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National Transfer Student Week to be celebrated at AWC

Events to support students with university transfer process

Yuma, AZ (October 12, 2021) – In a continued effort to reach Arizona Western College’s ambitious BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) of doubling baccalaureate attainment rates in the district, the college will be hosting several events and activities in conjunction with National Transfer Student Week from Oct. 18-22.

AWC Transfer Services will have a number of in-person and virtual opportunities to assist students on their path to a university. Events are for transfer students at AWC or current students considering attaining a bachelor’s degree.

National Transfer Student Week (NTSW) was started by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) as a celebration of transfer students and the professionals who support them.

More details can be found below and online here:

Mon. Oct. 18, 2021
University Partnership Fair, 3C Breezeway at the AWC Yuma Campus, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Join this in-person transfer event to meet AWC Transfer Services personnel or connect with our university partners to learn more about your transfer options.

Tues. Oct. 19, 2021
Virtual Transfer Scholarship Information Session and University Admissions Application Workshops, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Join these virtual events to prepare you for your university transfer.
9:00-10:00am:  AWC Transfer Scholarship Information Session
10:00-11:00am: Arizona State University
11:00am-12:00pm: Northern Arizona University
12:00-1:00pm: University of Arizona
2:00-3:00pm: Southern New Hampshire University
3:00-4:00pm: University of Phoenix
4:00-5:00pm: Grand Canyon University

Wed. Oct. 20, 2021
Transfer and Career Virtual Events
10:00-11:30am: Business and CIS emphasis
12:00-1:30pm: Education emphasis

Thurs. Oct. 21, 2021
Virtual Transfer University Fair, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Join us for this Transfer University Fair during National Transfer Student Week. We are celebrating all transfer students with this opportunity to learn more about your transfer options by meeting with a university representative; it is never too early to get connected.

Fri. Oct. 22, 2021
AWC Social Media Transfer Highlights, 11:00am-1:00pm
AWC Transfer Services will feature transfer stories shared by former AWC Matadors on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Angela Amezaga
Transfer Services and Program Coordinator
Arizona Western College
(928) 344-7630

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