Elkhader to say goodbye to NSU with ‘Last Lecture’ at April 26 Noon Forum

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. A. S. Elkhader will present “The Last Lecture I’d Ever Give” at the April 26 Noon Forum at Northern State University before he retires from almost 30 years of service with NSU and the state of South Dakota.

Elkhader, professor of mathematics, has been serving NSU and the state of South Dakota since August 1990. He holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Arizona State University, an M.S. degree in applied mathematics from Southern Methodist University and a B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Jordan. Additionally, he was a member of the 2008 class of the Management Development Program at Harvard University.

Elkhader has had a very successful career at Northern. He has taught numerous math courses online and on campus. He has published and made presentations at national and international meetings. His research interests include ordinary differential equations, mathematical biology, mathematics education, the use of technology in collegiate mathematics and diversity in teaching the STEM disciplines.

He has received numerous national and local awards. He is a former Senior Fulbright Scholar, a Bush Leadership Fellow, an NSU Nora Staael Evert Faculty Award recipient and the 1997 NSU Outstanding Faculty Member.

The Noon Forum events, hosted by the NSU College of Arts and Sciences, are held in the Beulah Williams Library Round Room. These events are free and open to the public.

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