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AWC Student Identified as COVID-19 Presumptive Positive

Yuma, AZ (March 24, 2020) – A recently confirmed presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Yuma County is a Spring 2020 student at Arizona Western College.

The student has not been on an AWC campus or attended classes in person since the date of exposure to the illness, which was determined to have been March 14, after face-to-face classes were suspended.

AWC to temporarily shift from in-person to online classes

Yuma, AZ (March 12, 2020) – In an effort to take precautions against the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Arizona Western College will cancel classes on Monday, March 16, and Tuesday, March 17, and then transition from in-person classes to online delivery wherever possible starting Wednesday, March 18.

Arizona Western College names 2020 Teachers of the Year

Full-time and associate faculty members to be recognized at annual celebration

Yuma, AZ (March 11, 2020) – Arizona Western College’s 2020 Teacher of the Year honorees are full-time faculty member Dr. Matthew Smith, Professor of Biology, and associate faculty member Rudy Ortiz, Professor of Early Childhood Education.

Parker Campus to present Open Mic Night opportunity

Parker, AZ (March 11, 2020) – Students and artists from the community are invited to come express their creativity during an upcoming Open Mic Night at the Arizona Western College Parker Learning Center, 1109 Geronimo Avenue.

The artist showcase will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15. The American Literature Class at the AWC Parker Campus is sponsoring the event.

Community health testing to be offered at Parker Learning Center

Parker, AZ (March 11, 2020) – Health and wellness screenings will be available to the community from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, at the Parker Learning Center, 1109 S. Geronimo Ave.

The Community AIDS Network (CAN) will be offering community health testing including blood pressure readings, glucose screenings, and HIV testing.

The event is free and open to the public.


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