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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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STEDY

AWC Foundation partners with S...

AWC Foundation has partnered with the Southwest Technical Education District of Yuma to create a STEDY Support Fund.  This fund is a vehicle for community members to make a lasting difference in their community. The central purpose of STEDY Support Fund is to serve the needs and philanthropic...

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Mexican Consulate and the AWC Foundation

Mexican Consulate and the AWC...

A strong collaboration between the Arizona Western College Foundation and the Consulate of Mexico in Yuma, Arizona was established on October 18, 2006 during a ceremony when a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed with an objective of increasing the educational level of Mexicans or Mexican...

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Celebration of Scholars

The AWC Foundation was host to the annual Celebration of Scholars.  Check out the Yuma Sun article.

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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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