Patrick Grande, Associate Professor of Mathematics, began his career at FM in 1996. Prior to FM, he taught at Catonsville Community College outside of Baltimore, Maryland and spent one year as a graduate teaching assistant at SUNY Albany. His course offerings at FM include Survey of Mathematics, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Statistics, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I and II, Survey of Calculus, and Differential Equations.
Pat has served on both the College’s Student Life and Assessment Committees; served on various search committees to fill such positions as Math faculty, Coordinator of Advising, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Provost and Vice President; worked on the Perkins Grant to try and improve Math success rates; and was advisor to the Ski Club. Currently he is working on the Technological Education Pathways Partnership (TEPP) Grant; serves as Division Chair of the Mathematics Department; and is an Academic Advisor.
His membership to professional organizations include the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), the New York State Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (NYSMATYC), and the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State(AMTNYS).
In his free time, Pat enjoys home improvement projects, landscaping and gardening, playing tennis, skiing and ice skating.
Pat earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Siena College and a M.A. in Mathematics from University at Albany. He also earned a Certificate in Computer Science from Siena.