George Recck

  • Lecturer
  • Director, Math Resource Center
Academic Division: Math & Science
781-239-4370

Bio

Mr. Recck has taught at Babson College since 1984. Prior to that, Mr. Recck worked his way toward his undergraduate degree from Babson as a Systems Manager in Babson's Computer Center. He continued his education at Babson rising to Operation Manager while earning his MBA degree. After receiving his MBA from Babson in 1984, Mr. Recck was promoted to Director of Academic Computer Services and began his teaching career shortly thereafter. Mr. Recck has authored a solution manual to accompany a calculus text. In addition, Mr. Recck is also the founder of Total Information, Inc., an information consulting firm specializing in providing service to small businesses.

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Babson College
  • BS, Babson College

Academic Interests

Use of Technology in the Classroom; Business Analytics; Sports & Statisitcs

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 — Paul Staake Award, Babson Athletics
  • 2017 — Cruickshank Alumni Leadership Award, Babson Alumni Association
  • 2016 — John T. Barry Award, Babson Athletics
  • 2015 — Faculty of the Year, Babson Student Government Association
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2018

    • QTM 7200 BOS DATA MODELS AND DECISIONS
    • QTM 7200 DATA MODELS AND DECISIONS
    • QTM 1010 QM FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS II

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Recck, G.R. (2019). Slam Dunk. Quality Progress.
  • Rybolt, W.H., Recck, G.R. (2012). Conceptual vs. Computational Formulae in Calculus and Statistics Courses . International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, The. Vol: 8, Issue: 2, Page: 1-6. Common Ground Publishing.
  • Allen, I., Kirill , K., Recck, G.R. (2007). Drafting the Perfect Fantasy Baseball Team. Quality Progress. Issue: April. American Society for Quality.

Other

  • Recck, G.R. (2018). Boston's Best High Schools: Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2017). Boston's Best High Schools Issue: Boston Magazine. Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2016). Boston's Best High Schools Issue: Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2016). Ch. VI - Starting a Center: Hiring a Director: QMaSC: A Handbook for Directors of Quantitative and Mathematics Support Centers. Page: Pp. 277 to 287. Neck Quill Press. link
  • Recck, G.R. (2015). Boston's Best High Schools Issue: Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2014). Boston's Best High Schools Issue: Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2013). Boston's Best High Schools Issue: Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2012). Boston's Best High Schools Issue: Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2012). Philly's Best High School's Issue: Philadelphia Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2011). Best Schools Issue : Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2010). Best Schools Issue : Boston Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2009). Best Schools Issue : Philadelphia Magazine.
  • Recck, G.R. (2009). Best Schools Issue : Boston Magazine.

Presentations

  • Analytics for Fantasy Basketball Recck, G. Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD (2017)
  • Motivating Students to Read the Text Using Daily Quizzes Recck, G. Rybolt, W. Joint Statistical Meetings , Seattle, Washington (2015)
  • Teaching Introductory Statistics Using in-Class Activities Rybolt, W. Recck, G. Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, Washington (2015)
  • The Future of Sports in Statistics Recck, G. Boston Chapter of American Statistical Association, Boston, MA (2014)
  • Lessons Learned from Ten Years of Dynamic On-Line Quizzes: Recommendations for the Future Recck, G. Rybolt, W. Maple TA User Summit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2014)
  • Information Bias in Surveys: The Impact of Information on Biasing Survey Responses Recck, G. Rybolt, W. 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, MA (2014)
  • Attention to Details: Does it Facilitate or Impede Learning Rybolt, W. Recck, G. ICOTS9: 9th International Conference on Teaching Statistics, Flagstaff, AZ (2014)
  • The Transition from a Lecture Based to an Activity Based Classroom: Lessons Learned and Recommendations Rybolt, W. Recck, G. Karst, N. 26th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, San Antonio, TX (2014)
  • Analytics for Fantasy Basketball Recck, G. Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Montreal, Canada (2013)
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Professional Services

  • Committee Chair American Statistical Association - Stat in Business Schools Interest Group (2018)