College News Archive

PTK Coat Drive

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Chase Bank's Cathy Penrod, Chris Cannon & Terri Six

‘World of Chili Peppers’ workshops

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Learn from local gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion how to select, grow and preserve a variety of chili peppers in a noncredit “World of Chili Peppers” workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus on Saturday, Oct. 19, or Winslow – Little Colorado Campus on Friday, Oct. 25.

Solar greenhouse design workshop

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SNOWFLAKE — After serving aboard a U.S. Navy nuclear submarine, Joe Costion knew energy was going to be a key issue for the future, but he didn’t feel nuclear was the direction he wanted to take.

Art of Blacksmithing

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SHOW LOW — By applying heat and hammering you can change the shape of metal for decoration and function. You can learn the “Art of Blacksmithing” in a six-week noncredit workshop on Saturdays, Oct. 19 through Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Metal Arts Building in the Show Low Industrial Park, 1560 E. Commerce Dr.While shoeing horses is still a blacksmithing skill, it has become highly specialized and will not be covered in this class.

NPC nursing student wins national award

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Beth Harbold is 1 of 20 to receive national scholarshipJACKSON, MS — Beth Harbold believes in giving back to her community. That’s why she enrolled in Northland Pioneer College’s Nursing program to upgrade her Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) skills to become a Registered Nurse (RN) specializing in pediatric special needs.

September DGB HiLites

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NPC adding computer equipment to keep up with increasing demands,Federal grant funds will be used to update and expand Northland Pioneer College’s computer equipment and infrastructure to meet an exponential increase in demand for services.

NRA Basic Pistol Workshop

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Pistol safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, Student Center, room 123. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for the noncredit “National Rifle Association Basic Pistol” workshop, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris.

Belly dancing class

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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 Oct. 15.The class meets for 8-weeks, Oct. 15 through Dec. 5 (reference HPE 099x-65263) and costs $50. There will be no class on Nov. 28 when the college is closed for Thanksgiving.

Progressive 2-Step class

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LINDEN — If you have a wedding or other special event coming up and would love to be able to dance with your daughter or that special someone, Northland Pioneer College’s Community Education Division is offering a five-week noncredit beginning and intermediate Progressive 2-step dance class on Monday evenings, Oct. 21 – Nov. 25, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at the Linden Square Dance Hall. There is a $40 fee for the class.

Beginning Country Line Dance

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SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering a five-week noncredit beginning class in Country Line Dancing on Saturdays, Oct. 5 – Nov. 2, from 1 to 2 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 41 N. Main St., next to Wells Fargo Bank. There is a $40 fee for the class.

Create seasonal craft projects

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Apply basic painting techniques to creating a Thanksgiving Tray, Christmas ornament or Snowman Plaque in three noncredit workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow or Snowflake campuses this fall.No painting experience is needed. Each workshop, designed for ages 12 and up, cost $25 plus supplies. You can either pay the instructor $15 per class for supplies or email Janet Fish to receive a supply list for each project. Samples of the three projects can be viewed at the campus offices one month prior to the start of each class.

Improve confidence & motivation

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SHOW LOW — Are you surrounded by unfinished projects? Do hobbies languish in the corner? Have you lost your motivation?

Ceramic artist featured

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SHOW LOW — A solo exhibition by ceramic artist Virginia Pfau-Thompson will be featured in Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery, located in the Aspen Center, Oct. 14 through Nov. 7.

Locally Grown Exhibit

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Artists from throughout Navajo and Apache counties are invited to submit original artwork before Oct. 21 (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCT. 28) for the fourth “Locally Grown” juried art exhibit to be featured in Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, Nov. 18 through Dec. 6, with a closing reception and awards ceremony.

Ceramic tile, pottery classes

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Two one-credit, ceramic workshops will be offered in October as part of the Art Workshop Series by Northland Pioneer College at the Show Low – White Mountain Campus.

Internship & Volunteer Fairs

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Are you looking to start a career, but lack work experience in the field? An internship or volunteer position is a great way to try out a job or company and get a foot through the door with potential employers.

Daddydaughter art exhibit

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Crazy YooHoo acrylic by Karen L.

Early Childhood Fair, Oct. 5

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Early childhood educators and caregivers serving children birth to age eight from throughout northern Arizona will be focusing on “Play = Learning” during the 24th bi-annual Northland Pioneer College Early Childhood Fair on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center on NPC’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Instant Piano Workshop

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SNOWFLAKE — “If you can find middle C and know the meaning of ‘Every Good Boy Does Fine,’ after my three-hour ‘Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People’ workshop you’ll be playing your favorite tunes with ease,” said professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman. He will be offering his noncredit “Instant Piano” workshop (reference MUS 099x-64940) at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus on Monday, Sept. 23, from 6:40 to 9:40 p.m., in the Student Center, room 123.

The Drowsy Chaperone

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Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Department will present five performances of the Tony and Drama Desk award-winning The Drowsy Chaperone in November at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus. The performances are one of several special events planned during NPC’s 40th and the PAC’s 10th anniversaries.Reservations are required for dinner theatre performances at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Thursday, Nov. 14. A non-refundable ticket is $22 and includes a three-course catered meal.

University Transfer Fairs

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Current students, alumni and interested community members can obtain information about continuing their education at two Transfer Fairs on Sept. 24 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus and Sept. 25 at the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus.“This is a great opportunity for students to come and meet with university representatives to discuss options for continuing their education after graduating from NPC,” noted Jeremy Raisor, NPC’s Career Services adviser.