9th Annual Non-Traditional Career Conference at AWC

Yuma, AZ (August 21, 2017)- The Arizona Western College Career and Technical Education Division and the Arizona Western College Office of Early College Experiences will be having their 9th Annual AWC Non-Traditional Careers Conference on Friday, September 22 from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm on AWC’s Yuma Campus. 

AWC Welcomes New Vice President of Finance and Administrative Service

Yuma, AZ (August 17, 2017) - Arizona Western College welcomed a new Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services this summer.  Shahrooz Roohparvar joined AWC following Carole Coleman’s retirement in late 2016. AWC marks Roohparvar’s entry in public education arena after 16 years in corporate work.

Roohparvar earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management in Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from University of California Santa Cruz and a Masters of Business Management with a Dual Emphasis in Finance and Supply Chain Management from the University of La Verne. 

AWC, YPG to Host Public Safety Speaker

School and Workplace Safety Public Presentation Announced

Yuma, AZ (August 9, 2017) — On Monday, September 11, Arizona Western College and U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground will partner on a public safety event. Ms. Kristina Anderson, professional speaker, director of Koshka Foundation for Safe Schools, and survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting will offer a 90-minute public presentation and take questions from the audience.

The 3:00 p.m. event will be held in the Schoening Conference Center on the Yuma campus of AWC, in the College Community Center (3C).

AWC Massage Therapy Program Donates Over 80 Cases of Water to the Yuma Community Food Bank

Yuma, AZ (August 7, 2017)-During the month of July, the Arizona Western College (AWC) Massage Therapy Program collected cases of water donated by clients.  On Monday, August 7, 2017, over 80 cases of water were donated to the Yuma Community Food Bank (YCFB).  The program also accepted a special $15 fee for massages thru the month of July…and those proceeds collected went to the AWC Student Massage Clinic.  These funds helped support scholarships and extra-curricular activities.

“Origins” Fourth Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition

Open Call for Art Submissions

Yuma, AZ (August 2, 2017)-The San Luis Library and Arizona Western College San Luis Learning Center announces their Fourth Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition “Origins”.  The exhibit will run from September 14 through October 14, 2017 at the San Luis Library (1075 N. 6th Avenue, San Luis, AZ 85349).  The opening ceremony will be on September 14 at 4:00pm.