Today, just under 150 Yuma area fifth graders will be experiencing college life for a day. Arizona Western College and Northern Arizona University Yuma Branch Campus continues to invite groups of fifth graders each semester to campus. Five classes from Southwestern Christian and Desert Mesa Elementary Schools will participate in college life on the campus during the ninth ‘I’m Going 2 College’ event.
Students will arrive on campus at 9:30am. After participating in a group orientation, they will experience three mini-classes in Science, Art, Career-Tech, Math, English and Leadership. The day will end with an Achievement Event in the Schoening Conference Center. The students will receive an Achievement Certificate and a thank you for attending from representatives from both schools, N-A-U Yuma Branch Campus and A-W-C.