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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 received letter grades of A, B or C
  • Professor Jesus Arrizon was recognized at the White House for innovative instruction
  • Students become eligible for summer study projects at Johns Hopkins and Stanford Universities
  • Students also become eligible for college-placement tests training them to excel in high school and beyond

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United Way of Yuma County awar...

Funds to strengthen Arizona Western College’s middle and high school partnership programs Yuma, AZ (July 16, 2019) – The Arizona Western College Foundation was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from United Way of Yuma County as part of the Math Matters Project. The grant dollars will be...

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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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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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GM Foundation Donates $5000 to...

May 12, 2017, General Motors Desert Proving Grounds officially presented the AWC Foundation with another $5000 donation that is funded through the GM Foundation Plant City Grant.  The Edgar Mendoza GM Foundation Scholarship was set up in memory of former GM employee and AWC graduate, Edgar...

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