College of Sciences Alumni of the Year
Andrée Prigoda Reed
’70 BS Chemistry
’78 MA Education Administration
Andrée Prigoda Reed taught for 33 years in Clark County School District and is currently an adjunct chemistry professor at the College of Southern Nevada. Her love of chemistry and education is a life-long passion. She has continued her studies in biology, computer literacy, and chemistry and has taught at numerous universities and high schools since 1965.
Reed won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching for Nevada in 1987 and the American Chemical Society Western Regional Award for High School Chemistry Teaching in 2003. She formerly served as a board member of the Southern Nevada Science Teachers Association and the Nevada State Science Teachers Association. Additionally, Reed was a long-time member of the Nevada Science Standards Review Committee, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and had her work published in trade journals. Reed continues to be an active supporter of UNLV and is a member the UNLV Foundation President’s Inner Circle.