College News

'Lucy in the Sky'

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Original one-act play ‘Lucy in the Sky’ by local playwrightsWMRT opening night proceeds benefit NPC student scholarshipsThis summer, White Mountain Regional Theater (WMRT) will premier an original one-act play, Lucy in the Sky, written by local playwrights Alex Brown and Lisa

Truth in Taxation, Budget Hearings

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HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will conduct Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on the 2015–16 Northland Pioneer College budget and district primary property tax levy on Tuesday, May 19, starting at 10 a.m. (M.S.T.) in the Painted Desert Campus Tiponi Community Center Conference Room, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd. in Holbrook.

Healthcare-related Scholarships

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Summit Healthcare Foundation and Frontier Communications Partner to Support CollegeNPC Friends and Family, the non-profit alliance that supports the students of Northland Pioneer College through grants and scholarships, is pleased to announce the Summit Healthcare Foundation and Frontier Communications Scholarship! This award of $1,000 is available for up to 10 NPC students, enrolled for the Fall 2015 semester, in the college’s nursing and allied health programs.

Kid's College classes

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Youngsters, ages 6 to 14, can dig for dinosaur fossils, building model rockets, journey into animation and drawing, make duct tape creations, study Spanish or participate in sports camps this summer at Northland Pioneer College’s Kid’s College.

Calling all bicyclists

by erobinson
Mark your ride calendars for Saturday, September 19, 2015.The third annual Pedal the Petrified, a non-competitive cycling tour of Petrified Forest National Park, will be presented by Northland Pioneer College Friends and Family – www.npcfriendsfamily.org.

SBDC hosts GrowthWheel workshop series

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Entrepreneurs and current small business owners can learn about a new “Growth Wheel” business planning model at workshops from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, at Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in Show Low, in the Goldwater Center, room 107, or Wednesday, May 6, at NPC’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St.

April Governing Board HiLites

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — At the request of all four key stakeholders, Northland Pioneer College has formally taken control of the assets and operation of the Northeast Arizona Training Center (NATC) in Taylor.

NPC celebrates 41st commencement

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NPC Staff Writers Michael Nilsson and Everett Robinson contributed to this articleNorthland Pioneer College celebrates its 41st Commencement on Saturday, May 9, at the School District Auditorium, 500 W. Old Linden Road. Admission to the ceremony, which begins at 1 p.m., is restricted to individuals with reserved seat tickets. Doors to the auditorium open at Noon.

Brittin Shirley wins Talent Contest

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NPC Photo by JoAnn Barnes-SlocumTrick roper Brittin Shirley, from Snowflake, lassoed a $500 first place prize in the Seventh Annual NPC Student Government Association (SGA) Talent Contest on April 11, 2015.

Cosmetology accepting fall students

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Are you a cut above the rest?Northland Pioneer College is accepting students until Aug. 3 for its Introduction to Cosmetology course being offered in Show Low, Winslow and St. Johns. Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 3.

NPC/NAVIT students win 23 metals

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Students enrolled in career and technical education programs at Northland Pioneer College and Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) won a record 23 medals at the Arizona SkillsUSA competition in Phoenix, April 6-8.