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Office: Prusmack Center 308
B.A. – SUNY, Potsdam
M.A. – SUNY, Potsdam
Ed.D. – Mathematics: Teachers College, Columbia University
Dr. Sassano earned a combined BA/MA in Mathematics, summa cum laude, as an undergraduate at SUNY Potsdam. Following graduation she taught junior high and high school mathematics for 2 years, earning permanent NYS teaching certification for Math 7-12. She then completed 2 years of graduate work and teaching at SUNY Binghamton before accepting a teaching position at Dominican University in 1992. While teaching at Dominican she earned a doctorate in the College Teaching of an Academic Subject (Mathematics) from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Dr. Sassano teaches a variety of classes including those in the Algebra/Calculus sequence and in the History of Mathematics. She also designed the Discrete Math class for the department. In 2007 she became the Mathematics Coordinator for the college. Dr. Sassano oversees the Mathematics Placement Examinations for the college. She is also the Faculty Sponsor for the college’s chapter of the Alpha Chi Honor Society.