College News

Law Enforcement Career Fair

by erobinson
TAYLOR — Interviews and testing to become law enforcement or detention officers in either Navajo or Apache counties will be conducted, starting promptly at 8 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Northeast Arizona Training Center (Jake Flake Emergency Services Institute), 1840 W. Papermill Road, in Taylor.

Energy grant preparing for jobs

by mnilsson
By Michael Nilsson, NPC Staff WriterWith innovative programs and newly-funded staff, Northland Pioneer College [NPC] sees success as it helps students transition from college life to entering valuable careers in energy and manufacturing.

Pharmacy Technician Training

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — In just four months, you could be working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) working in a retail or hospital pharmacy.Northland Pioneer College’s Pharmacy Technician Training course this fall will prepare you for the national certification exam, required by most employers in this fast-paced healthcare field. CPhT training also provides a foundation for additional studies to become a registered pharmacist.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit Basic Self-Defense with a Handgun class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Saturday, July 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Direct Care Worker training

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — If you are providing assistance with daily living activities to older adults or individuals with disabilities, completing a new eight-week Direct Care Worker course at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus qualifies you to receive financial compensation when providing services to clients under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).

Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Cast auditions for Northland Pioneer College’s fall performances of Neil Simon’s autobiographical Brighton Beach Memoirs will be Tuesday and Thursday, Aug. 12 and 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., on the main stage of the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

NRA Basic Pistol Workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, July 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus.

Come Pedal the Petrified National Forest

by erobinson
PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK — Initial strands of sunlight will intensify the vivid purples, thousands of shades of pink and rusty reds and panoramic views greeting cyclists on the second annual Pedal the Petrified tour ride through the Petrified Forest National Park, east of Holbrook, on Saturday, Sept. 20.

NPC board renews partnerships

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — As preparations intensify for the start of fall classes, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board renewed several partnership agreements during the June 17 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook.

Fly fishing fever

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – There’s a highly contagious fever spreading throughout the White Mountains. While not fatal to humans, Fly Fishing Fever has a high mortality rate among fish in the area’s streams and lakes.Symptoms of Fly Fishing Fever include a desire to learn more about rods, reels, leaders and tippets, dry and wet flies, streamers and nymphs and the urge to go out and catch fish.

Digital camera workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW– You’ve “read” the manual that came with your digital camera. But what do all of those icons, ISO settings, Fn, A/V and AEL buttons really mean or do?