College News

'Locally Grown' entries due Sept. 26

by erobinson
Artists from Navajo and Apache counties are invited to submit entries by Sept. 26 for Northland Pioneer College’s seventh “Locally Grown” art exhibit, to be displayed Oct. 31 to Dec. 2 in the Talon Gallery on the Show Low — White Mountain Campus.

NPC hosts Empty Bowls ‘Make-a-Thons’

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — One in four households in Navajo County and one in three households in Apache County are considered food insecure. Feeding® America estimates over 46,500 people in these two counties fall below the 185 percent poverty level for SNAP and other nutrition program eligibility.To help raise awareness of food insecurity in our communities, Northland Pioneer College’s Fine Arts Department is hosting two “Make-a-Thons” to handcraft bowls to be used for an Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, Nov. 18.

George Joe appointed to NPC Board

by erobinson
Veteran educator and media/marketing consultant George Joe of Dilkon has been appointed to fill the Navajo County Community College District (NCCCD) District 2 seat left vacant by the June death of Governing Board member Prescott Winslow. Joe was appointed to serve until the Nov. 8 general election.

Nominating petitions due Aug. 10

by erobinson
Nominating petitions to fill the expiring terms for two seats, representing Districts 2 and 5, on the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board must be filed with the County Elections Department by Aug. 10 to qualify for the Nov. 8 General Election ballot.The five-member unpaid board provides leadership, guidance, and direction to govern the current and future affairs of Northland Pioneer College, representing their local constituents while retaining a district-wide perspective to fulfill the college’s mission.

Put Holbrook on the Map

by erobinson
HOLBROOK– The Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a free Let’s Put Holbrook on the Map workshop, which will feature a lesson about getting your business on the map. The workshop will be Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 at NPC’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Paramedic Preparatory Class

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — A six-session preparatory course for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) seeking to advance their careers by becoming Paramedics begins Sunday, Aug. 7, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Veterans Resource Fair

by erobinson
WINSLOW — Veterans, their survivors or dependents can learn more about educational, healthcare and emergency assistance programs at a free Resource Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from Noon to 3 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St.

‘Spiral Staircase’ auditions

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for Northland Pioneer College Performing Arts Department’s fall play production of The Spiral Staircase will be Tuesday, Aug. 16, and Thursday, Aug. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the NPC Performing Arts Center in Snowflake.The script is considered appropriate for all audiences and NPC students and interested community members, who are 14 years or older, are encouraged to audition. The Spiral Staircase has roles for four men and four women.

NPC's CAFR earns Excellence Award

by erobinson
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 second comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 2015.

Top scholars named for Spring '16

by erobinson
Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 150 students named to the President's List and 152 to the Dean's List. There were 4,230 students enrolled during the spring 2016 semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Performing Arts Scholarship Auditions

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for performing arts scholarships to study theatre or music performance or technical theatre this fall at Northland Pioneer College will be Tuesday, June 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St.