Where is Arizona Western College going in the future and how can it best serve students as school leaders look to increase college degree attainment in Yuma and La Paz counties? That was the focus at the Horizon Symposium Friday at AWC's main campus in Yuma.

Lou Gum

Between Monday, Nov. 18, and Friday, Nov. 22, Avenue 3E will be closed between the north and south gates of MCAS Yuma.

That's because workers will be performing underground private utility work on the east side of the street. Drivers should use Avenue 3-1/2E between 32nd Street and 40th Street as a detour.

After that, on Saturday, Nov. 23, the MCAS north gate will be closed for sidewalk ramp upgrades.

City of San Luis

San Luis Mayor Gerardo Sanchez and City Consultant Ralph Velez took part in the eighth annual United States-Mexico Border Mayors Summit in San Diego, California.

With the goal of strengthening the relationship between the United States and Mexico, the United States Mexico Border Mayors convened for their Border Mayor Summit hosted by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Tijuana Mayor Arturo González Cruz.

AWC Music Students To Hold Formal Recital

Nov 15, 2019

Join the Arizona Western College Music Department for its Formal Student Recital on Sunday, Nov. 24.

 Performances will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Gloria de Cristo Lutheran Church on 11273 E. 40th St.

The event is free and everyone is invited.

AWC music majors will demonstrate their progress from their fall semester private lessons.

The recital will feature a variety of instrumental, ensemble, and vocal solo performances.

AWC Annual Christmas Gala Set For Nov. 21

Nov 15, 2019

The Arizona Western College choirs, orchestra, Community Band, and piano faculty will be performing during their annual Christmas Gala on Thursday, Nov. 21.

“The audience can expect to hear arrangements of familiar Christmas classics, as well as more unfamiliar or exotic selections from the various ensembles,” said Shawn Pollard, AWC Professor of Instrumental Music.

Pollard added that the community is in for an enjoyable performance, as students will be performing a culmination of music they’ve been working on all semester.