Fall 2024 ArizMATYC @ Pima Community College


Join mathematics faculty from throughout the Southwest for the Fall 2024 ArizMATYC Conference. The conference will be held at Pima Community College, East Campus in Tucson, Arizona on Friday, October 4.

This conference will include early registration at a local brewery, a stargazing event the evening prior, and the day of the event, attendees will enjoy a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, vendor tables, and a delicious breakfast, and lunch.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Rob Rubalcaba

Dr. Rob Rubalcaba is a Math Professor at San Diego City College. He stopped going to Morse High in the 10th grade because of gang violence, pursued a GED at Centre City Adult School, and then majored in Math at City College with only a 9th-grade Math education. He graduated and transferred to SDSU earning a BA in Mathematics and attended graduate school at Auburn University earning a Master’s and Ph.D. in Discrete Mathematics. He worked for the Department of Defense working on top-secret math problems around the globe before teaching at City College. He co-teaches Umoja and Puente learning communities and motivates his students by teaching math through hip-hop, art, sushi, and dance.


Presentations can focus on topics such as instruction, online and remote teaching and learning, equity and inclusive teaching practices, history of mathematics, applied math, technology, strategies for success, opportunities for growth, and/or student success. Presenters can choose between 50 minute or 25 minute presentation lengths.

Proposals must be submitted by Friday, September 6, 2024.

Link to Presenter Application Form

Presiders and/or Facilitators

Presiders introduce the speaker, assist the speaker and see that sessions end promptly. Facilitators oversee the virtual attendee experience of a session, ensuring the speaker is heard, their presentation is shared appropriately, manages breakout rooms (if needed), and bring forward questions or comments from the chat.

Applications must be submitted by Friday, September 13, 2024.

Link to Presider/Facilitator Application Form


Registration for the conference is open! Registration is $30 for faculty attending in person and $15 for faculty attending virtually. Students who wish to attend in person will be charged $5.



Vendors may purchase tables ($100 or $175) or a presentation ($100). Sponsorship is also available for the conference. Vendors should follow the link below to register and pay for conference services.

Link to Vendor Registration Form 


Conference Hotel:

Hotel Name Phone Address Distance from East Campus Rating
Hilton Tucson East 520-721-5600 7600 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710 13 min (5.4 miles) 4.2 ⭐ (1,873)·3-star hotel
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Tucson at The Bridges 520-493-2233 1705 E Tucson Marketplace Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85713 17 min (11.5 miles) 4.6 ⭐ (80)·2-star hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Tucson- Reid Park 520-881-4200 445 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711 19 min (9.2 miles) 4.2 ⭐ (2,183)·3-star hotel
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tucson – Reid Park 520-329-4155 102 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711 20 min (9.8 miles) 3.9 ⭐ (1,392)·2-star hotel


The conference will be held at Pima Community College, East Campus, 8181 E Irvington Road, Tucson, AZ 85730.

Pima Community College East Campus  


For questions about the conference, please contact Ana Jiménez (ajimenez@pima.edu).

Arizona Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges