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Science Teacher Returns to School to Become a Nurse

December 02, 2019

As a previous science teacher, NWACC student Kim Kelley is enjoying her time back in college and increasing her knowledge in healthcare. She plans to serve others as a nurse and help them navigate challenging health issues. She’d like to focus specifically on women’s health and wellness through childbearing years.

NWACC is Designed to Serve the Northwest Arkansas Community

November 12, 2019

With community growth comes economic gain, an increase in job opportunities, new infrastructure, buildings and amenities, as well as improved healthcare, all resulting in a better quality of life. NWACC plays a key role in the various initiatives that continue to make NWA the best places to live in the U.S.

Student Plans to Help Addicts Through Education and Shared Experiences

November 07, 2019

NWACC student and psychology major, Ashley, has first-hand experience with opiate and meth addiction and its consequences, but also with finding strength in religion to overcome addiction and making peace with herself and others. Learn more about Ashley on our blog.

Exalumno de NWACC Construye una Carrera en la Construcción

October 31, 2019

Hay una gran demanda para los técnicos de la construcción y NWACC está llenando el mercado laboral, proporcionando a la próxima oleada de trabajadores calificados un camino educativo asequible para entrar en el campo y maximizar sus oportunidades profesionales.

Integrated Design Lab Grand Opening

September 30, 2019

In September of 2019, NWACC held a grand opening event for the Integrated Design Lab (IDL) on the Bentonville campus and invited college and community members to join in the memorable celebration. Learn more on our blog.

Disability Resource Center Connects Honors Student to Success

September 25, 2019

As a retired Air Force veteran and state park maintenance supervisor, Jerry recently decided to go back to school after 30 years. With his family’s support and a range of assistance offered through NWACC’s Disability Resource Center, his goal is to earn an associate of arts degree and transfer to a four-year university.

Experience Greece Community Trip Raises Student Scholarship Funds

September 24, 2019

In early September, over 20 community members attended the international trip – Experience Greece – guided by NWACC Professor Dr. Sevin Gallo. The trip is one of the many offered to the public through the NWACC Foundation to help raise scholarships funds for students. Learn more on our blog.

International Community Trips Help NWACC Students Study Abroad

September 19, 2019

The NWACC Foundation has plans to continue to coordinate with NWACC professors to grow the international community trips, and in return, continue to raise scholarship funds so more college students can study abroad. Learn more about international community trips on our blog.

New NWACC Buildings to Offer Expanded Offerings to Students

September 18, 2019

This fall, NWACC's new Integrated Design Lab was completed and now holds classes in art, construction and design. The Washington County facility is scheduled to open in spring of 2020.

Students Study in Greece and Italy with Help of Scholarships

August 29, 2019

With the help of study abroad scholarships, NWACC students Gabrielle Lampson and Bradi Matlock studied in Greece and Italy this summer. Learn more on our blog.