WHITERIVER — “Everything was stacked against me, but I made the decision to become a positive role model for my family and peers by enrolling at Northland Pioneer College,” said Vernon Gatewood, a student at NPC’s Whiteriver Center.
Tuition waivers, valued at nearly $250,000, will be awarded to 13 All-Arizona Academic Team students from Northland Pioneer College to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of Arizona three public universities.Receiving the tuition waivers from the Arizona Board of Regents will be NPC students Jennifer DoBell and Kelcee Moore from the Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus; Lauren Peters and Jenna Ché Shockey representing the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, Sara Anderson and Moira Hamilton from the Show Low – White Mountain Campus; Daniel McGee
NPC Board requests staff provide information,input on changing status of Snowflake CampusHOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will continue discussion at their Jan. 20 meeting of a proposal to re-invent Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus into an educational center and district administrative offices. At their Dec. 16 meeting, board members requested college staff provide information and gather constructive input from community and college employees on the proposal.
Entrepreneurs and current small business owners can learn about a new “GrowthWheel®” business planning model at a free orientation on Saturday, Jan. 10, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in Show Low, in the Goldwater Center, room 107.
Students completing Fire Science courses through Northland Pioneer College are now eligible for national certification by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) U.S. Fire Administration. This is in addition to state certification of skills competency.
Disadvantaged youth and adults in Navajo and Apache counties could earn nationally certified safety, career readiness and construction trade skills while preparing for their high school equivalency credential (GED®) through the Building Homes – Building Futures! project at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook campus. Screening and recruiting for the project is now underway.
SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for Jules Tasca’s modernization of Aristophanes’ classic Greek comedy Ecclesiazusae (Women in Congress) will be Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 6 and 8, beginning at 7 p.m. at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St.
SHOW LOW — Four first-level Automotive Technology classes, and the required shop safety course, are being offered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings this spring at Northland Pioneer College’s automotive training facility in the Show Low Industrial Park, 1400 N. Lumberman’s Loop.Supplementing daytime offerings will be evening classes in Engine Repair; Brake Systems; Suspension and Steering Systems; and Electrical and Electronics Systems.
SNOWFLAKE — Come enjoy holiday classics, hot cocoa and cookies while helping those in need at the Northland Master Chorale’s “Annual Holiday Concert” on Friday, Dec. 5, beginning at 7 p.m. at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main in Snowflake. Admission to this “lobby lighting” concert is a donation of canned or non-perishable food items, which will be go to the Shepherd’s Kitchen Food Bank in Snowflake.
Disadvantaged youth and adults in Navajo and Apache counties will receive training as nationally certified construction workers and prepare for their GED® under an $84,474 Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) grant from the Arizona Department of Education awarded to Northland Pioneer College, in collaboration with the Navajo and Apache County Workforce Partnership (WIOA).The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board accepted the Building Homes – Building Futures grant at their regular monthly meeting on Nov.