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Deborah "Debbie" Rivers

Professor: Mathematics

Building: 61-1624
(909) 274-4729

BSCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona
MA — California State University, Fullerton

Deborah "Debbie" Rivers

After completing my general education course work at Mt. SAC, I transferred to Cal Poly Pomona where I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics in 1987.  I went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Cal State Fullerton in 1992.

I began my career by teaching part-time at Cal Poly Pomona and Mt. SAC from 1987-1992.  In 1992, I was hired as a full-time professor at Mt. SAC.  While working on my undergraduate degree, I was a grader, a tutor, and math secretary at Cal Poly.  My first experience teaching math was in the 1987 Summer Bridge Program at Cal Poly where I taught an all-female class of first-generation college students.  From there, I went on to become a Teaching Assistant and adjunct professor.   I have always enjoyed math and am so glad I chose this career.  I look forward to meeting a new group of students each semester who all come to class with their unique backgrounds.  To watch students mature mathematically from where they start the course to where they finish is incredibly rewarding.

I was the Department Chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department from 1997-2008, but my love for teaching has taken me back into the classroom.


Current Class Schedule:
Name Course ID Title CRN Units Days Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Building / Room
Rivers, Deborah MATH 130 College Algebra 22795 4 MW 08/24/2020 12/13/2020 07:30AM 09:35AM ONLINE
Rivers, Deborah MATH 130 College Algebra 22799 4 MW 08/24/2020 12/13/2020 09:45AM 11:50AM ONLINE
Rivers, Deborah MATH 71 Intermediate Algebra 22844 5 TR 08/24/2020 12/13/2020 07:00AM 09:35AM ONLINE