Amina El-Ashmawy

Graduation Year: 
2006

Amina El-Ashmawy (Ph.D.), Prosper :: earned two prestigious teaching honors. She won the 2015 U.S. Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. She accepted the award, which honors undergraduate teaching and mentoring, at a ceremony in Washington D.C. She was also one of 10 Texas college professors to win the Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award, which honors professors for their teaching. She has been a chemistry professor at Collin College for more than 20 years. She is a published author with multiple journal articles and textbook credits. She has been the chair to the Chemistry Department and served as the college’s liaison to the State of Texas on college readiness.