May 17, 2019 | NVC PR | Leave a comment Congratulations to Claudia Verdin, Ph.D., a mathematics professor at Northwest Vista College. She was recently honored by the University of the Incarnate Word as a Distinguished Alumna in the UIW Spanish Program. In UIW’s Honors Convocation program, it said: She earned a doctorate degree in mathematics education from the University of the Incarnate Word. Research interest includes: recruiting, supporting, and retaining females and other minority population participation in math, and other STEM related fields. Verdin has co-authored in peer-review journals and a number of successful National Science Foundation proposals, and U.S. Department of Education grants focusing on supporting minorities, specifically females in math and STEM related fields.