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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.”


Two AWC Spring Concert Music Performances Coming Up

Yuma, AZ (May 1, 2017)-There are two spring music performances coming up at Arizona Western College.  First up is the AWC Community Band and Pep Band’s spring concert that will take place on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 pm in the AWC Theater.  Then the spring concert for the AWC Jazz Ensemble is on Wednesday, May 10th at 7pm in the AWC Theater.

AWC Presents the Formal Student Recital on May 7

The Arizona Western College Music Department will have its Formal Student Recital at 1 pm on Sunday, May 7 in the AWC Theater on the Yuma Campus.  The Formal Student Recital is the end-of-the-semester performance presented by the music students taking private lessons.

Everyone is invited to attend the free recital.  For more information, please contact Professor Pollard at (928) 344-7573 or


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