Chris Eagle awarded Harry Hickman Alumni Award

Congratulations to Chris Eagle! He is this year’s recipient of the Harry Hickman Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching and Educational Leadership. The Harry Hickman Award is the highest honour for teaching excellence at the University of Victoria. This award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and educational leadership.

Chris Eagle

Christopher brings a dynamic blend of rigor and real-world relevance to mathematics instruction. His teaching goes beyond lectures, engaging students in large classes through innovative methods, such as a collaborative note-taking system that bolsters accessibility and learning. With an approach that emphasizes storytelling and problem-contextualization, Christopher shows students the excitement of math by tying complex concepts to tangible experiences. His open-source resources and grant-funded projects reflect a dedication to making education accessible and interactive, embodying his core belief that students learn best when they are actively participating and deeply connected to the subject matter.

See the other winners of the university's REACH Awards.