Pellissippi State names Pevey new Mathematics Department dean

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female portraitIn December, Pellissippi State Community College named Nancy Pevey the new dean of the Mathematics Department. Pevey has served as a Mathematics faculty member at the college since 1996.

“She has been a leader in a variety of design, improvement and implementation initiatives at Pellissippi State,” said Ted A. Lewis, vice president of Academic Affairs at Pellissippi State.

“As student success coordinator of the Mathematics Department and developer of the supplemental instruction program for the college, she has demonstrated her commitment to student success.”

Pevey began her career at Pellissippi State as an adjunct faculty member in math in 1996 and became a full-time faculty member in 2000. She also has served as director of the college’s Quality Enhancement Plan, “Strong to the Core.”

In 2012, Pevey received a Teaching Excellence Award from the Tennessee Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.

“I’m looking forward to the opportunities of this position to serve the math faculty and the new challenges and responsibilities that will unfold in the coming years,” Pevey said.

Pevey earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and a master’s from the University of South Carolina, both in mathematics education. She has instructed students in middle and high school as well as college.

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