El Toro Bowl Teams Announced

Yuma, AZ (November 13, 2018) – Two top-20 teams are set to collide once again in the El Toro Bowl. Since its return in 2011, the game has featured teams from all around the country, and 2018 will be no different. This year’s version will pit the sixth-ranked Lackawanna Falcons (10-0) against the 19th ranked Arizona Western College Matadors (6-4) on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m.

AWC Fine Arts presents The Radio Active Variety Show

Yuma, AZ (November 12, 2018) – The Arizona Western College Fine Arts Department is teaming up to present music and theater to the community during The Radio Active Variety Show.

An annual fundraiser for scholarships, this year’s event will celebrate Irving Berlin: A Century of Song, featuring vocal and band music as well as short theatrical sketches and conversations in the style of a 1930’s radio show.

The shows will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2:30 p.m. at the AWC Theatre, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.

Race to benefit AWC’s Patriots Gold Heart Fund

Yuma, AZ (November 8, 2018) - Arizona Western College is holding their 5th Annual Freedom Run, Walk & Roll 5K on Saturday, Nov. 17, to raise money for the Patriots Gold Heart Fund.
“The fund benefits veterans and their families at AWC when they are in need of financial assistance. Not all veterans are eligible for VA educational benefits, and sometimes they need a little help with school supplies, books and tuition,” said Gabriela Siqueiros, Coordinator of Veteran Services at AWC.

StoryCorps announces 2019 Mobile Tour stop in Yuma

Yuma, AZ (November 8, 2018) – Yuma was announced today as the final stop on the 2019 StoryCorps Mobile Tour. KAWC will welcome the national storytelling organization to record, preserve, and share conversations from Yuma and La Paz counties that will be archived for future generations at the American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress.

“We are the smallest station, by far, scheduled for the tour, so this is a big deal,” said KAWC Director of Development Alice Ferris.

Transfer & Career Expo to highlight Education, Public Safety, and Health

Parker, AZ (November 7, 2018) – Arizona Western College will be holding a Transfer & Career Expo on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Parker Community Center, 1109 S. Geronimo Ave. Ste. B. The expo will focus on Education, Public Safety, Health and more opportunities for current and prospective students.

Learn about what career possibilities are available within an AWC major. Explore and network with agencies and employers about current and future jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.