College News

31st Annual Juried High School Art Exhibit

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Alejandra Celiz, Shenoa Pierre and Tina Butora, seniors at Show Low High School, captured the Best of Show art scholarships in the 31st annual Northland Pioneer College Juried High School Art Exhibit, on display through March 31 at the Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs. Awards will be presented at a reception on Friday, March 3, at the gallery from 5 to 7 p.m.

Free tax preparation assistance

by erobinson
Does tax law puzzle you? Which credits and deductions can you use to increase your refund?Free tax preparation assistance is available in Navajo County for families with income less than $85,000 through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, sponsored by United Way’s Northern Arizona Chapter, Navajo County and Northland Pioneer College.

SGA Talent Contest Auditions

by erobinson
Auditions for the ninth annual Community Talent Contest, sponsored by the Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association, will be at the Holbrook – Painted Desert, Show Low – White Mountain and the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek campuses on Friday, February 24, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday, February 27, from 4 to 8 p.m.; and Tuesday, February 28, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Youth, adult guitar classes

by erobinson
Have fun acquiring a basic understanding of music while learning to play a most delightful musical instrument – the guitar – in noncredit Northland Pioneer College classes in Show Low starting in March.

3-level self-defense class

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — “To defend yourself, you need to be fluid, like water,” explains Julius Marshall, instructor for a 12-session noncredit Hands-On Self-Defense course starting March 23 at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

by erobinson
Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit “instant” piano and guitar for busy adults and teens workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Coffman has not offered his popular classes in Snowflake for over two years.

Basic pistol class

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Basic gun safety training required to obtain a concealed weapon permit is being offered on Saturday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge.

Publishing tips workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Since she was 12, Paula Pfeiffer Winskye has been writing stories about girls and horses. Over the years, her growing stack of manuscripts gathered dust, while she pursued a career as a small community journalist for her North Dakota hometown newspaper, the New Rockford Transcript.In 2000, after finishing another manuscript, her husband John asked the question that would change her life. “Why don’t you try to get something published?”

TALON Project ‘huge success’

by erobinson
Students and high school educators are praising Northland Pioneer College’s Project TALON (Technology to Advance Learning Outcomes at Northland) that delivers general education college courses to 10 area high schools during the regular school day at the high school location.

Self Defense for Women

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Women can increase their awareness of personal safety and build self confidence in their ability to defend themselves by participating in a Self Defense for Women noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Thursday, March 30, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Learning Center, room 108. There is a $20 fee for the workshop (reference STC 099x 50-74094).

Nursing and Allied Health Career & Education Fairs

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services and ARIZONA@WORK – Northeastern Arizona Innovative Workforce Solutions are hosting Nursing and Allied Health Career & Education Fairs on Tuesday, February 28, at NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, and Wednesday, March 1, at the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St.