College News

Self-defense with handgun class

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day Basic Self-Defense with a Handgun noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cosmetology Open House

by erobinson
WINSLOW — Get a mini manicure, pedicure, haircut or style or learn more about fall openings for cosmetologist and nail technician training during open houses Wednesday and Thursday, March 18 and 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days, at Northland Pioneer College Winslow Cosmetology Clinic, 1400 E. Third St.The general public can take advantage of the clinics’ discounted services, provided under the supervision of state-licensed instructors.

Look Good … Feel Better

by erobinson
Female cancer patients can receive free, confidential cosmetology services through the “Look Good … Feel Better” program on the first Monday of every month at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus.

'Listening Sessions' scheduled

by erobinson
What should Northland Pioneer College look like in the future?That is the question being posed at community “Listening Sessions” this spring in Snowflake, Show Low, Holbrook and Winslow.

Investigate spring constellations

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Leo, Boötes, Coma Berenices, Virgo and Cancer are just a few of the spring constellations visible over North America. But how did they get their names and what is the story behind the stars?Join space-science show producer Gerry A. Good for three weekly studies of the night sky in the noncredit “Learning the Spring Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., March 2 – 16, in the Modular 6. Cost for the three-week class is $49.

Facebook for small businesses

by erobinson
Facebook is used by 88 percent of small businesses to reach potential customers.Get hands-on training in setting up your business’ Facebook page on Friday, Feb. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Show Low Public Library, 181 N. 9th St. Sponsored by Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business development Center (SBDC) and the Show Low Library, there is a $40 fee for the workshop, payable at the door by check or money order.

Medical Assistant certification Testing

by erobinson
National certification testing for Medical Assistants is now available at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, saving a long journey to Phoenix or Tucson.The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) periodically schedules test dates throughout the year at approved test sites. The next opportunity for local Medical Assistants to test for this prestigious national credential will be Friday, March 6, at 9 a.m. in the Learning Center, room 134, on the Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Basic pistol, handgun classes

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on Feb. 21 and March 7 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, Aspen Center, room 111. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.

Cosmetology open Houses

by erobinson
Get a mini manicure, pedicure, haircut or style or learn more about fall openings for cosmetologist and nail technician training during open houses at Northland Pioneer College Cosmetology Clinics. The general public can take advantage of the clinics’ discounted services, provided under the supervision of state-licensed instructors.Light refreshments will be served during the open houses and financial aid representatives will be on hand to assist potential students.

9 complete NALETA training

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — The “Thin Blue Line” in Northeastern Arizona is a little stronger with the swearing in Jan. 23 of nine new peace officers who completed the intensive 20-week Arizona Peace Officer Standards for Training (AzPOST) training at Northland Pioneer College’s Northeastern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy (NALETA).

NPC Board listening, weighing options

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HOLBROOK — Facing statutory requirements to reduce operating expenditures, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board listened to comments from alumni, employees and Snowflake/Taylor school and civic officials about a proposal to alter services at the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus. The board did not take any action on the proposal at its Jan. 20 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook.