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.