AWC Glance 2-19-12
Speaker to address issue of â€¨sexual addiction
Troy Love will be speaking on the topic of “The Drug of the 21st Century: Sexual Addiction,” thanks to the University of Arizona and the Arizona Western College 2+2 Family Studies and Human Development program.
The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Schoening Conference Center located in the 3C Building on AWC's main campus, 2020 S. Avenue 8E.
Love, who is an associate professor at AWC, has more than 12 years in the mental health field and received his master's degree in social work form the University of Pittsburgh, Pa. He is also a certified Human Resources Professional with more than four years of experience consulting at Yuma Regional Medical Center providing coaching, conflict mediation and strategic planning.
For more information about the event, contact student program coordinator Kyle Hawkey at email@example.com or at 317-6486.
AWC holds first Black History Month Symposium
A Black History Month Symposium will be held on Wednesday, in an effort to educate and inspire AWC's campus community.
The event, titled “Making the Dream Real: Celebrating Black Women in American History and Culture” will be lead by keynote speaker Monica Ketchum, who will be giving a presentation on female activism from 1865-1965.
“The presentation will focus on the anti-lynching, suffrage and desegregation movements, including contributions made by female performing artists and writers in the struggle for civil rights in the United States,” stated AWC.
The symposium will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Schoening Conference Center located in the 3C Building on AWC's main campus.
For more information about the event, contact AWC professor of philosophy Christopher Barker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-7603.
U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment comes â€¨to campus
The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment will be performing at AWC as part of its 2012 National Installations Tour.
The free performance will take place at the Veterans Memorial Stadium on Friday, March 2, at 7 p.m.
“The Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment is a ceremonial unit from Marine Barracks Washington, featuring ‘The Commandant's Own,' the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, and the Official Color Guard of the Marine Corps,” stated AWC. “Each year, this highly skilled unit travels worldwide to demonstrate the discipline, professionalism, and ‘Esprit de Corps' of United States Marines.”
For more information about the event, contact AWC Military Services Coordinator at Mayumi.Maki@azwestern.edu or 317-7605.
Student-led plays beginning in March
The AWC Theater Department is presenting plays directed by and featuring students next month.
The one-act plays include titles like “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,” written by Bert V. Royal and directed by AWC theatre major Linda Torres; and “King of Shadows” directed by AWC theatre major Landi Rodriguez.
Shows will be playing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning on March 2 and continuing through March 11.
Friday and Saturday shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. and shows on Sunday will begin at 2:30 p.m.
AWCTheatre does not charge for admission but will accept donations of either $5, 5 nonperishable food items or 5 items of clean, wearable clothing.
For more information about the plays, contact AWC professor of theater Chip Straley at email@example.com or at 344-7592.
Representatives from various colleges meeting â€¨at AWC for Transfer Fair
College students needing to learn more information about various programs available at nearby universities should stop by AWC's campus on March 8 during the annual Transfer Fair.
The event will be held on the main campus in the Learning Resources Breezway on Thursday, March 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Attendance will include representatives from more than 15 colleges or universities. Schools include NAU-Yuma, Arizona State University, CETYS-Mexico, UABC-Mexico, Grand Canyon University, Arizona Christian University, Columbia College Hollywood, New School of Architecture and Design, San Diego State University-Imperial Valley, University of Arizona, and University of Phoenix.
For more information about the event, contact AWC transfer coordinator Martha Cordova at Martha.Cordova@azwestern.edu or 344-7601.
AWC Chorale Showcase “Music of the World” featuring various groups
The AWC Chamber Singers, Youth Choir and the Yuma Chorale will be performing in the AWC Chorale Showcase, “Music of the World.”
The events will take place on March 8 at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 298 W. 3rd St., and again on March 9 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave.
For more information about the chorale showcase, contact AWC professor of choral music Brent Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 344-7574.
Cultural Dinner Theatre showcasing talents of international students
The AWC Student Government Association is partnering with the International Student Club to host “What a Wonderful World” Dinner Theatre on March 9 at 6 p.m. with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.
Students from across the world will be showcasing various talents at the event, which will be held in the Schoening Conference Center.
Tickets are on sale in the campus life office at $35 for general admission, $25 for seniors and military, and $15 for students. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.
For more information about the event, contact AWC coordinator of student leadership Shara Roberts at email@example.com or 317-7611.
Sarah Womer can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 539-6858. Find her on Facebook at Facebook.com/YSSarahWomer or on Twitter at @YSSarahWomer.