Construction on I-8 and Araby Road to affect travel to AWC Commencement

Yuma, AZ (May 15, 2018) - Arizona Western College will be celebrating the 2018 Commencement on Friday, May 18, at 8 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 7150 E. 24th St. Graduates must report to the Gila Ridge High School Hawk Gym promptly at 7 p.m. The processional will begin at 7:40 p.m. under leadership of the Grand Marshal.

Those attending and participating in commencement should allow for extra travel time as traffic interchange improvements will be underway nearby for phase 2 of the Araby Road South Roundabout.

ASU@Yuma Secondary Ed students offered contracts at local high schools ahead of graduation

Yuma, AZ (May 14, 2018) – Students in the ASU@Yuma Secondary Education program have received early teaching contract offers before their upcoming graduation, some as early as during their first year of classes. With a shortage of teachers to fill open middle and high school positions in Yuma, the program has been a much-needed addition to the community.

AWC 2018 Commencement

Yuma, AZ (May 9, 2018) - Arizona Western College, Northern Arizona-Yuma Branch Campus, University of Arizona-Yuma, and Arizona State University announce the 2018 Commencement. The ceremony will take place at Veterans Memorial Stadium located at 7150 E. 24th Street, next to Gila Ridge High School, on Friday, May 18, at 8 p.m.

Scholar selected for AWC Teacher of the Year Scholarship

Yuma, AZ (May 7, 2018) – AWC student Colin Yancey is the Teacher of the Year Scholar for 2018. Yancey will receive a scholarship covering in-state tuition and fees for the 2018-2019 academic year at AWC.

He was selected for the award by AWC Teacher of the Year Sarah Berner, Professor of Agricultural Science. Berner shared that she selected Yancey from a group of approximately 200 agriculture majors, each one deserving of the scholarship.