College News Archive

E-file Income Taxes for FREE

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E-file State and Federal Income Taxes for FREEfor incomes up to $58,000 by IRS-Certified Preparers.

Caution: gold fever ahead

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SHOW LOW – You might catch gold fever following in the footsteps of prospectors of yesteryear using skills you learned in a four-week, noncredit Prospecting for Gold workshop, on Tuesday evenings, Feb. 25 to March 18, from 7 until 9 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 103.

Trout fly tying basics

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SHOW LOW – Want to attract more fish using your own hand-tied artificial flies? What tools, equipment and materials are needed to create that perfect lure?

January 2014 DGB HiLites

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Board approves revised Cosmetology courses; awards contract for NATC buildingStudents enrolling in Northland Pioneer College’s Cosmetology program next fall will have more flexibility in completing the 1,600-hour training requirement for state certification after the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved changes to the program during its regular monthly meeting, Jan. 21, in Holbrook.

Investigate spring constellations

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SHOW LOW – Leo, Boötes, Coma Berenices, Virgo and Cancer are just a few of the spring constellations visible over North America. But how did they get their names and what is the story behind the stars?Join space-science show producer Gerry A. Good for three weekly studies of the night sky in the noncredit “Learning the Spring Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 13 – 27, in the Goldwater Center, room 104.

Restaurant association forming

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WHITE MOUNTAINS – Restaurants generate substantial sales tax revenue in northeastern Arizona. In Pinetop-Lakeside, restaurants generate 23 percent of the town’s total sales tax revenue. In Round Valley, the contribution is 17 percent. In Show Low, the food service industry employs almost 300 people.To help restaurant owners meet the challenges of seasonality and the local economic landscape the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Northland Pioneer College is hosting a meeting of local restaurant owners on Monday, Jan.

Cosmetology Career Expo & Fashion Show

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HON DAH — Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services is hosting a free Cosmetology Career Expo on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 3 until 7 p.m., at the Hon Dah Resort and Conference Center, 777 S. Highway 260, 3 miles south of Pinetop.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

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SNOWFLAKE — Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit “instant” piano and guitar for busy adults and teens workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main, on Monday, Jan. 27, in the Learning Center, room 113.

Faux wall painting workshop

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Add some “bling” to your walls using metallic glazes to replicate Old World classic looks in a traditional theme, or soft blends of colors for a suede rustic modern look using techniques shared by professional faux painter Linda Coffman during a noncredit “Fabulous Faux: Classic – Tuscan – Metallic” workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., in the Student Center, room 116, on Monday, Jan. 27, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Top scholars named for Fall '13

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Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 120 students named to the President's List and 116 to the Dean's List. There were 3,234 students enrolled during the fall semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.