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Professor, Mathematics | Advisor, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Professor; Mathematics Advisor; Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Advisor;
Campus Representative, Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges of New Jersey;
Faculty Representative: Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Barry Goldwater Scholarship, Excellence in Education, Udall Foundation Scholarship.
Ed.M., M.A., Columbia University
M.S., B.A., Hunter College
Classes: Basic Mathematics; Basic Algebra; Business Mathematics; College Algebra; Precalculus, Introduction to Statistics and Probability; GED Mathematics; GED Science.
Professor Lai is widely known at HCCC for his tireless work as Advisor to the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. In addition to his scholastic endeavors and work with honor society students, he is involved in volunteer projects and events nearly every week. These include volunteering with Friends of Liberty State Park, Bike MS, MuckFest MS, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Walk, MS, Garden State Episcopal Community Development food pantry and homeless memorial, New York City Triathlon, City Challenge, Sharkfest, and more. Born and raised in the Big Apple, Professor Lai previously taught Mathematics at City University of New York.