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La Paz and Mohave law enforcement develop partnerships with AWC academy

Contact:
Alfonso Zavala
Law Enforcement Training Academy Director
Arizona Western College
Alfonso.Zavala@azwestern.edu
(928) 317-7591

Contact:
Reetika Dhawan
Associate Vice President for Workforce Development and Career & Technical Education
Arizona Western College
Reetika.Dhawan@azwestern.edu
(928)344-7769

Former college president remembered for legacy of leadership

Contact:
Mandy Heil
Director of Communications and Marketing
Arizona Western College
Mandy.Heil@azwestern.edu
(928) 314-9594

Yuma, AZ (August 27, 2020) – The Arizona Western College community is saddened by the loss of former AWC President Dr.James “Jim” Carruthers. He passed away on July 22, at the age of 79.

AWC Disburses Federal Stimulus Funds to Spring 2020 Students

CARE ACT Grants to be direct-deposited, or mailed in check form

Yuma, AZ (May 8, 2020) – Students enrolled in for-credit classes on March 13 of 2020 will be receiving stimulus funds in their accounts or mailbox, as long as they qualify to receive such funds based on U.S. Department of Education rules.

Noted nature writer to speak on campus

AWC Honors Program hosts presentation on the historical, cultural importance of the Gila River

Yuma, AZ (February 14, 2020) – Gregory McNamee claims Arizona as his home, but he is a writer with an international reputation. And this month he’s coming to a classroom near you.

AWC named Bellwether Award finalist

To compete at February consortium

Yuma, AZ (December 19, 2019) – Arizona Western College has been named as a 2020 Planning, Governance & Finance finalist for the prestigious Bellwether Awards.

AWC to induct 1983, 1987 championship softball teams, coach into Hall of Fame

Yuma, AZ (April 15, 2019) – Arizona Western College will induct the 1983 and 1987 championship softball teams along with late head coach Charlie Dine into the AWC Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 20, 2019. The day’s events will start at 10:00 a.m. on the Yuma Campus in the Frances Morris Board Room (3C). The itinerary begins with introductions and an awards ceremony followed by a campus tour leading to the Charlie Dine Softball Field for an AWC softball double header.

AWC introduces new low payment options for Fall registration

Yuma, AZ (April 15, 2019) – Arizona Western College is now offering new payment plan options for students through Nelnet. Students who sign up for a payment plan before May 31, 2019 can sign up for 0% down and equal monthly payments for fall registration. Those who sign up after May 31, 2019 pay only 10% down and equal monthly payments for fall registration. A $25 fee is required up front for either option.

AWC hosts ceremony to recognize national math competition winners

Yuma, AZ (April 15, 2019) – Each year Arizona Western College students compete in the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) Student Mathematics League national competition. More than 165 college participate in the competition, which includes a very challenging exam. Brett Peterson, AWC Professor of Mathematics, states, “The questions are designed to be challenging and require higher order thinking as opposed to memorization.” 

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