College News Archive

Training for VITA workers

by erobinson
United Way of Northern Arizona and Northland Pioneer College are teaming up to provide free training for individuals wanting to give back to their communities through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

PTK chapter inducts 25

by erobinson
Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year college students, welcomed 25 new members during an induction ceremony, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main St.

November 2013 DGB HiLites

by erobinson
Arizona’s community colleges must significantly increase the percentage of students transferring to a state university with an associate degree or Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) to support Governor Jan Brewer’s goal of doubling the number of students receiving bachelor’s degrees each year, lobbyist Kristen Boilini told the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during a Nov. 19 meeting in Holbrook.

Spring semester registration now underway

by erobinson
Move one step closer to a new career by enrolling for spring classes at Northland Pioneer College. Registration opens on Monday, Dec. 2, and continues during regular business hours until classes begin on Jan. 13.

Kaibab FS recruiting spring hires

by erobinson
WINSLOW — There are jobs available this spring in the Kaibab National Forest and recruiters will be explaining how to apply for these and other federal job opportunities in a free presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 3, starting at 6 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow — Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St., in the Learning Center, room 101.

Streamlined business curriculum

by erobinson
Compressing 11 areas of specialization into just seven is creating a smoother path for Northland Pioneer College business students to enter the workforce with the appropriate skills while completing their two-year associate degrees.The changes to the college’s curriculum included an emphasis on customer service in all business programs and the addition of a retail management specialization. An industry advisory council supported the changes.

Flag-raising honors vets, indigenous peoples

by mnilsson
Members of the American Legion Color Guard raised the United States flag at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to honor veterans and current servicemen. NPC’s Eagle Club sponsored and conducted the ceremony.

HESI nursing admission assessment

by erobinson
Individuals seeking admission to Northland Pioneer College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program must successfully complete the Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Admission Assessment before the Feb. 17 application deadline for admission to the fall 2014 classes. The HESI test is offered in both Winslow and Show Low.

PTK coat drive helps transform lives

by erobinson
A surprise inside! Northland Pioneer College Phi Theta Kappa member Wendy Shepard, left, helps this young lady find a winter coat, and a surprise in the pocket, during the local chapter’s coat distribution event on Nov. 2 at Chase Bank in Show Low. The NPC PTK chapter collected, then re-distributed over 350 winter items to anyone needing them in the four NPC campus communities – Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake and Winslow.