College News Archive

10 NPC Medalists from SkillsUSA

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Elaine SempertTen Northland Pioneer College students brought home medals from the Arizona SkillsUSA competition in Phoenix, April 15-17.

Cosmetology program applications

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Are you a cut above the rest? Northland Pioneer College is accepting students until June 27 for its Introduction to Cosmetology course and new Nail Technician program being offered in Show Low, Winslow and St. Johns. Fall classes begin Friday, Aug. 1.NPC updated the nail technician program to include current industry practices and to better prepare students for state licensing exams. “We are surveying prospective students to determine what days and times work best,” noted Chloe Reidhead, chair of the cosmetology program.

Swing Dance Club

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The beat turns Latin at Northland Pioneer College’s Swing Dance Club on Monday, May 5, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Leadership Lecture Series

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Vice President for Shop Operations for CAID Industries Tom Ziegler will be the guest lecturer for Northland Pioneer College’s Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, May 8, 8:30 a.m., at NPC’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main.Open to current students, alumni and interested community members, Ziegler’s presentation to the Welding program completer’s ceremony will also be available “live” on the Internet via Adobe Connect at connect.npc.edu/leadership.

Board adopts preliminary budget

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HOLBROOK – A preliminary budget prudently designed to provide improved educational opportunities, while building up cash reserves for constructing future facilities, was adopted April 15 by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board.Truth in taxation and public budget hearings have been scheduled for May 20, at which time the board will finalize the budget and set the tax rate and levy for the upcoming year. The final budget cannot be increased from the approved preliminary budget. | View budget

Beginning Line Dance

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SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering a one-day noncredit beginning class in Line Dancing on Saturday, May 10, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St., in Snowflake. There is a $10 fee for the class.

Restaurant Association logo contest

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WHITE MOUNTAINS – The newly-formed Northeastern Arizona Restaurant Association (NARA) is seeking a logo to represent the organization in member’s windows, in advertising and general branding. NARA is sponsoring a logo contest to find a design that best represents its members, service and the White Mountains.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

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HOLBROOK — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., in the Tiponi Community Center, on Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset.

Leadership Lecture Series

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Lisa AultLifelong Navajo County resident and business owner Lisa Ault will be the guest lecturer for Northland Pioneer College’s Leadership Lecture Series on Monday, April 21, 6 to 8 p.m., at NPC’s Snowflake/Taylor

Digital camera noncredit workshop

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SHOW LOW– You’ve “read” the manual that came with your digital camera. But what do all of those icons, ISO settings, Fn, A/V and AEL buttons really mean or do?

Summer registration opens

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Registration is now underway for summer classes at all nine Northland Pioneer College locations. Some classes begin as early as May 27, with many general education classes, required for a degree or certificate, being offered on the college’s interactive video, audio and multimedia networks.NPC’s general education course credits transfer to Arizona’s public universities and other community colleges. NPC’s tuition of just $64 per credit is the lowest in Arizona, potentially saving you thousands of dollars in tuition.

AZPTAC helps small businesses

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Can your small business qualify to do business with the federal government?Learn more about the 8(a), HubZone and Women- and Minority-owned certification options to bid on federal contracts at free seminars in Springerville and Show Low sponsored by Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Arizona Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (AZPTAC).

Community Career Fairs

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Northland Pioneer College and Arizona Workforce Connection are sponsoring two free Community Career Fairs, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Thursday, April 24, at NPC’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St., and on Friday, April 25, at the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.