College News

Friends & Family Golf Tournament

by erobinson
Here’s a chance to tune up your golf swing and help fund scholarships for Northland Pioneer College students.NPC Friends and Family, the non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to help students afford their higher education, is hosting a four-person Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 30, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., at the beautiful Silver Creek Golf Course at White Mountain Lakes. Frontier Communications and Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center are the tournament’s major sponsors.

NATC gets WalMart grant

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Heather Walker, assistant manager of the new Taylor WalMart, presents a $500 check to Stuart Bishop, director of NPC's Northeast Arizona Training Center (NATC), during the store's pre-Grand Opening on Wednesday, March 9. Bishop said the Community Service Grant will be applied during the purchase of exercise equipment for the training center's law enforcement and fire academies.

Community Blood Drive March 26

by erobinson
WHITE MOUNTAINS — The biggest heroes are pint-sized – in the form of a blood donation bag. Your donation of the “gift of life” makes you a hero. And giving blood three times a year makes you a super hero!On Saturday, March 26, will be an opportunity to improve your hero status. Northland Pioneer College’s Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) has teamed up with the Snowflake firefighters to sponsor a Community Blood Drive, in conjunction with United Blood Services, at the Snowflake Fire Department, 325 W. 4th St., from 10 a.m.

Inspiration from Van Gogh

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SNOWFLAKE – Study the life and paintings of Post-Impressionist Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh in a Friday evening noncredit art class, April 29 through May 13, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St..

Digital image processing

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Turn simple snapshots into fine art photographs using the basic tools found in Adobe’s Lightroom software. Learn more about this powerful computer application in a four-week noncredit workshop on Wednesday evenings, April 13 to May 4, from 5 to 9, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Create art to walk on

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SNOWFLAKE – Enjoy learning the basic steps of making a floorcloth, or “art on the floor,” in a Friday evening noncredit art class, April 8 through 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Weaving Practicum

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SPRINGERVILLE — Weaving students of all levels can bring their problems and projects to a Weaving Practicum and receive help from weaving instructor Carol Farnsworth and other weavers on Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville/Eagar Center, 940 E. Maricopa in Springerville.There is a $25 fee for the noncredit workshop (reference HCT 099x-43742). Students should bring their own supplies and loom, or a loom can be rented for an additional $15.

Positive parenting workshop

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SNOWFLAKE — Children do not come with an instruction manual. Gain a better understanding of what it takes to be a positive parent in a six-week Positive Parenting noncredit workshop on Tuesday evenings, March 22 through April 26, from 6 to 7:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Workshops for small businesses

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SHOW LOW — Quickly apply the tips from four noncredit March workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus to explore business ownership options, improve your marketing skills, increase your social media presence, or improve your website.

Let's put Snowflake and Taylor on the Map

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – The Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a free Let’s Put Snowflake and Taylor on the Map workshop, which will feature a lesson about getting your business on the map. The workshop will be Monday, April 4, 2016 at NPC’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., from 3 to 5 p.m.