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NWACC Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

June 27, 2023

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security recently designated NWACC's Computer Information Systems – Networking program as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.

NWACC to Expand Integrated Design Program to Include Product Development & Package Design

May 08, 2023

NWACC recently received a $618,319 Advanced Technological Education grant through the National Science Foundation to expand the college’s integrated design program’s disciplines.

NWACC Utilizes Workday to Streamline the Student Experience

April 03, 2023

To elevate student success, NWACC is moving most of the college's student-related systems to Workday - a simple, cloud-based mobile-friendly information system. Learn more on the NWACC blog.

NWACC Receives $8 Million Grant to Establish a Trails Technician Program

March 01, 2023

The NWACC Foundation was recently awarded an $8,000,000 grant from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation to establish a trails technician program and a state-of-the-art lab at NWACC.

NWACC's 12 and 8-Week Courses Offer Flexibility

December 21, 2022

Interested in taking classes at NWACC this spring but have a busy schedule? NWACC offers full credit classes that can be finished in 8 to 12 weeks, making it more convenient to achieve your higher education goals.

NWACC Inclement Weather & Closure Guidelines

November 30, 2022

This winter season, be sure to stay updated on when inclement weather causes all of NWACC's classes to go remote and its locations to temporarily close.

NWACC Partnerships Help Expand Programs

October 03, 2022

Through community partnerships and grant funding, NWACC is actively increasing certification and degree pathways, as well as its efforts to increase Hispanic student enrollment.

NWACC Awarded Grant to Grow LIFE Program & Hispanic Enrollment

July 06, 2022

NWACC received a $432,883 grant from the Walton Family Foundation to grow its LIFE program and Hispanic enrollment. Learn more on the NWACC blog.

Join in the Juneteenth Celebration at NWACC

May 17, 2022

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, and NWACC is hosting a celebration with guest speakers, discussion panel, art activities, games, live music and delicious food.

5 FREE Resources to Help You Succeed at College

April 01, 2022

NWACC's free resources - library, writing center, math center, tutoring and counseling - can help you succeed at college.