BIOGRAPHY 
Dr. Perry Gillespie joined the Math and Computer Science Department August 1999 as a Lecturer. Upon receiving his PhD (Applied Mathematics) in May 2011 from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, he was moved to the rank of Assistant Professor. He obtained his MS (Applied Mathematics) from North Carolina A&T State University in May 1998 and BS in (Mathematics and Computer Science) from Fayetteville State University in May 1996.
Grants & Honors
 Departmental Teacher of the Year (2017), Math and Computer Science Department
 Departmental Researcher of the Year (2017), Math and Computer Science Department
 Departmental Academic Advisor of the Year (2015), Math and Computer Science Department
 Department Service Award (2012), Math and Computer Science Department
 University  Top CoPI Grant Award (2012)
 Bao, Y., Bila, N., Gillespie, P., Jing, W., Wang, D., Zhao, G., "Math 123  College Algebra Pilot Program: Improve Critical Thinking and ProblemSolving," Sponsored by FSU Academic Affairs, Fayetteville State University, $30,000.00. (4/2017  12/2017).
 SmithBurton, K. (Principal), White, E. (CoPrincipal), Gillespie, P. (CoPrincipal), "FSU Preparing Future Educators for Placement in K12 Mathematics and Science Classrooms (PrEP) Program," Sponsored by NSFRobert Noyce Teacher Scholarship, Federal, $1,180,000.00. (1/2015  9/2016).

PUBLICATIONS

 Gillespie, P., Petitlubin, M. (2016). STEM Learning Communities. Journal of Education and Social Policy, Vol. 3 No. 3.
 SmithBurton, K., White, E., Gillespie, P. (2016). Fostering a STEM Learning Community to Promote Student Interest in STEM Disciplines. American International Journal of Social Science, Vol. 5 No. 3
 Gillespie, P., Molchanov, S. (2015). Covariance Operator and the Central Limit Theory for "Loop" Markov Chains. American Review of Mathematics and Statistics, Vol. 3 No.1
 SmithBurton, K., White, E., Ford, S., Gillespie, P. (2012). Fostering a STEM Learning Community to Promote Student Interest in STEM Disciplines. Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii University International Conference on Education and Technology.
