College News

Top scholars named for Spring '15

by erobinson
Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 149 students named to the President's List and 129 to the Dean's List. There were 3,531 students enrolled during the spring 2015 semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

by erobinson
Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit “instant” piano and guitar for busy adults and teens workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Tuesday, June 16, in the Aspen Center, room 110, and at the Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa, on Wednesday, June 17.

Blunks donate over $550,500 to NPC

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Long-time Winslow residents Josephine and Burley Blunk wanted to leave a legacy to train future nurses and provide opportunities for a higher education through Northland Pioneer College.During their May 19 regular monthly meeting the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved the sale of a West Phoenix home donated to NPC by the Blunks. Their donations included the Valley house, and two homes in Winslow and a 134-acre parcel of land in Galena, Missouri, which were previously sold by the college.

Truth in Taxation, Budget Hearings

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will conduct Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on the 2015–16 Northland Pioneer College budget and district primary property tax levy on Tuesday, May 19, starting at 10 a.m. (M.S.T.) in the Painted Desert Campus Tiponi Community Center Conference Room, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd. in Holbrook.

Healthcare-related Scholarships

by erobinson
Summit Healthcare Foundation and Frontier Communications Partner to Support CollegeNPC Friends and Family, the non-profit alliance that supports the students of Northland Pioneer College through grants and scholarships, is pleased to announce the Summit Healthcare Foundation and Frontier Communications Scholarship! This award of $1,000 is available for up to 10 NPC students, enrolled for the Fall 2015 semester, in the college’s nursing and allied health programs.

Kid's College classes

by erobinson
Youngsters, ages 6 to 14, can dig for dinosaur fossils, building model rockets, journey into animation and drawing, make duct tape creations, study Spanish or participate in sports camps this summer at Northland Pioneer College’s Kid’s College.

Calling all bicyclists

by erobinson
Mark your ride calendars for Saturday, September 19, 2015.The third annual Pedal the Petrified, a non-competitive cycling tour of Petrified Forest National Park, will be presented by Northland Pioneer College Friends and Family – www.npcfriendsfamily.org.

SBDC hosts GrowthWheel workshop series

by erobinson
Entrepreneurs and current small business owners can learn about a new “Growth Wheel” business planning model at workshops from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, at Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in Show Low, in the Goldwater Center, room 107, or Wednesday, May 6, at NPC’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St.

April Governing Board HiLites

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — At the request of all four key stakeholders, Northland Pioneer College has formally taken control of the assets and operation of the Northeast Arizona Training Center (NATC) in Taylor.

Brittin Shirley wins Talent Contest

by erobinson
NPC Photo by JoAnn Barnes-SlocumTrick roper Brittin Shirley, from Snowflake, lassoed a $500 first place prize in the Seventh Annual NPC Student Government Association (SGA) Talent Contest on April 11, 2015.

Cosmetology accepting fall students

by erobinson
Are you a cut above the rest?Northland Pioneer College is accepting students until Aug. 3 for its Introduction to Cosmetology course being offered in Show Low, Winslow and St. Johns. Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 3.