College News

Board adopts 2016-17 budget, levy

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted the budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17 and set the tax levy following Truth in Taxation and public hearings on May 17.

Put on your dancing shoes

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Learn the basics of ‘50s Swing, mixed country or tribal fusion dance during three noncredit classes with instructor Katherine Venancio at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main in Snowflake, offered by Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division beginning the week of June 6. There is a $45 fee for each class, which meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Sign up for these or other noncredit classes at least three days before the class starts to ensure it is not canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Noncredit creative summer classes

by erobinson
Transform a lump of clay into beautiful, useful pottery. Turn someone’s discards into renewable artwork. Elevate your creative writing to the next level.Those are just three of the many noncredit, personal interest classes starting the week of June 6 as part of Northland Pioneer College’s summer session offerings. Sign up for these workshops at least three days before the class starts to ensure it is not canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Fun for kids 6 to 14

by erobinson
Youngsters, ages 6 to 14, can build model rockets, roller coasters, rubber band cars, or LEGO robots; Create hair accessories and learn braiding and proper care techniques; journey into animation, clay art and drawing; make duct tape creations; study American Sign Language and other cultures; or participate in Kid's Zumba classes this summer at Northland Pioneer College’s Kid’s College.

Master Chorale Finale Concert

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — From Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites to modern hits from Adele and Dolly Parton, the Friday, May 13 finale concert by the Northland Master Chorale will truly be a “Grand Night for Singing.” The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake-Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. Admission is $5 per person.

NPC celebrates 42nd Commencement

by erobinson
NPC Staff Writers Michael Nilsson and Everett Robinson contributed to this articleNorthland Pioneer College celebrates its 42nd Commencement on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Show Low School District Auditorium, 500 W. Old Linden Road. Admission to the ceremony, which begins at 1 p.m., is restricted to individuals with reserved seat tickets. Doors to the auditorium open at Noon.

Friends & Family Golf Tournament

by erobinson
Fifteen four-person teams vied for low score, a chance at a hole-in-one car from Horne Auto and other non-cash prizes in the first NPC Friends and Family Scholarship Golf Tournament on April 30 at the Silver Creek Golf Club. But the real winners were NPC students, who will benefit from the over $12,100 raised for scholarships.

Let's Put Round Valley on the Map

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Springerville/Eagar– The Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a free Let’s Put Springerville and Eagar on the Map workshop, which will feature a lesson about getting your business on the map. The workshop will be May 12, 2016 at NPC’s Springerville/Eagar Center, 940 E. Maricopa St. in Springerville.  Two sessions (pick one) 4 to 5:30 p.m., or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Truth in Taxation and Budget Hearings

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will conduct Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on the 2016–17 Northland Pioneer College budget and district primary property tax levy on Tuesday, May 17, starting at 10 a.m. (M.S.T.) in the Painted Desert Campus Tiponi Community Center Conference Room, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd.

Kid's College scholarships

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“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.