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Governor Ducey names AWC President Corr to State Board

Dr. Daniel P. Corr, Arizona Western College’s 9th President, has been named one of four new appointees to the Arizona State Board of Education by Governor Doug Ducey.

“I look forward to contributing to the advancement of education for all of Arizona’s citizens.  I intend to be a vocal advocate in support of the vital role community colleges play in Arizona as well as highlighting the challenges unique to K-12 schools in rural Arizona,” said Dr. Corr.

AWC Transfer Director Cordova Honored at State Level

Martha Cordova, Director of Transfer Services at Arizona Western College (AWC), was honored with the AZTransfer Advocate Award for her outstanding work helping students transfer from AWC to Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and University of Arizona.

Chicano Educational Conference to be hosted locally

The Yuma Chapter of the Arizona Association of Chicanos for Higher Education (AACHE) announces its annual conference. The conference, titled The Influence of Minorities to American Culture, will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017 on the Yuma Campus at Arizona Western College and Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the César Chávez Cultural Center in San Luis, AZ.

AWC is Working to Become More Bike Friendly

Yuma, AZ (May 15, 2017)-May is National Bike Month and Arizona Western College is working to become more bike friendly, so that they can help the city apply to be one of the Bike Friendly cities in America. 

AWC is in the planning stages of helping the campus become more bike friendly and will be working on the following items to help accomplish this goal:

-A campus map that details where bike lanes and/or bike marked roads are on campus.

AWC 2017 Commencement

Record Number of Degrees and Certificates to be Awarded

Yuma, AZ (May 8, 2017)-Arizona Western College, Northern Arizona-Yuma Branch Campus and University of Arizona announce the 2017 Commencement. The ceremony will take place at Veterans Memorial Stadium located at 7150 E. 24th Street, next to Gila Ridge High School, on Friday, May 19 at 8:00 PM.


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