better outcomes?, Honolulu, HI, January 2013

 

Lily West Conference, Making Math Fun, Pomona, CA March 2012 (co-presented with Roxanne Brinkerhoff)

 

Math Orientation, Mathematics presentation at UVSC, Orem, UT,

Presented information on Developmental Math Course progression, prerequisites and why Math is important regardless of a students’ major. September 2007 and January 2008

 

Division of Nuclear Physics, Conference Experience for Undergraduates, Presented information about Population and Fission Cross-section of the 236 minor isomer of Uranium 235.

Asilomar, CA, October 1999

 

Service

Community

Expanding Your Horizons Booth Committee                                    Spring 2011

Expanding Your Horizons Booth Committee                                    Spring 2012

UVU Summer Youth Math Camp Organizer                                   Spring 2010 – Present

 

 

Utah Valley University

Faculty Senator for Developmental Mathematics                            Fall 2010 – Fall 2012

UC Voting Member on UVU Curriculum Committee                      Summer 2011 - Present

Member Planning Committee for UVU Policy 633                          Spring 2012 – Fall 2012

 

University College

Member Assistant Dean-University College Search Committee     Fall 2009

Chair University College Curriculum Committee                            Summer 2011 -  Present

 

 

Developmental Mathematics

Member Intervention Committee                                                      Fall 2007 – Fall 2010

Chair Department Curriculum Committee                                        Fall 2008 – Present

Member Pre-Algebra Book Selection Committee                            Fall 2009 – Spring 2010

Developmental Math Department Evening Coordinator                  Fall 2009 – Spring 2011

Chair Pre-Algebra Book Selection Committee                                 Spring 2010

Chair Math Initiative Marketing Committee                                                Summer 2011

Member Dev Math Faculty Search Committee                                Spring 2012

Member Pre-Stats (MATH 1020) committee                                                Fall 2012

Member Dev Math Faculty Search Committee                                 Summer 2013