Arizona Western College’s 2017 Teachers of the Year

This year’s Arizona Western College 2017 Teachers of the Year honorees are Reetika Dhawan, Professor of Mathematics, and Douglas Pearson, Adjunct Faculty of Business.  Both will be recognized at the Yuma County Education Foundation Teacher of the Year banquet at the Yuma Civic and Convention Center on April 25th.

As the Teacher of the Year, one of Reetika’s award responsibilities is to select a student who is a high school senior or a student already attending AWC for a scholarship.

Talent Search & Upward Bound to Host College Life for 10th Graders

Arizona Western College will be hosting College Life for 10th grade Talent Search and Upward Bound students on Wednesday, April 26th in the Schoening Center at 9 am on the Yuma Campus.

Tenth graders from area high schools will play the game of "College LIFE" as they learn

about ways to pay for college and how much college costs.  Each team of two students receives a play checkbook.  They earn scholarships and receive their financial aid and then go to Campus Life to pay for housing, the cashier to pay for tuition and the bookstore to buy books.

Trio Works in Yuma & La Paz Counties

Students and graduates from Arizona Western College’s TRIO programs will participate in the 2017 AWC TRIO Day of Celebration on Wednesday, April 26th to express appreciation to the community for its support of the TRIO programs. For millions of students from low-income families who strive to be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college, seven federally funded programs called TRIO are making a world of difference.

Experience AWC: New Student Advisement & Registration on April 29

Experience AWC is an exciting and informative program for students taking their first step into college. It is designed for all new students to provide them with the necessary information, resources and help in getting started with their new experience at Arizona Western College. The event takes place on Saturday, April 29 at 8:30 am in the AS Building on the Yuma Campus.

The half-day program will provide:

AWC to Celebrate Students at University Transfer Signing Day

The Arizona Western College Foundation, in collaboration with AWC Transfer Services and the KEYS program, will be celebrating students at the inaugural University Transfer Signing Day on Thursday, May 4th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm in the 3C Breezeway on the Yuma Campus.  AWC students who will be transferring to a university in the fall will be celebrated and recognized by officials from Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, and Grand Canyon University.