ASU’s American Dream Academy partners with AWC & YUHSD to get more students to college

Participants can qualify for one-time promise award for $4,000 to ASU or $500 to AWC

Yuma, AZ (December 11, 2018) – Arizona State University’s American Dream Academy has ventured out of the Phoenix metropolitan area for the first time in the program’s 12-year history to partner with Arizona Western College and the Yuma Union High School District. The program acts as an additional support to help students and their families through the process of graduating from high school and continuing on to higher education.

Join AWC Civic Orchestra for the Spirit of Christmas

Yuma, AZ (December 6, 2018) – The Arizona Western College Civic Orchestra will be presenting “The Spirit of Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Make this concert a family tradition and experience the music of Christmas. Join the AWC Civic Orchestra, The String Ambassadors, the Young String Ambassadors, and Twinklers for the "Spirit of Christmas" at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Yuma Theater, 254 S. Main St.

Arizona Western College announces an end to football program

YUMA, Ariz. (December 5, 2018) – Arizona Western College announced Wednesday, December 5th that the 2018 season of Matador Football would be its final season, leaving behind a well-respected history that stretches across the country and spans 6 decades. The college worked during the past year to navigate a series of seismic changes at the league and 2-year collegiate level, but was unsuccessful in carving a sustainable path forward for the program. Coaching staff and student-athletes have been notified.

AWC Healthcare Programs to Present Open House

Yuma, AZ (December 5, 2018) – Healthcare programs at Arizona Western College will be holding an open house for the community on Tuesday, Dec. 11.

Those interested in learning about a future in healthcare can come meet current students and instructors from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kachina Medical Plaza, 2451 S. Avenue A, Suite E101.

Attendees can learn about the new Medical Assistant and Home Health Aide programs starting in spring of 2019.

Students win third place during research competition

Yuma, AZ (December 4, 2018) – Two former Arizona Western College students were recently awarded third place for their work during a Student Research League (SRL) competition.

Luciana Elizarraras and Khang Van Pham were recognized with a plaque and a monetary award during the American Mathematical Association for Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) annual conference in Orlando in November. The SRL project was the first research-based competition to be held by AMATYC in April.

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