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Graduating College During COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Olivia Schaap writes about how she managed to graduate college during COVID-19, a time filled with uncertainty, online learning, and social distancing from friends and teachers. Although the virus disrupted her everyday college life, she didn't let it infect the great memories and valuable education she experienced as an NWACC student.

Why Community College May Be A Better Alternative Than Gap Year During COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Due to COVID-19, many graduating high school seniors are hesitant to attend college and are considering a gap year, but a gap year during a pandemic may no longer look the same. Visit our blog to learn why attending a community college may be a better alternative.

6 Online Resources to Help You Succeed at College During COVID-19

April 22, 2020

Managing your learning during a pandemic can make it difficult to stay focused on achieving your educational goals.To help ease the unexpected, NWACC has made numerous student resources accessible online. Learn more on our blog.

30 Creative Ways to Spend Your Free Time During COVID-19

March 24, 2020

As we continue to safely social distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, the NWACC Counseling & Wellness Center has compiled a list of creative ways to spend some of your newfound free time.

Staying Emotionally Well During COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Many of us may be experiencing some emotional discomfort given the spread of COVID-19 and the disruption to our lives. The situation is new and unpredictable! And NWACC’s precautionary move to remote learning represents a major change for us all. Follow these tips to stay emotionally well during these times.

First Generation Student Shares Her Experience at NorthWest Arkansas Community College

February 25, 2020

First generation student, Shonna, shares the struggles she overcame when deciding to pursue college and an associate degree in creative writing, and how NWACC's faculty and students have made her feel like she belongs.

Student Keeps Free Feminine Hygiene Products Initiative Flowing

January 23, 2020

Full-time, first generation NWACC student and mother, Ronnie Nichols, has taken on a new initiative on campus – free feminine hygiene products or what she likes to call, menstrual equality.

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.