College News

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 (except federal & college holidays) at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus.

Pro-Am Golf Tourney raises over $11,000

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The first NPC Friends and Family Alliance Pro-Am Golf Tournament raised over $11,000 to benefit the student scholarship fund at Northland Pioneer College.

University Transfer Fairs

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Current students, alumni and interested community members can obtain information about continuing their education at two University Transfer Fairs on Sept. 23 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, and Sept. 24 at the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third, in the Learning Centers lobbies at both locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Digital camera basics

by erobinson
SHOW LOW– You’ve “read” the manual that came with your digital camera. But what do all of those icons, ISO settings, Fn, A/V and AEL buttons really mean or do?

Investigate Fall Constellations

by erobinson
Pegasus, Lyra, Taurus, Andromeda and Camelopardalis are just a few of the fall constellations visible over North America. But how did they get their names and what is the story behind the stars?

Explore the night skies

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SPRINGERVILLE — The heavens take on a whole new dimension when viewed through binoculars or a telescope. Join space-science show producer Gerry A. Good for a three-week exploration of the night sky at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St., on Monday evenings, Sept. 8 – 22, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. There is a $49 change for the noncredit class.

Living Soil workshops

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Gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion will be sharing techniques to deal with the soil and climate challenges of growing a garden in our high-desert region in four noncredit “A Living Soil” workshops at Northland Pioneer College's Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., starting Friday, Sept. 5.Kim has always felt drawn to the land and has honed her passion for gardening through knowledge gained from years of extensive travel and networking with numerous experts.

Build a Secure Retirement

by erobinson
Show Low — It is never too early to start building your retirement nest egg. Learn the “Seven Big Mistakes Retirees Make” from investment professional Antone “Tony” Keller during a two-session noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Friday, Sept. 19 and Oct. 3, from 9 to 11 a.m. There is a $25 fee for the workshop.

Self-defense with handgun

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SHOW LOW — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset. Students will learn how to think defensively, assess threats and learn avoidance techniques,” noted NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris, who will be teaching the “Basic Self Defense with a Handgun” course (reference STC 099x-94532).

August 2014 DGB HiLites

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HOLBROOK — The NPC Friends and Family Alliance is committed to enhancing student scholarship opportunities, while confirming support for Northland Pioneer College, director Betsyann Wilson told members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during the Aug. 19 regular board meeting in Holbrook.

Learn to form, finish clay art

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You can transform a lump of clay into beautiful, useful pottery with the techniques you’ll learn in a noncredit “Clay Art” class on Tuesday mornings, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., this fall at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 104.