AWC Music Department Presents Fall Choral Concerts

Yuma, AZ (October 5, 2017) - The Arizona Western College Music Department’s fall choral concerts “If Music Be…” will celebrate the life changing power of music.

“Music has served as such a strong force in so many people’s lives for various reasons,” said Deltrina Grimes, AWC Professor of Choral and Vocal Music. “Sometimes it gets them out of bed in the morning or motivates them to work out. It can also serve as comfort or solace during tough times. We use music to study, to relax and most important - music serves as the main ingredient for our numerous celebrations.”

AWC Celebrates National Tutor Appreciation Week

Yuma, AZ (October 2, 2017) – In observance of National Tutor Appreciation Week, Arizona Western College’s Student Success Center (SSC) and San Luis Writing Center are encouraging students to stop by and write a thank you note to a tutor who has made a difference in their education.

The SSC will be celebrating more than 40 tutors across the district with special treats and other tokens of appreciation from Monday, Oct. 2, to Thursday, Oct. 5.

Race to Benefit AWC’s Patriots Gold Heart Fund

Yuma, AZ (September 28, 2017) - Arizona Western College is holding their 4th Annual Freedom Run, Walk & Roll 5K on Saturday, November 18, to raise money for the Patriots Gold Heart Fund.

“The fund benefits veterans and their families at AWC when they are in need of financial assistance. Not all veterans are eligible for VA educational benefits, and sometimes they need a little help with school supplies, books and tuition,” said Gabriela Siqueiros-Herwig, Coordinator of Veteran Services at AWC.

AWC Culinary Arts Program Serves Formal Dinners

Grilled Salmon Dinner Set for October 5th with Others to Follow

Yuma, AZ (September 28, 2017) — The Arizona Western College Culinary Arts Program presents their formal dinner offerings that include an appetizer, soup or salad, a main dish with sides and dessert. The students in the program create the menus and serve the meals. The funds raised are used for the students and their program necessities.

San Luis Campus Holding 5th Annual Educational Family Night

The community is invited to join the Arizona Western College Alicia Valdez San Luis Learning Center for their fifth annual AWC Education Family Night on Wednesday, October 4th from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

“The AWC Education Family Night highlights the college and community services, programs, and degrees in a fun and informative event for students, family, and friends,” said Omar Heredia, Advising and Student Services Coordinator for AWC’s South Yuma County campus.