College News

NAVIT/NPC receive ADE Innovative Grant

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Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) and Northland Pioneer College (NPC) students can now be reimbursed for costs related to industry certification examinations through a Career and Technical Education Innovative Grant funded by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). The grant also provides $30,000 for new equipment for the joint NPC/NAVIT Automotive Technology program, based in the Show Low Industrial Park.

NPC 40th Anniversary

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Employee donations and successful fund-raising events collected $34,615 for Northland Pioneer College’s 40th Anniversary Scholarship Fund. NPC celebrated its 40th anniversary during the 2013-14 academic year.

Astrophotography workshop

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SHOW LOW– Learn how to capture amazing photographs of the interesting objects in the night sky or of the Sun in the noncredit “Astrophotography for Beginners” workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus on Dec. 3 and 10.

Volunteer Fairs

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Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community through local businesses and organizations.Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services and Student Government Association are hosting Volunteer Fairs on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the campus Learning Centers in Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake and Winslow to help you find a way to give back.

October DGB HiLites

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Two Northland Pioneer College scholarship programs launched this fall and three new grant opportunities through the NPC Friends and Family Alliance are already helping students reach their education goals.

Winter constellations workshops

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The winter sky over North America is filled with the dramatic display of The Pleiades, the Great Orion Nebula, Gemini, Canis Major, Auriga and several Globular clusters. But how did they get their names and what is the story behind the stars?Join space-science show producer Gerry A. Good for three weekly studies of the night sky in the noncredit “Winter Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St., on Wednesday evenings, Nov. 5 – 19, and the Show Low campus, 1001 W.

‘Human Experience’ exhibit

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Figurative ceramic sculptures depicting the “Human Experience” by Flagstaff artist Christine Golden will be on display Nov. 5 through Dec. 4 at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.An opening reception from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, will include a lecture by the artist, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Ponderosa Center symposium room. Golden will be demonstrating her techniques on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 1 until 4 p.m., in the Aspen Center, room 104.

Northland Master Chorale & Friends

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SNOWFLAKE — Original compositions, modern and classical favorites unleash the power of music at the Northland Master Chorale and Friends concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m., in the lobby of Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main, Snowflake. Admission is $5.

Hatch receives award

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SAN ANTONIO — Blaine Hatch, Northland Pioneer College’s vice president for Administrative Services, was one of three recipients of an Outstanding Chief Business Officer award presented by the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) during the community’s annual convention here.

Cosmetology, nail tech programs

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Start training for your new career as a cosmetologist or nail technician weekdays this spring at Northland Pioneer College locations in Show Low, Winslow or St. Johns.

Medical Assistant certification testing

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National certification testing for Medical Assistants is now available at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, saving a long journey to Phoenix or Tucson.