Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassador 2019: Corning – Jayashree Hurlburt
Jayashree (Jay) Hurlburt holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from the University of Madras, India and an M.S. in Mathematics from Kansas State University. She also did some post-graduate work at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She has been teaching at Corning Community College since 2000. Ms. Hurlburt has been active within the college community with math-related activities like Pi-day, Math Awareness Week and the High School Math Contest. She also served as the head coach for Corning Painted Post Middle School Math Counts team for 6 years. Her favorite class to teach is one in which students are motivated and hard-working. She would like all of her students to see that math is not a subject to fear but rather a very enjoyable and useful field of study.