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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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AWC University Transfer Signin...

The Arizona Western College Foundation, in collaboration with AWC Transfer Services and the KEYS program, celebrated students at the inaugural University Transfer Signing Day on Thursday, May 4th on the Yuma Campus.  AWC students who will be transferring to a university in the fall were...

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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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Foundation launches Pitch In!...

Join our community of givers who believe that college changes lives.  Many of our students attend AWC part time while maintaining full time jobs and we want to see them succeed. Did you know that $500 covers a semester of tuition for a student enrolled part time?  You can make a...

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