Philip Rash has been a member of the NCSSM Mathematics faculty since 2004. A North Carolina native, he earned B.S., B.S.Ed., and M.A.Ed. degrees in Western NC, and has high school and university teaching experience prior to NCSSM. At NCSSM, Philip teaches calculus, statistics, and several post-calculus elective courses. He’s also very involved with math contests, including co-chairing the State Math Contest Committee of the NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Some of his awards include the 2016 UNC Board of Governors teaching award and a 2008 MAA Edyth May Sliffe Award. An avid aviator, Philip also enjoys flying a single-engine airplane around NC and points beyond, including making volunteer flights for patients in need of specialized, distant medical care through Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic. He also incorporates aviation in his duties at NCSSM, offering a seven-day Intro to Aviation J-Term course.
BSEd, Mathematics, Western Carolina University
BS, Computer Science, Western Carolina University
MAEd, Mathematics, Western Carolina University