College News

NRA Basic Pistol Workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, July 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus.

Come Pedal the Petrified National Forest

by erobinson
PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK — Initial strands of sunlight will intensify the vivid purples, thousands of shades of pink and rusty reds and panoramic views greeting cyclists on the second annual Pedal the Petrified tour ride through the Petrified Forest National Park, east of Holbrook, on Saturday, Sept. 20.

NPC board renews partnerships

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — As preparations intensify for the start of fall classes, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board renewed several partnership agreements during the June 17 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook.

Fly fishing fever

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – There’s a highly contagious fever spreading throughout the White Mountains. While not fatal to humans, Fly Fishing Fever has a high mortality rate among fish in the area’s streams and lakes.Symptoms of Fly Fishing Fever include a desire to learn more about rods, reels, leaders and tippets, dry and wet flies, streamers and nymphs and the urge to go out and catch fish.

Digital camera workshop

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?

Herbal emergency kit class

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Have a mosquito bite or rash? What is the best natural treatment to stop the itch? Just reach for your herbal emergency kit.

Alchesay students earn national CDAs

by mnilsson
By NPC Staff Writer Michael NilssonWHITERIVER — Thirteen Alchesay High School seniors were awarded Childhood Development Associate (CDA) national credentials and 17 seniors completed their Certificates of Proficiency (CP) in Early Childhood Education for participating in the dual enrollment program with Northland Pioneer College (NPC).

Just Once guitar workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — If you have always wanted to learn how to play the guitar but are never able to find the time, enroll today in the Instant Guitar for Adults/Teens noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday, June 30, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., in the Learning Center, room 101.

‘Just Once’ piano workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — In just three hours, you will learn enough secrets to give you years of piano musical enjoyment by learning the chording techniques shared by professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman during his Instant Piano for Busy People noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday, June 30, in the Learning Center, room 101.

IT Certification testing

by erobinson
Computer technicians seeking CompTIA certification in computer repair, networking and security can now take the A+, Network+ and Security+ examinations at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook and Show Low Pearson VUE authorized computer-based testing sites. The computer-based testing is provided as a community service by NPC. Anyone can test at either NPC test site.

Top scholars named for Spring '14

by erobinson
Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 131 students named to the President's List and 135 to the Dean's List. There were 3,736 students enrolled during the spring semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.