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QPR Suicide Prevention & Awareness Training to be held at AWC

Yuma, AZ (March 15, 2019) – Arizona Western College’s Health and Wellness Department will be hosting a QPR Suicide Prevention and Awareness Training on Wednesday, March 20.

The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer - three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life.

AWC & NAU-Yuma to hold annual Startup Weekend

Yuma, AZ (March 14, 2019) – Arizona Western College and Northern Arizona University-Yuma are hosting their third annual Startup Weekend from April 12-14, as a way to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch new business ideas.

Participants will take giant leaps in learning the skills needed to create a business, work on a startup team, and connect with people and resources all while experiencing the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that can come along with a startup business.

Scholarship recipients and donors to be recognized at annual celebration

Yuma, AZ (March 14, 2019) – The Arizona Western College Foundation will hold their Celebration of Scholars event on March 21, to honor scholarship recipients and donors.

The annual appreciation banquet is held to recognize the academic achievements of scholarship recipients and the generosity of donors who have made those opportunities possible. In 2018, the AWC Foundation granted almost $322,000 in scholarship awards and program support.  

Sustainability Fair to educate public on reducing environmental impact

Yuma, AZ (March 13, 2019) – The 12th Annual Arizona Western College Sustainability Fair will be held on Thursday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the LR Fountain Area of the Yuma Campus, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.

The community is invited to stop by and learn various ways to reduce their personal impact on the environment and how they can promote a sustainable environment for future generations.


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