Mathematical Association of America

Southwestern Section

Business meeting at 2014 Section Meeting Jenny Quinn keynote at 2014 Section Meeting Scott Surgent presiding at 2013 Section Meeting Laura Watkins and Anne Dudley speaking at 2013 Section Meeting
Photos from the 2014 Southwestern Section-ArizMATYC meeting at Paradise Valley Community College. More meeting photos are here.

Upcoming events...

Joint Mathematics Meetings

January 10–13, 2015, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio
More information is on the Joint Mathematics Meetings home page.

MidSchoolMath National Conference

February 26–28, 2015, Santa Fe, NM
"It is all about showcasing the work that you and other educators have done to change how math is taught, focusing in on innovative lessons that can inspire the mathematician within each and every one of our students." Download the Call for Presenters flier or visit the MidSchoolMath web site.

MAA Southwestern Section Spring Meeting

April 18–19, 2015, El Paso Community College
Joint meeting with NMMATYC
More information will be on our Section Meetings page.


August 5–8, 2015, Washington, DC
More information will be on the MathFest home page.

Volunteer needed: Section Webmaster

We need a volunteer to run the Section web site. Read more about this opportunity here.

Other happenings...

Fall 2014 Southwestern Section Newsletter available

The latest Section newsletter was published electronically on October 23, 2014. Download Section newsletter (PDF format).

Section T-shirt Design Contest

Each Section is being asked to design a Centennial t-shirt, and we plan a design contest in the Southwestern Section. Read about the contest.

Kien Lim receives Section's Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Kien Lim of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is the recipient of the Southwestern Section's 2014 Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. View the list of past recipients of the award.

Pam Peters is new Section newsletter editor

Dr. Pam Peters of San Juan College is the Section newsletter editor, beginning with the Fall 2014 issue. Contact info and past issues are in the newsletter archives.

Nominations Wanted for Distinguished Teaching Award

Nominations are now open for the Section's 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award. The deadline is January 31, 2015. Read more about the award.

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The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. The Southwestern Section of the MAA comprises those members and institutions in Arizona, New Mexico, and the El Paso, Texas area.