Title: Senior Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Campus: Tinley Park, Ill.

Ms. Strauch is a senior professor at DeVry University where she specializes in mathematics and psychology. She shares her expertise with students by teaching arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus courses.

Ms. Strauch has been an educator for nearly twenty-five years and has taught at several colleges, including Prairie State College, National Lewis University, South Suburban College, Moraine Valley Community College and DeVry University, where she has spent the last sixteen years. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Ms. Strauch is an active member with the Mathematical Association of America, Association for Women in Mathematics and American Mathematical Association.

Ms. Strauch received a master’s degree in mathematics education and bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and mathematics from Purdue University. This year, she was honored with the Ron Taylor Award from DeVry University for her outstanding performance and dedication to the teaching profession.

Thought Leadership

-       Foresees a growth in gaming, counting and encryption as it relates to teaching methods

-       Believes the most necessary skills for students are flexibility and a willingness to approach new topics and applications

-       As areas of study such as gaming, counting, encryption, medicine and electronics expand, so will applications of mathematics. Online learning will continue to innovatively alter the way that students learn

To schedule an interview with Barbara Strauch, please contact Colleen Coors at (312) 861-5267 or colleen.coors@mslgroup.com.

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