College News

SGA 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Teams from throughout the region will be competing in Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association’s fifth annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25, at the Snowflake High School Gymnasium.

March Board HiLites

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Northland Pioneer College and its students added $222.4 million in income to the Navajo County economy during the 2013-14 Fiscal Year, approximately 9.6 percent of the Gross Regional Product, according to an economic impact study by Economic Modeling Specialists, International (EMSI) presented to the Navajo County Community District Governing Board at their March 17 meeting.

‘Homeland: Songs of the Earth’ concert

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Selected works by local author and poet Jo Baeza will be featured during the Northland Master Chorale’s “Homeland: Songs of the Earth” concert on Friday, April 10, beginning at 7 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St. Admission to the concert is $5.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

by erobinson
CHICAGO — The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Navajo County Community College District for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 2014.

Aristophanes' 'Women in Congress'

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — A plot by the women of Athens to take over the male-dominated government turns the Greek world topsy-turvy in Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Department’s performances of Aristophanes’ classic Greek comedy Ecclesiazusae (Women in Congress).

Progressive 2-Step class

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — If you have a wedding or other special event coming up and would love to be able to dance with your daughter or that special someone, Northland Pioneer College’s Community Education Division is offering a eight-week noncredit Beginning Progressive 2-Step dance class on Thursday evenings, March 19 – May 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St. in Snowflake. There is a $45 fee for the class.

Regional SkillsUSA competitions

by erobinson
Regional qualifying rounds for SkillsUSA are now completed and students from Northland Pioneer College and the Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) are gearing up for the statewide competition in Phoenix, April 6 through 8.

Basic pistol, handgun classes

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on March 21 and April 11 at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus, Student Center, room 123. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.

Gesture Sketching, Colored Pencil

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — “Anyone can learn to sketch, which is the basic first step of learning to draw,” declares Karen Warnick. She will be teaching two 6-week noncredit Gesture Sketching and Colored Pencil workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main, for students 12 and older.

29th Annual Juried NPC Exhibit

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Joshua Hoopes with "Junkyard Dog."

NPC Board begins SCC re-invention proposal

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Course offerings at the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus (SCC) will remain essentially unchanged as the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board agreed Feb. 20 to move forward with the proposal to “re-invent” the facility.