First-generation college student shares memories before AWC 2018 Commencement

Almost 75% of graduates are First-generation students

Yuma, AZ (May 14, 2018) – During her childhood, Yesenia Gonzalez Soto watched her parents leave home early each morning and come back late each night after working in the fields. They would often come home physically exhausted from the long days and strenuous labor required to do their jobs.

ASU@Yuma Secondary Ed students offered contracts at local high schools ahead of graduation

Yuma, AZ (May 14, 2018) – Students in the ASU@Yuma Secondary Education program have received early teaching contract offers before their upcoming graduation, some as early as during their first year of classes. With a shortage of teachers to fill open middle and high school positions in Yuma, the program has been a much-needed addition to the community.

AWC 2018 Commencement

Yuma, AZ (May 9, 2018) - Arizona Western College, Northern Arizona-Yuma Branch Campus, University of Arizona-Yuma, and Arizona State University announce the 2018 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 18, at 8 p.m.

AWC’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony Marks Historic Partnership

Yuma, AZ (May 3, 2018) – Arizona Western College’s May 18th commencement ceremony will mark an historical milestone.   The celebration will feature graduating students from AWC as well as Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University and University or Arizona. This is a first-ever combined commencement celebration with representation from all three universities at a community college.

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.