AWC Military Services offers one-stop-shop at MCAS-Yuma and YPG

Yuma, AZ (July 12, 2018) – If it wasn’t for the educational services that Arizona Western College offers at Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma, Sgt. Alana Karp probably wouldn’t have pursued higher education.

However, after learning about what resources were available on base during the welcome aboard brief for her unit, she’s now only two classes away from receiving her Associate in Arts degree.

“This AWC branch makes it easier for us to do everything from Tuition Assistance to registering for classes. They are so willing to help us reach our goals,” said Karp. 

AWC adds Geospatial Technology & Unmanned Aerial Systems certificate programs for Fall 2018

GIS & Informatics Summer Camp to be offered on campus for ages 14 and up July 23-26

Yuma, AZ (July 11, 2018) – Anytime you search for a location on mapping applications like Google Maps, you’re using geospatial technology.

Geospatial applications can be used in a variety of disciplines from redrawing district lines, to looking for and predicting crime patterns, to evaluating crop health and irrigation – just to name a few examples.

AWC welcomes new Director of Financial Services and Controller

Yuma, AZ (July 10, 2018) – Arizona Western College welcomed a new Director of Financial Services and Controller this summer. Michelle Landis recently joined AWC’s financial team with over 25 years of experience in finance.

After receiving her Master of Public Administration Degree from Western International University in 2018, Landis wanted to work at an Arizona community college to utilize her education coupled with her financial experience. She was drawn to AWC because of its vision.

AWC to offer TEC 100 class through new trades program in La Paz County

Enroll now for Fall 2018 to work toward a AAS degree in Industrial Technology

Parker, AZ (June 27, 2018) – Arizona Western College is expanding their offerings in La Paz County with the launch of a new trades program.

They’re kicking off a new Associate in Applied Science Degree program in Industrial Technology this fall by offering TEC 100, a core curriculum introductory skills course. The class will prepare students for certificates or degrees in technology and trades.

CTE Experience Week happening July 9-13

Yuma, AZ (June 27, 2018) –Arizona Western College’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department will be hosting CTE Experience Week featuring sessions on Law Enforcement, Woodworking, CPR, and Licensed Massage Therapy.
The five-day camp will be held from July 9-13 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day at the AWC Yuma Camps, 2020 S. Ave 8E. The classes will be limited to 20 participants 21 years of age and older.

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