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4 Reasons Why Veterans Choose NWACC

December 31, 2018

NorthWest Arkansas Community College has made it its mission to offer guidance and assistance to Veterans looking for a high quality, yet affordable college education. With a military-friendly culture, a resource center, and scholarships, Arkansan veterans are taking notice and choosing to grow their education with NWACC.


Golden Eagle Award Winner Plans to Travel the World

October 25, 2018

Moving from across the world to attend a community college in the state of Arkansas is a big decision, one that NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) student and Golden Eagle Award winner, Ari, has no regrets making...

Aspiring Leader and Double Major Earns the Golden Eagle Award

September 30, 2018

NWACC student Jose has continued to surpass the Golden Eagle award qualifications, especially his commitment to education, involvement in campus clubs and organizations, and demonstrating social awareness. He’s a full-time student, a member of NWACC’s LIFE program and the DREAMers club, and a full-time Walmart employee.

NWACC Alumna Lands a Career with NBC and Fox Affiliates

NWACC Alumna Lands a Career with NBC and Fox Affiliates

August 31, 2018

It was her experiences at NWACC that gave Wendy Echeverria confidence for the next part of her journey...

NWACC Breaks Ground on Integrated Design Lab

July 20, 2018

Northwest Arkansas Community College Integrated Design Lab will provide needed classroom and lab space for key academic programs in visual arts and construction technology. The structure will also house space that supports general fine arts, sculpture, ceramics and a Fab Lab with 3D printers, a CNC router, laser cutting equipment and other tools.

Rob Lee student success story

Alumnus Protects Water Resources

June 30, 2018

NWACC alum Rob Lee just wrapped up studies at Notre Dame Law School and was awarded a prestigious fellowship. After passing the bar exam, he will serve two years protecting water resources in Wisconsin. Lee credits NWACC with providing him a great start to his academic journey...

LIFE Program Mentors Empower High School Students

June 01, 2018

LIFE program mentors are committed to connecting and empowering high school students to pursue a higher education, and giving back to the community by volunteering.

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Mother Studying to Become a Child Advocate

May 31, 2018

The thought of attending college was daunting for Sweetser. She has two sons and a daughter and a lot of responsibilities. Her husband was supportive, but she felt scared about the thought of returning to school...

Nursing Student Kick Started Degree in High School

March 23, 2018

NWACC nursing student Emmanuel kick started his higher education in high school by taking college courses. He plans to pursue an associate degree at NWACC and then a bachelor's degree at a four year institution.

Golden Eagle Award Winner Gives Back to Fellow Students and Community

March 16, 2018

NWACC student and Golden Eagle Award winner Jorge feels it's important to give back to his peers and the community.