Portraits Available at “Student-Artist-in-Residence” Photo Booth

Yuma, AZ (November 13, 2017) – Arizona Western College students, faculty and staff are invited to come by the “Student-Artist-in-Residence” Photo Booth to have their portrait taken on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 1:15 p.m. in the LR Building Atrium.

Students will be shooting portraits using studio lights and professional backdrops as part of their Digital Photography class. The event will also provide an opportunity for anyone to ask questions and engage with photo students on what it takes to do portrait photography.

Copies of photos taken will be emailed upon request.

CTE Presents Lunch & Learn on Regional Collaborations

Yuma, AZ (November 13, 2017) – Arizona Western College’s Center for Teaching Effectiveness (CTE) will be holding a Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Linda Elliott-Nelson, AWC Vice President for Learning Services, will be discussing examples of regional collaborations and how they have impacted border communities. Regional collaborations can lead to social change and benefits in areas of global and regional trade, transportation and infrastructure, healthcare and medical tourism, and education.

2017 Family Night Entertains & Educates

Yuma, AZ (November 7, 2017)-Arizona Western College invites the community to the main campus for the 16th Annual AWC Academic Open House Family Night on November 16th from 5:30-8:30pm.

For over a decade, thousands from the community have joined students, faculty and staff for a great night of food, fun and education. The purpose of the AWC Academic Open House Family Night is to welcome the community to the campus. Families and students enjoy a variety of game and food booths highlighting the college's academic programs and services in a fun and informative night of entertainment.

AWC to Proclaim Nov. 8 First-Generation College Student Day

Celebration & Informational Fair Held for Current and Prospective First-Generation Students

Yuma, AZ (November 6, 2017) - Makaylla Reveles had a difficult time deciding where to go to college. She knew she wanted to be a teacher, but didn’t know where to start. The first person in her family to pursue higher education, she felt overwhelmed and alone trying to figure out which college would be the best fit. That was until her senior year of high school when her guidance counselor told her about Arizona Western College.