2011-12-28 / Maine

Maine professor receives national award

SOUTH PORTLAND (AP) — A professor at Southern Maine Community College has been awarded the 2011 Teaching Excellence Award from the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.

Florence Chambers, who came to the South Portland campus in 2001, is one of six instructors nationwide to receive the award.

She tells The Portland Press Herald that teaching has always been her passion.

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