College News

NPC/NAVIT students win 23 metals

by erobinson
Students enrolled in career and technical education programs at Northland Pioneer College and Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) won a record 23 medals at the Arizona SkillsUSA competition in Phoenix, April 6-8.

NPC Student Art Exhibit

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SHOW LOW — Jurors selected 51 artworks by Northland Pioneer College students for the annual Juried NPC Student Art Exhibit, on display through May 1 in the Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Arizona Gives Day

by erobinson
Arizona Gives Day an enormous success“I am completely humbled and grateful beyond words to everyone who gave to NPC Friends and Family on Arizona Gives Day,” said Betsyann Wilson, executive director of the non-profit that raises scholarships to support the students of Northland Pioneer College.

Community, Veterans Career Fairs

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College and Arizona Workforce Connection are sponsoring two free Community and Veterans Career Fairs, on Wednesday, April 22, at the Winslow Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, 523 W. Second St., and on Thursday, April 23, at the NPC  Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, from 2 to 5 p.m. at both locations.

7th annual NPC SGA Talent Contest

by erobinson
A $500 first place prize awaits the winner of the seventh annual Community Talent Contest, sponsored by the Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association, on Saturday, April 11, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.The runner-up takes home $250. A $50 cash prize will go to one contestant in the 5- to 10-years-old division. General admission for the show is $5, with age 5 and under free.

Basic pistol, handgun classes

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on April 18 and May 2 at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.

SGA 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Teams from throughout the region will be competing in Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association’s fifth annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25, at the Snowflake High School Gymnasium.

‘Homeland: Songs of the Earth’ concert

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Selected works by local author and poet Jo Baeza will be featured during the Northland Master Chorale’s “Homeland: Songs of the Earth” concert on Friday, April 10, beginning at 7 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St. Admission to the concert is $5.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

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CHICAGO — The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Navajo County Community College District for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 2014.

Aristophanes' 'Women in Congress'

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — A plot by the women of Athens to take over the male-dominated government turns the Greek world topsy-turvy in Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Department’s performances of Aristophanes’ classic Greek comedy Ecclesiazusae (Women in Congress).

Progressive 2-Step class

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SNOWFLAKE — If you have a wedding or other special event coming up and would love to be able to dance with your daughter or that special someone, Northland Pioneer College’s Community Education Division is offering a eight-week noncredit Beginning Progressive 2-Step dance class on Thursday evenings, March 19 – May 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St. in Snowflake. There is a $45 fee for the class.