Matador Memories: Celebrating AWC's Golden Anniversary

Arizona Western College began offering learning opportunities to the residents of southwestern Arizona in the fall of 1963. This year KAWC will join the entire AWC community celebrating this golden anniversary. Join us for Matador Memories every Friday morning during Morning Edition and evening during All Things Considered for stories from people whose lives have been changed through Arizona Western College.

"Uncle Bob" Hardy : Matador Memories

Oct 10, 2013
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"Uncle Bob" Hardy first came to AWC to create the campus radio station, KAWC-AM, and launch the school's broadcasting program.

Linda Jackson : Matador Memories

Sep 16, 2013
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Linda Jackson came to Yuma to be a teacher. After touring AWC she realized that the school is an important part of a community, and it changed her life.

Doug & Pamela Mellon: Matador Memories

Aug 29, 2013
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Doug & Pamela Mellon were members of the very first class at Arizona Western College. Over the past 50 years they have benefited from AWC's commitment to providing life long learning opportunities.

Steve Shadle : Matador Memories

Aug 28, 2013
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Steve Shadle was a long-time member of the AWC Governing Board, but he began his relationship as an attorney helping the people who originally came up with the idea of creating the college.

Marge Barcomb : Matador Memories

Aug 28, 2013
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Dr. Marge Barcomb spent decades on the AWC Governing Board, but her first encounter with the campus came when she was first arrived in Yuma, and was looking for a library.

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