SOU’s Francie Bostwick honored by OCTM – Nov. 4



(Ashland, Ore.) — Francie Bostwick, an associate professor of mathematics at SOU, has been awarded the Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics Area Recognition Award for her leadership and service in the mathematics education community.

bostwick_francie_optimizedBostwick teaches both lower-division and upper-division courses for SOU students who are studying to become mathematics teachers, and also supervises and assists middle and high school math teachers in Southern Oregon. She was nominated for the award by Medford math teacher Sarah Dalton and Grants Pass math teacher Elaine Rozell.

Bostwick received her masters of education degree from Grand Canyon University in 1994 and a double-major bachelor’s degree in mathematics and psychology from the University of Arizona in 1990. She was a public school math teacher for 15 years before joining the SOU faculty.


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