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Nine Students Earned Scholarships at AWC’s Student Showcase

The General Education Curriculum Committee held their 9th Annual Student Showcase at Arizona Western College on May 10, 2017. Over seventy-five students participated and shared projects ranging from scientific posters, modern language presentations, business models, informational websites, dramatic readings, and mechanical projects, including a six-foot tall trebuchet!

AWC Youth Choir Summer Camp Starts June 13

AWC Continuing Education and Yuma High School have partnered to bring back the AWC Youth Choir Summer Camp. The Camp will be from June 13 to June 23 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Youth must be entering 3rd grade or higher to participate. All rehearsals will be held in the Yuma High School Choir Room and the end of camp concert will be at Snider Auditorium on June 23rd.

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.

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