Mathematician Recognized for Efforst to Help College Students Succeed in Scientific and Technical Disciplines

Dr. Sylvia Foster, a mathematician and former University of Houston executive director of the Houston Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (H-LSAMP), has recently been named as an honoree for the National Technical Association’s Annual Technical Achiever of the Year award.

Foster is being recognized for her efforts to help thousands of students transform the way they learn mathematics and science.

The awards ceremony will take place at the Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel at 6:00 p.m. on October 1, 2005. Congressman Al Green (9th District, TX) will be the keynote speaker.

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Serves on the organizing committees of many workshops and conferences annually.