College News

Hula classes

by erobinson
Learn the hand, foot and body movements of traditional hula dances in beginning classes on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 20 to March 9, from 5:30 to 6:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. There is a $48 fee for the noncredit class.

Learn to form, finish clay art

by erobinson
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 spring at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 104.

NPC ranks #1

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College is the nation’s top producer of Certificates of Proficiency awarded to Native American students, nearly doubling the number of awardees from the 2012-13 to 2013-14 academic years.

30th annual Juried High School Art Exhibit

by erobinson
All high-school-aged students from Navajo and Apache counties, including homeschoolers, are eligible to submit original two- and three-dimensional art or graphic designs for the 30th Annual Juried High School Exhibit, sponsored by Northland Pioneer College.

NPC President responses

by erobinson
December 29, 2015By Jeanne Swarthout, Ph.D.A recent opinion piece in the White Mountain Independent attempted to portray Northland Pioneer College as an institution rife with financial and instructional failures. While NPC and its District Governing Board welcome public scrutiny of all aspects of its performance, the opinion piece painted a picture frequently using data points which apply to four-year, bachelor-degree-granting institutions rather than community colleges, i.e. an institution that is not NPC.

'The Constant Wife' Play Auditions

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE/TAYLOR – If you enjoy watching plays as an audience member, but also feel an itch to be on stage, consider auditioning for Northland Pioneer College’s Spring production of W. Somerset Maugham’s play The Constant Wife on Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 12 and 14, at 6 p.m. on both nights, at the NPC Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

December DGB HiLites

by erobinson
A $5,000 personal year-end donation labeled “because you’re doing so much good” from a Pedal the Petrified participant climaxed a very successful fundraiser year for NPC Friends and Family, Executive Director Betsyann Wilson told the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their Dec. 15 meeting in Holbrook.Wilson said the nonprofit support organization raised $65,000 during the past year to assist Northland Pioneer College students in reaching their educational goals.

NPC names 15 to All-AZ Academic Team

by erobinson
Tuition waivers, valued at over $300,000, will be awarded to 15 All-Arizona Academic Team students from Northland Pioneer College to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of Arizona three public universities. The Arizona Board of Regents awards the waivers, for up to 60 credits, to encourage the state’s top scholars to finish their education.Receiving tuition waivers will be NPC students:

Master Chorale presents Songs of the Season

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Take a brief historic tour of some of the greatest Christmas choral literature through the ages at the Northland Master Chorale’s annual holiday concert, Alleluia: Songs of the Season, on Friday evening, Dec. 11, starting at 7, at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main. Admission is a canned or non-perishable food item or a $5 donation, all of which will be donated to the Shepherd’s Kitchen Food Bank in Snowflake.

The Immoral Miss O’Neill

by erobinson
Julie HerneSNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College Beginning Acting students will perform the final act of a previously unproduced play, The Immoral Miss O’Neill, on Tuesday, Dec. 8, beginning at 7 p.m.

Empty Bowls collects $2,040

by erobinson
Generous community members, staff and students collected $2,040 for The Love Kitchen in Pinetop during Northland Pioneer College’s Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, Nov. 20.