College News

Kid's College scholarships

by erobinson
“Every child who wants to participate in a 2016 Kid’s College class should be able to, regardless of the cost,” says NPC Friends and Family Executive Director Betsyann Wilson. That’s the idea behind the scholarships her group is offering to kids ages 6-14 in Navajo and Apache counties.

NPC/NAVIT students win 17 medals

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Students enrolled in career and technical education programs at Northland Pioneer College and Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) brought home 17 medals from the Arizona SkillsUSA competition in Phoenix, March 29–30.

Friends & Family raises $27,201

by erobinson
“It really IS a few caring people who change the world!” commented Betsyann Wilson, executive director of Northland Pioneer College Friends and Family, at the conclusion of Arizona Gives Day on Tuesday, April 5. The nonprofit alliance received $22,201 in donations plus a $5,000 bonus from Arizona Gives Day corporate sponsor 1st Bank to help support student scholarships.

Board sets 2016-17 tuition rate

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Two key components – tuition and employee compensation – of the budgeting process were approved by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their March 22 meeting in Holbrook.

The Constant Wife

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Tickets now on sale for performances of Maugham's The Constant WifeSNOWFLAKE/TAYLOR – Northland Pioneer College's Performing Arts Departments presents W. Somerset Maugham's delightful and debonair comedy of civilized marriage – and civilized love – The Constant Wife in eight performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, April 21 through 30, at 7 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. There will also be Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m.

Frontier Communications issues challenge grant

by erobinson
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 5, 2016! Arizona Gives Day is the day when our state unites to build a better tomorrow! Sponsored by the Alliance of Arizona Non-Profits and the Grant Maker’s Forum, Arizona Gives Day is a powerful 24 hour online giving experience that unites Arizonans around causes they believe in.

Cosmetology accepting applications

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Are you a cut above the rest? Northland Pioneer College is now accepting students for its Introduction to Cosmetology course this fall in Show Low, Winslow and St. Johns. Fall cosmetology classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Pipefitters Local 469 donates pipe

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If your career goal is to become a welder, you need material to practice on. But with the high price of even scrap metal, donations from industry partners are essential for the Northland Pioneer College/Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) welding programs in Show Low, Holbrook and St. Johns.A $40,000 donation of 12-inch stainless steel pipe from Pipefitters Local 469 is the latest contribution to the welding program, which relies heavily on industry partnerships.

Community, Veterans Career Fairs

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Community members and veterans are invited to free Community and Veterans Career Fairs at Winslow High School, on Wednesday, March 30, and at the Northland Pioneer College Show Low – White Mountain Campus on Thursday, March 31.