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Early College Tuition: Steep Discount Announced for 17 & Under Students

AWC chose Cibola High School as the site to announce a new tuition rate that will make it easier for students 17 and under to attend college. The new $25 per credit rate, which goes into effect the Summer of 2017, is less than 1/3 of the standard tuition rate of $82 a credit hour, for a savings of over $170 for a three-credit class.

National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive at AWC

The National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge Celebrates Cesar E. Chavez’s legacy as an American civic leader by engaging college students in community service, healthy living, and saving lives. The blood drive is an annual Blood Drive Challenge organized by the AWC College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), and is held at community colleges and universities throughout the United States.

AWC Jazz Festival on March 23

Guest Artist Janet Hammer to give Jazz Master Class & Performance

Yuma, AZ (March 15, 2017)-The Arizona Western College Jazz Festival will be part of the Village Jazz Series. The performance is on Thursday, March 23 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Yuma Palms Mall.  The guest artist is renowned jazz vocalist Janet Hammer from San Diego. 


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