- Departments:Mathematics, Physical Science
- Title:Faculty, Math
- Phone:(831) 646-4154
- Office #BMC 102B
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For more information, please contact the MPC math department at (831) 646 - 4140.
Tuyen Nguyen has been a full-time mathematics instructor at Monterey Peninsula College since August 17, 1999. Prior to that, he was an adjunct instructor at Hartnell College, Monterey Peninsula College, and California State University–Monterey Bay. Nguyen has taught a math course in the Business and Liberal Studies Departments at CSU–Monterey Bay. His passion is teaching different level math courses along with using technology in classroom and developing On-Line courses.
Before becoming a full-time mathematics instructor at MPC, Nguyen had developed the Math Quantitative Literacy and Intensive Math Review, which were taught at California State University Monterey Bay. He also served as a member of Math On-Line courses and a member of the search committee in the Institution for Mathematical Sciences & Applications at CSU-Monterey Bay.
Before becoming a math instructor at the university and junior colleges, he taught math at Carden El Encanto Middle School in Santa Clara and Alisal High School in Salinas. In addition to teaching at MPC, Nguyen taught Vietnamese as a volunteer to Vietnamese children at the Vietnamese Buddhist Temple in San Jose. He also served as one of the leaders of the Vietnamese Buddhist Youth Association (Gia Dinh Phat Tu) of Northern California.
Nguyen is the faculty adviser for the Monterey Peninsula College Asian Student Association and has organized its Annual Culture Show since 1999.
His greatest joy is spending time with friends and sharing many hobbies – including reading, hiking, camping, traveling, and improving his computer skills.
Tuyen Nguyen has an AA in June 1990 from Monterey Peninsula College, BA in June 1992 and an MA in June 1994 in Mathematics from University of California at Santa Cruz.