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Women Stepping into Construction Jobs & Increasing their Incomes

March 18, 2019

The construction industry is experiencing a shortage, and women are stepping onto the job site to fulfill the demand. Every day, women are finding the career choice to be a solid foundation for advancing their trade skills and maximizing their incomes. NWACC alumna Joy Moseley has found her career as a project engineer to be very rewarding.

Non-Traditional Student Starts Club at NWACC and Wins Award

March 13, 2019

Student Tiffany McCloskey understands the struggle of attending school as an adult while balancing a family and career. To assist other non-traditional students, she started the NWACC club: The Non-Traditional Student Organization (NTSO).

First-Generation College Student Earns Award and Plans to Help Community

March 13, 2019

Student Luis wins Golden Eagle Award for his persistence in strengthening his education, personal development and leadership skills, as well as his participation in NWACC clubs. Learn more about Luis.

Alumna Builds a Career in Construction

March 12, 2019

NWACC alumna Maria Garcia participated in the Construction Technology program and was offered a job before graduation. She is among the 100% placement trend that NWACC’s Construction Technology Program boasts of thus far.

Student Rises Out of Homelessness and Pursues Degree

March 08, 2019

NWACC student Simone faced the death of her father, poverty and homelessness as a child but found herself applying to college and successfully pursuing an associate degree.

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College Expansion Prepares Students for In-Demand Careers

February 19, 2019

To meet the needs of increased enrollment and in-demand careers, NWACC is currently building two facilities – the Integrated Design Lab and the Washington County Center.

New Washington County Facility to Offer a Convenient Location for Students

February 08, 2019

For NWACC students living in Fayetteville, Springdale, and other towns within Washington County, taking classes is going to get even more convenient. NWACC's construction of a new Washington County facility, west of Arvest Ballpark on Watkins Avenue in Springdale, will open to students for the Spring 2020 semester.


#WatchARWork Campaign Promotes Skilled Trades Training Programs at NWACC

February 05, 2019

NWACC is excited to join Arkansas Community Colleges (ACC) in kicking off a statewide marketing campaign called #WatchARWork to promote our skilled trades training programs! Follow the campaign on social media.

NWACC Places Last Beam on New Washington County Center

January 29, 2019

NWACC placed its last beam on the steel structure of the new Washington County Center located west of Arvest Ballpark on Watkins Avenue, marking another milestone for the project.

NWACC Food Pantry Needs Donations

January 17, 2019

Due to the government shutdown and students returning for the Spring semester, the NWACC food pantry is asking for food donations to cover the increase in demand.