Rick Mires (right), Yuma County Area Manager at Pioneer Title Agency, presented a $25,000 donation to Harry Hengl, president of the Yuma Chapter of the Northern Arizona University Alumni Association. The monetary gift was part of a challenge for the Alumni Association to raise matching funds during the 25th annual NAU Golf Classic at Desert Hills Municipal Golf Course in November 2017. All… Read more
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Grants National Accreditation to NAU Yuma Social Work Program—the First and Only in US to Focus on US Mexico Border Issues and Populations
CSWE President and CEO Delivers Keynote Address at BASW Annual Event
WHAT/WHY: The NAU Yuma Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) Program honors current graduates and welcomes incoming students at its 2018 community potluck, where the CSWE grants accreditation and delivers the keynote address. The BASW program has contributed over $1… Read more
Full-time Teacher of the Year Dr. Glenn Hookstra, Associate Professor, Education Department.
Dr. Hookstra teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education at NAU-Yuma. He received his B.S. in Physical Education and his M.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Nebraska. He received his Ph.D. in Educational Foundations from Oregon State University. He taught for twelve years for Fort Calhoun Community Schools in Nebraska and for four years at Oregon State… Read more
Northern Arizona University-Yuma and Arizona Western College hosted a second annual “Startup Weekend” in Yuma on March 23-25 to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch their business ideas. Startup Weekends are designed to assist persons with launching their ideas for new businesses and technologies. These events are growing in popularity around the United States and are now held in over 100 countries. This year’s AWC/NAU Startup Weekend attracted nearly 100 attendees from the U.S. and Mexico, many of whom came from… Read more