College News

NPC Board begins SCC re-invention proposal

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Course offerings at the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus (SCC) will remain essentially unchanged as the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board agreed Feb. 20 to move forward with the proposal to “re-invent” the facility.

NPC, WMSO schedule first Chamber Recital

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Classical music performances by outstanding high school, college, community and members of the White Mountain Symphony Orchestra (WMSO) will be featured at the first White Mountains Chamber Recital on Wednesday, March 4, starting at 7 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main. Admission is $5 per person.

Faux wall painting workshops

by erobinson
SPRINGERVILLE — Add some “bling” to your walls using metallic glazes to replicate Old World classic looks in a traditional theme, or soft blends of colors for a suede rustic modern look using techniques shared by professional faux painter Linda Coffman during two noncredit “Fabulous Faux: Classic – Tuscan – Metallic” and “Suede – Rustic - Modern” workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa, on Saturday, March 7.

Noncredit Piano workshops

by erobinson
SPRINGERVILLE — 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 Hopelessly Busy People” and “How to Play Piano By Ear” noncredit workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St., on Saturday, March 7.

Nothronychus dinosaur research

by erobinson
Paleontologists have long perceived the Nothronychus (nahth-ROH-nye-KUSS) dinosaur resembling a ground sloth. But new research by Northland Pioneer College biology professor David Smith shows the one-ton biped plant-eater more closely resembled today’s ostrich.

PTK hosts Blood Drive

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 28, 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 11 a.m.

Automotive program hosts open house

by erobinson
Show Low — If you enjoy working on vehicles, their engines and running gear plan to attend an open house on Wednesday, March 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Automotive Technology training facility in the Show Low Industrial Park, 1400 N. Lumberman’s Loop.

Auditions for SGA Talent Contest

by erobinson
Auditions for the seventh annual Community Talent Contest, sponsored by the Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association, will be Wednesday and Thursday, March 11 and 12 from 5 to 8 p.m., and Friday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Learning Center Symposium Room at the Winslow and Snowflake campuses.

‘World of… Gourmet Greens’

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Explore the “World of… Gourmet Greens” in the second of three two-session noncredit workshops on Friday, March 13 and 20, led by local gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St., this spring.

Heathcare Employment Fairs

by erobinson
Employment in healthcare-related occupations is expected to grow by 25 percent or more during the next decade as more Americans reach retirement age.Explore these career opportunities during Northland Pioneer College’s Healthcare Employment Fairs at NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus on Tuesday, March 3, and the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus on Tuesday, March 10. Both fairs are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Learning Center on both campuses.