AWC Youth Choir Summer Camp Starts June 13

Yuma, AZ (May 24, 2017) –AWC Continuing Education and Yuma High School have partnered to bring back the AWC Youth Choir Summer Camp. The Camp will be from June 13 to June 23 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Youth must be entering 3rd grade or higher to participate. All rehearsals will be held in the Yuma High School Choir Room and the end of camp concert will be at Snider Auditorium on June 23rd.

Governor Ducey names AWC President Corr to State Board

Yuma, AZ (May 18, 2017) – Dr. Daniel P. Corr, Arizona Western College’s 9th President, has been named one of four new appointees to the Arizona State Board of Education by Governor Doug Ducey.

“I look forward to contributing to the advancement of education for all of Arizona’s citizens.  I intend to be a vocal advocate in support of the vital role community colleges play in Arizona as well as highlighting the challenges unique to K-12 schools in rural Arizona,” said Dr. Corr.

Chicano Educational Conference to be hosted locally

Yuma, AZ (May 18, 2017) – The Yuma Chapter of the Arizona Association of Chicanos for Higher Education (AACHE) announces its annual conference. The conference, titled The Influence of Minorities to American Culture, will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017 on the Yuma Campus at Arizona Western College and Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the César Chávez Cultural Center in San Luis, AZ.

AWC is Working to Become More Bike Friendly

Yuma, AZ (May 15, 2017)-May is National Bike Month and Arizona Western College is working to become more bike friendly, so that they can help the city apply to be one of the Bike Friendly cities in America. 

AWC is in the planning stages of helping the campus become more bike friendly and will be working on the following items to help accomplish this goal:

-A campus map that details where bike lanes and/or bike marked roads are on campus.

-Adding safe places to ride on the Bike rack map.

-Cycling Club  

-Bike Sharing Program

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