Collaboration provides Winter Health Camp for gifted Castle Dome students

A new collaboration between Arizona Western College Career and Technical Education, the AWC Foundation, Northern Arizona University, and the Yuma County Health Department will provide 20 gifted students at Castle Dome Middle School with an opportunity to attend a free Winter Health Camp.

This three-day camp will give students a chance to participate in interactive workshops on germs, diseases, and antibodies.The camp will be held from Dec. 17-19, at the AWC Yuma Campus and will culminate with an awards reception.

Celebration of Scholars to now be a spring event

Yuma, AZ (September 13, 2018) – Save the date for Arizona Western College Foundation’s Celebration of Scholars on March 21, 2019. An annual appreciation event typically held in the fall (September), the celebration will now be taking place in the spring.

Celebration of Scholars recognizes the academic achievements of scholarship recipients and the generosity of donors who have made those opportunities possible. Currently, a grand total of $185,000 in scholarships have been awarded during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Taste of Yuma Foodie Fest showcases local cuisine on October 5

Funds from communitywide culinary event to benefit scholarships

Yuma, AZ (September 12, 2018) – The Arizona Western College Foundation, AWC Alumni Association and Mexican Consulate in Yuma will be presenting the Taste of Yuma Foodie Fest on Friday, October 5. Taste of Yuma is a collaborative event celebrating the global diversity of foods found in Yuma County.

Test your palate as chefs and commercial vendors from throughout the region share their culinary talents with the community. The event will also feature a beer and wine garden.

Southwest Gas donation July 2017

Southwest Gas Donates over $5K in Equipment to AWC

Yuma, AZ (July 5, 2017)—On July 5th, Southwest Gas Corporation presented a donation of equipment to the Arizona Western College Agricultural Land Lab and the Ernest Lopez Welding Institute.  The AWC Agricultural Land Lab received a Honda 2000 Generator and Ingersoll Rand Air Compressor.  The Ernest Lopez Welding Institute was presented with a Miller 2005 Engine Drive Welder.  These have all been serviced and are ready to be used by AWC students.  The total estimated value of all of this equipment is $5,156.