College News

Career Panel

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WHITERIVER — What skills are federal, state and tribal employers looking for in potential workers?Find out at a free Career Panel on Tuesday, October 30, from 10 a.m. to Noon, at Northland Pioneer College’s Whiteriver Center, 720 S. Chief, across from Alchesay High School.

Pink ‘peek-a-boos’

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Northland Pioneer College cosmetology students are offering pink “peek-a-boos” for $5 a streak, with all proceeds going to breast cancer research.

Over $13,000 in scholarships available

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NPC Friends and Family, the non-profit foundation that supports Northland Pioneer College, has over $13,000 available in scholarship funding to assist students enrolling at NPC for the spring 2019 semester. Individual awards range from $500 to over $1,100. Details and full application instructions can be found at www.npc.edu/scholarships, using NPC Friends and Family in the keyword, type or category search fields.

Early childhood professional development

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KAYENTA — Early childhood educators, parents of children birth to age 5, and others interested in entering the field of early childhood education on the Navajo Nation are invited to participate in a FREE professional development opportunity at Northland Pioneer College’s Kayenta Center made possible by a grant from Navajo Nation First Things First.

EagleFest highlights NPC programs

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HOLBROOK — EagleFest is a free event with fun activities for the whole family at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus on Saturday, October 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

My Fair Lady tickets now on sale

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Dinner theatre reservations and show-only tickets are now available for Northland Pioneer College Performing Arts Department’s presentation of My Fair Lady, the classic musical tale about the transformation of a Cockney flower girl into a refined elegant lady.All shows will be the Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main in Snowflake. Reservations can be made by leaving a message with the Box Office, 536-6250, or reserved online at www.npc.edu/tickets.

Handgun self-defense, basic pistol classes

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SPRINGERVILLE — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville/Eagar Center, 940 E. Maricopa St. in Springerville, on Saturday, October 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Faculty activities outside classroom

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Encouraging student success in their classrooms is not the only way Northland Pioneer College faculty members give back to their communities. You’ll find faculty members coordinating fundraisers to raise awareness of food insecurity, helping the homeless find employment and teaching soccer skills to under-6 youngsters.They are gaining national recognition for artistic endeavors and sharing with colleagues at national conferences about the unique programs developed at NPC.

September 2018 DGB Highlights

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When not in the classroom, Northland Pioneer College faculty members are making presentations at national conferences, demonstrating artistic talents, judging county fair entries, and winning sporting events to name just a few of the activities included in a report to the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during the September 18 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook.

Seasonal Career Fairs

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Federal, state and regional employers will be attending three free Seasonal Career Fairs, sponsored by Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services, in Holbrook, St. Johns and Snowflake later this month.Open to community members, NPC alumni and current students, the Career Fairs are for anyone who is in career transition or interested in learning more about educational opportunities, internships or employment prospects. Attendees should bring plenty of résumés and dress professionally.

Self-Defense classes

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Master John Accardo will be providing basic instruction in personal self-defense and kickboxing in noncredit classes this fall at Northland Pioneer College locations in Snowflake, Show Low, Springerville/Eagar and Holbrook.