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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.

AWC is Hosting Summer Science Camp for Ages 13 to 18

Arizona Western College will be hosting Summer Science Camp for ages 13-18.  The camp takes place on June 5th to June 9th from 9am to 12pm each day on the Yuma Campus in the AS building.  The cost is just $50, which covers all 5 days of the camp.

National Achievement and Recognition for Jacqueline Farley

Yuma, AZ (May 4, 2017)-On March 29th, 2017 Arizona Western College student Jacqueline Farley traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to receive two national writing awards from Sigma Kappa Delta, the National Two-Year College English Honor Society.


Jaqueline won 2nd and 3rd place prizes for the National Essay Writing Contest for her Pieces “I Asked for Extra Mayo and Got Mermaid” and “On Amonds.”



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