AWC Innovation Fund Committee working with local tribes to increase college-going culture

Yuma, AZ (April 26, 2018) – The Arizona Western College Innovation Fund Committee for Native Indian Student Success has partnered with local tribes to plan three upcoming College Success events to help increase the college-going culture in Yuma and La Paz counties.
The committee has been working in collaboration with tribal leaders and education departments from Cocopah, Quechan, and Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) to put on these events as a way to encourage more students to consider higher education.

AWC Choral Program Presents “Sing Them Over Again To Me”

Yuma, AZ (April 24, 2018) – Join the Arizona Western College choral students as they perform their spring concert, “Sing Them Over Again To Me.”

The concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave.

AWC Chamber Singers, AWC Youth Choir, and Yuma Chorale will be featured during the performance.
The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Professor Deltrina Grimes at or (928) 344-7574.

Pet-A-Pup Stress Relief event to be held at AWC as students gear up for finals week

Yuma, AZ (April 23, 2018) – Therapy dogs will be visiting the Arizona Western College Yuma Campus to help alleviate stress as students prepare for final exams.

The Yuma Chapter of Love on a Leash will be volunteering to share their carefree canine companions with students during the Pet-A-Pup Stress Relief event, which will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, in the 3C Breezeway.

In addition to relieving stress, the event will also help raise awareness surrounding the topic of mental health, which is AWC’s health and wellness theme for the month of May.