College News

NPC hosts ‘Make-a-Thons’

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SHOW LOW — One in four households in Navajo County and one in three households in Apache County are considered food insecure. Feeding® America estimates over 46,500 people in these two counties fall below the 185 percent poverty level for SNAP and other nutrition program eligibility.To help raise awareness of food insecurity in our communities, Northland Pioneer College’s Fine Arts Department is hosting two “Make-a-Thons” to handcraft bowls to be used for an Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, Nov. 20.

August 2015 DGB HiLites

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HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board renewed multiple partnership agreements with area school districts, law enforcement agencies and the regional transit authority during the board’s regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18. The board also agreed to partner with the City of Winslow on a paving project on Bales Ave., which serves as access to the NPC campus.

Free PAC Movie Nights

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SNOWFLAKE — Movie Nights return Friday, Aug. 28, to Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center with a free showing of Avengers: Age of Ultron. All movies start at 7 p.m. Concessions will be available.“This year we will be offering our students and the community free admission to see classic films and some of the season’s hottest movies before they are released to the public on DVD,” explained Dr. Michael Solomonson, chair of NPC’s Performing Arts Department. Screenings are licensed through Swank Motion Pictures.

‘GrowthWheel®’ workshops

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Local businesses are already reporting tremendous success after implementing GrowthWheel® business planning techniques. Now entrepreneurs and current small business owners can learn how to apply these principles to their own business through a series of workshops on Monday evenings, Sept. 21 through Dec. 21, from 5:30 to 7:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in Show Low, in the Goldwater Center, room 107.

NPC’s SBDC earns state excellence award

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Counselors at Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helped local businesses find over $5 million in new capital to expand or continue their operations during 2014, just one of six measures used by the U.S. Small Business Administration to assess the economic impact of the grant-funded SBDC.

Hatha Yoga classes

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SPRINGERVILLE — Hatha Yoga is becoming one of the most popular forms of physical exercise in the world. You can learn the basics and practice with others of all ages this fall on Thursday evenings, Aug. 24 through Dec. 10, from 5:30 to 6:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville-Eagar Center, 900 E. Maricopa St. There is a $72 fee for the noncredit class offered by the Community and Corporate Learning Division.

Locally Grown art exhibit

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Entries are due Sept. 1 for Northland Pioneer College’s sixth annual juried art exhibition, Locally Grown, celebrating the diversity of creative and finely-crafted items by area artisans.The exhibition is open to all residents of Navajo and Apache counties, over the age of 18. Previous entries have included drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, woodworking, jewelry, metal work and fiber art. The $10 per entry fee is used for the show’s cash awards. Each artist can submit up to three items for jurying.

Victoria Frazior’s Symbolic Gestures

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SHOW LOW — Symbolic Gestures: A Retrospective, an exhibit of several different series of paintings by White Mountains artist Victoria Frazior, will be on display Aug. 24 through Sept. 18 at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Art Gallery, located in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

American Tribal Fusion Dance class

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SNOWFLAKE — American Tribal dance presents women as powerful, interconnected beings – in touch with their femininity, grace and strength. Combined with the ‘60s-based Fusion style, you have an earthy dance style embraced by more and more women.You can learn the different moves and enjoy the sisterhood in an eight-week noncredit Tribal Fusion Dancing – American Northland Pioneer College class on Wednesday evenings, Sept. 2 – Oct. 21, from 6:35 to 7:34, at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main. There is a $45 fee for the class.

Beginning Line Dance class

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LINDEN — Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week noncredit beginning class in Line Dancing on Mondays, Aug. 31 through Oct. 26, from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., at Square Dance Hall in Linden, just off Highway 260 on Lone Pine Dam Road. There is a $45 fee for the class.

Beginning ‘50s Swing Dance class

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SNOWFLAKE — Jitterbug, Lindy Hop, Charleston, Shag, Foxtrot and Balboa are re-gaining popularity on America’s dance floors. Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week noncredit beginning class in ‘50s Swing dancing on Thursday evenings, Sept. 3 – Oct. 22, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main. There is a $45 fee for the class.