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Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma awards $2,500 to fund the Gadsden Math Project

The AWC Foundation was recently awarded a $2,500 grant from Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma to fund scholarships for Gadsden School District #32 junior high school students enrolled in college level math courses through the Gadsden Math Project in partnership with Arizona Western College.

Did you know that by taking college classes while still in junior high or high school, students develop a strong work ethic, form time management skills, improve their writing skills, advance their critical thinking skills, and are better prepared for college?  The Gadsden Math Project has seen over 1,200 students successfully complete their college level math courses.  These students improve their math ACT scores and many have qualified for summer Johns Hopkins classes.  

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Gadsden Math Project

Gadsden Math Project

The Nationally–recognized Gadsden Math Project brings college-level math (College Algebra & Pre-Calculus) to 7th & 8th Grade students in an after-school program taught by college professors. Over 1,000 students have enrolled since 2007 Amazing success rates: over 95% of all students...

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AWC Foundation partners with V...

Visit Yuma has partnered with the AWC Foundation, AWC Culinary program, and AWC Agricultural Land Lab to spread the message of Yuma's amazing agriculture industry and the direct educational and culinary connections with the college. AWC Culinary students prepare a fresh from the field feast while...

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AWC Foundation partners with Z...

The AWC Foundation is partnering with the Zumba in the Foothills crew to raise funds for the Foundation Emergency Gold Heart Fund  Join the 5 week Summer Sweat-fest from June 12 to July 12 in the AWC Gym Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15 to 6:15 pm and 6:30 to 7:30 pm Open to EVERYONE...

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2017 Celebration of Scholars

The AWC Foundation staff welcomed donors, scholarship recipients, and volunteers at the annual Celebration of Scholars event.  Over $75,000 was awarded during the fall 2017 semester!  It is an honor and a privilege to recognize our scholarship donors who have made such an important...

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