Open to current students, alumni and interested community members, Northland Pioneer College’s Leadership Lecture Series continues its fall series with Petrified Forst National Park Superintendent Brad Traver on Friday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m., at the Northeast Arizona Training Center (Jake Flake Emergency Services Institute), 1840 W. Papermill Road, in Taylor. All of the lectures will also be available “live” on the Internet via Adobe Connect at connect.npc.edu/leadership.
SNOWFLAKE — Learn how to select, grow and prepare a diversity of Heirloom Tomatoes on Saturday, Sept. 14, in the “World of Heirloom Tomatoes” workshop led by local gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.
TAYLOR — Emergency Services (EMS) personnel from throughout Navajo and Apache counties will have equipment on display, offer demonstrations and provide information about career opportunities during a free EMS Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Northeast Arizona Training Center (Jake Flake Emergency Services Institute), 1840 W. Papermill Road, in Taylor.
“It was a dark and stormy night…” may be a great opening line for your novel. But how do you prepare the manuscript and submit for publishing?A noncredit “Self-Publishing Basics” workshop on Thursday, Sept. 5, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus gives you an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of self-publishing from Sheri McGuinn, who is the self-published author of two novels. The workshop costs $25 and meets from 7 until 9 p.m.
Open to current students, alumni and interested community members, Northland Pioneer College’s Leadership Lecture Series launches its fall series with Summit Healthcare’s Chief Nursing Officer Thia Ebert on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m., at the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Ponderosa Center Symposium. All of the lectures will also be available “live” on the Internet via Adobe Connect at connect.npc.edu/leadership.
Three northern Arizona community colleges have entered into an unprecedented agreement to improve workforce development among populations living along rural stretches of the Interstate 40 corridor.Northland Pioneer, Coconino and Mohave community colleges recently entered into an intergovernmental agreement to create the I-40 Corridor Coordinating Council.
With a script based on true events from April 1998, Coeur d’Alene, the latest original full-length play by Show Low dramatist Lisa Jayne, makes its world premiere on Friday, Sept. 13, at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) in Snowflake/Taylor. Curtain will be at 7 p.m. for this co-production of NPC and the White Mountain Regional Theater (WMRT).Additional performances will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 14, 20, and 21 at NPC’s PAC and at 7:30 p.m. on Sept.
SNOWFLAKE — Explore the “World of… Basil, Heirloom Tomatoes and Chili Peppers” in three noncredit workshops led by local gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus this fall.These are what she calls her “fun” classes. “The ones where we get to eat the goodies we’ve grown,” Kim says. In each, Kim discusses the culture and history of the foods, as well as how to grow, care for, harvest and preserve their goodness and treats the class to dishes made from each ingredient.
SNOWFLAKE — Five-week sessions of Zumba® Gold-Toning, the easy-to-follow, health-boosting dance fitness program, will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus. Cost is $50 per 5-week session.
SHOW LOW – Learn the fundamentals of the ancient art of belly dancing in a noncredit “Beginning Belly Dancing” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, in the Aspen Center, room 110, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 7 until 8 p.m., starting Aug. 20.The class is offered for either 16-weeks Aug. 20 through Dec. 5 (reference HPE 099x-65265) for $100 or in 8-week sessions Aug. 20 through Oct. 10 (reference HPE 099x-65264) or Oct. 15 through Dec. 5 (reference HPE 099x-65263) for $50 each.
NPC’s partnership with area law enforcement agencies saves taxpayers thousands of dollarsArea law enforcement agencies are saving taxpayers thousands of dollars in training costs by partnering with Northland Pioneer College. Navajo County Sheriff K.C. Clark summarized how well the partnership was working at the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board’s regular monthly meeting Aug. 20 in Holbrook.
SNOWFLAKE – Learn the fundamentals of tap steps and combinations for stage choreography in eight-week noncredit “Beginning Tap Dance” classes at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus on either Monday or Wednesday, 7 to 8 p.m., starting Sept. 9 or 11. Cost is $40.
Registration for fall classes at Northland Pioneer College is now underway at all nine locations and online. Most fall classes begin the week of Aug. 19.New programs this fall include construction technology and mechatronics. Business, medical assistant and nursing assistant programs have also been revised. Prospective students should meet with an NPC academic adviser to develop a course of study that meets educational and career goals without wasting time or money.