Dr. Frank Sanacory, an assistant professor in the Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences Department at SUNY College at Old Westbury, has been recognized by the State University of New York Board of Trustees with the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
"Dr. Sanacory has shown a commitment to creating an atmosphere that positively motivates students - whether they are enrolled in the undergraduate or graduate courses he teaches," said College President Calvin O. Butts, III, while presenting the honor during the College's recent 46th Commencement Ceremony. "His faculty colleagues credit him for his efforts to make mathematics exciting for students by stimulating their innate curiosity. We congratulate him for continually going above and beyond in his efforts to create a dynamic learning atmosphere for students."
A member of the Old Westbury faculty since 2007, Dr. Sanacory has worked actively to enhance the experience of students through such efforts as his service on the Mathematics/CIS curriculum committee, his supervision of research programs for students of the Honors College, and his development and teaching of courses for the College's graduate degree programs in Adolescence Education: Mathematics.
In addition to his work in the classroom, Dr. Sanacory has made presentations and been published in numerous journals and peer reviews regarding his research in the fields of functional analysis and in particular geometry of Banach Spaces.
Dr. Sanacory earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina and his B.S. In Mathematics from Penn State University.