AWC Massage Therapy Program: July Full Body Massages Available for $15 AND a Case of Water

Yuma, AZ (July 3, 2017)-During the month of July, the Arizona Western College (AWC) Massage Therapy Program will be offering one hour full body massages for only $15 AND a case of water.  The collected water cases will then be donated to the Yuma Community Food Bank (YCFB) and the $15 will go to the AWC Student Massage Clinic, which will help support scholarships and extra-curricular activities. There will also be curbside service available to unload the water if needed.

AWC Expands Opportunities in South Yuma County

INSINCT2 Grant enables South Yuma County students to earn a BAS

Yuma, AZ (June 29, 2017)— On Thursday, June 29, ground was broken for the planned renovation and expansion of the Arizona Western College San Luis Informatics Campus. The expansion and renovation is the result of a Federal Title III STEM Grant awarded to AWC on October 1, 2016; “Informatics STeming Into New Careers for Today and Tomorrow” (INSTINCT2). The renovations will take place over the next several months at the San Luis Middle School.

2017 AWC SkillsUSA Student Chapter Returns from National Competition

Yuma, AZ (June 28, 2017)-The Arizona Western College SkillsUSA Student Chapter just returned from the 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students, in Louisville, KY from June 19-23, 2017. The students represented Arizona and AWC at the post-secondary level and competed nationally in their respective contest areas all week long. 

AWC Radiologic Technology Students Win at Annual Meeting

Yuma, AZ (June 28, 2017)-The Arizona State Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASSRT) Annual Meeting was held on June 9th and 10th in Tucson, AZ.  Arizona Western College 1st year and 2nd year Radiologic Technology students participated in the Scientific Poster Exhibit Competition at the Annual Meeting and came home as winners. 

AWC winners in the Scientific Poster Exhibit Competition: 

1ST PLACE: Proton Therapy, Alex Lastra, AWC2ND PLACE: Tips for Working with Millennials in Radiology, Brianna Beall, AWC
3RD PLACE: How Low Can You Go, Alan De Los Reyes, AWC

AWC Hosts Summer Engineering Camp for Ages 13 to 18

Yuma, AZ (June 20, 2017) - Arizona Western College will be hosting CTE Summer Engineering Camp for ages 13-18.  The camp takes place on July 24-28 from 9am to 12pm each day on the Yuma Campus in the Engineering Building.  The cost is just $50, which covers all 5 days of the camp. Space is limited and the deadline to register is Monday, July 17 before 4pm.  Registration can be done via telephone (928) 317-7674, online at or by walk-in to the Redondo Center at 1351 S.