College News

NPC recognizes APS, Amie Rodgers

by erobinson
Long-time industry partner Arizona Public Service and outstanding alumnus Amie Rodgers were recognized for their support of Northland Pioneer College during the regular monthly meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on November 15.

Master Chorale 'Songs of the Season' concert

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — The Northland Master Chorale will be tapping into nearly 500 years of musical heritage and tradition celebrating the Christmas season for the annual “Songs of the Season” concert on Friday, December 2, beginning at 7 p.m. at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main in Snowflake.For admission, patrons are asked to bring a non-perishable food item, or make a $5 donation, all of which will be donated to the Love Kitchen in Pinetop.

Filling Bowls: Fighting Hunger

by erobinson
A cup of soup and a slice of bread. That’s the daily meal for many in our communities facing food insecurity.To increase awareness of the local fight against hunger Northland Pioneer College’s Fine Arts Department is sponsoring the second annual Empty Bowls project, which will culminate in a Community Event on Friday, November 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 103.

Blodgett, Cortina receive AALL awards

by erobinson
Fellow educators from throughout Arizona are recognizing the lifelong contributions to adult learning by two Northland Pioneer College instructors, Dr. Cynthia Blodgett and Janice Cortina. The two College and Career Preparation (CCP) instructors were honored at the annual awards banquet of the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning (AALL) on Friday, November 4, 2016, at Rio Salado College in Phoenix.

GED® Test, other certification testing

by erobinson
If you need to obtain your high school equivalency diploma (GED®) or national industry certification, you can now take those computerized exams in testing centers at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook and Show Low campuses.

Lisa Jayne's poems published

by erobinson
Three poems by Show Low playwright and Northland Pioneer College academic adviser Lisa Jayne are included in the fall 2016 edition of Muddy River Poetry Review, an online, international anthology of previously unpublished work by 43 poets reviewed by award-winning poet Zvi A. Sesling.

Basic pistol, handgun self-defense classes

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on November 19 and December 3 at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.

Board accepts Dr. Swarthout's retirement plans

by erobinson
The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board has reluctantly accepted a request from Northland Pioneer College President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout to retire at the end of June, 2018. The announcement came at the end of the board’s regular monthly meeting in Holbrook on October 18.

"The Spiral Staircase" performances

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Dinner theatre reservations and advanced tickets for Northland Pioneer College Performing Arts Department’s fall play production of The Spiral Staircase are now available at NPC Performing Arts Center Box Office in Snowflake, and online.

Halloween makeup special

by erobinson
If your Zombie Halloween attire needs an extra touch of realism, stop by any of Northland Pioneer College’s three cosmetology centers on Monday, Oct. 31, to have a few fake wounds and “blood” makeup applied for a $5 fee per wound or body area.