AWC Celebrates Native American Heritage Month on Nov. 28

Yuma, AZ (November 15, 2018) – The Arizona Western College Student Government Association, the Native American Club, and the International Student Program invite the community to learn more about Native American heritage and culture on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

AWC will be holding a Native American Heritage Celebration in conjunction with National Native American Heritage Month from 12 to 2 p.m. in the 3C Breezeway of the AWC Yuma Campus, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.

AWC Jazz Ensemble presents Fall Concert

Yuma, AZ (November 14, 2018) – Come out and enjoy an evening of jazz and popular music for all ages during the Arizona Western College Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert.

The show will start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the AWC Theatre, 2020 S. Ave. 8E. 

The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.

For more information, contact Professor Shawn Pollard at or (928) 344-7573.

Annual Christmas Gala set for Nov. 29

Yuma, AZ (November 14, 2018) – Arizona Western College choir, band, orchestra, and piano students and faculty will be performing at the annual Christmas Gala on Thursday, Nov. 29.

“The audience can expect to hear arrangements of familiar Christmas classics, as well as more unfamiliar or exotic selections from the various ensembles,” said Shawn Pollard, AWC Professor of Instrumental Music.

Pollard added that the community is in for an enjoyable performance, as students will be performing a culmination of music they’ve been working on all semester.

El Toro Bowl Teams Announced

Yuma, AZ (November 13, 2018) – Two top-20 teams are set to collide once again in the El Toro Bowl. Since its return in 2011, the game has featured teams from all around the country, and 2018 will be no different. This year’s version will pit the sixth-ranked Lackawanna Falcons (10-0) against the 19th ranked Arizona Western College Matadors (6-4) on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m.

AWC Fine Arts presents The Radio Active Variety Show

Yuma, AZ (November 12, 2018) – The Arizona Western College Fine Arts Department is teaming up to present music and theater to the community during The Radio Active Variety Show.

An annual fundraiser for scholarships, this year’s event will celebrate Irving Berlin: A Century of Song, featuring vocal and band music as well as short theatrical sketches and conversations in the style of a 1930’s radio show.

The shows will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2:30 p.m. at the AWC Theatre, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.