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Now Accepting 2018 Endowed Faculty Award Nominations
The Arizona Western College Foundation is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2018 AWC Endowed Faculty Award. Nominations must be filed with the Foundation by December 22, 2017 and winners will be announced in January at the all Faculty meeting.
The Shadle/Edgecombe Endowed Fund was established by Steve and Bobbie Shadle in recognition of Bobbie's parents and their dedication to higher education. The Frances Morris Endowed Fund was established in honor of Frances Morris who served as a Board Member of Arizona Western College for 28 years. Frances was a strong proponent of education and passionately supported the college in many ways.
The purpose of this award is to recognize faculty for their outstanding contributions to their profession, their college, their students, and their community. This award is based upon evidence of excellence in supporting and motivating students, advancing AWC through career, participation on committees, student activities, partnerships, and community outreach. Nominees must be full-time AWC faculty members with at least 5 years of full-time AWC service. Contact the Foundation for nomination guidelines and the nomination form.
Previous recipients of the Endowed Faculty Award:
2014: Steve Moore, Steve Lund 2015: Ellen Riek, Reetika Dhawan 2016: Penny Cooper, Mary Sue Depuy 2017: Dr. Michael Miller, Melissa Behunin
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...
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...
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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