College News

Handgun Self-defense workshop

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., in the Nizhoni Learning Center, room 142, on Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset.

NPC board approves final budget, tax levy

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted the final FY 2015 budget and set the tax levy following Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on May 20, 2014.

Edible decorating embellishments

by erobinson
An example of Jessica Houston's

Orchard-Garden Project

by mnilsson
By NPC Staff Writer Michael NilssonHolbrook – A community orchard-garden project this summer at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook campus will prepare workers to obtain their GED and national work-readiness certifications, while also producing fruits and vegetables to help feed local residents.

GED® Testing resumes

by erobinson
The new computerized GED® Test can now be completed at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook or Show Low campuses. Pearson Vue exclusively handles all registration and payment for the exam at https://ged.com/.

NRA Basic Pistol Workshop

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, June 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, Nizhoni Learning Center, room 136.

Self-defense for women

by erobinson
If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, how would you react?Learn what to do using avoidance tactics and realistic hands-on skills in noncredit Practical Self Defense Tactics for Women workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow, Holbrook and Snowflake campuses.

Beginning Line Dance class

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week noncredit beginning class in Line Dancing on Thursdays, June 5 through July 24, from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St., in Snowflake. There is a $54 fee for the class.

'50s Swing Dance Classes

by erobinson
LINDEN — Jitterbug, Lindy Hop, Charleston, Shag, Foxtrot and Balboa are re-gaining popularity on America’s dance floors. Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week noncredit beginning class in '50s Swing dancing on Monday evenings, June 2 – July 21, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m., at the Linden Square Dance Hall, just off Highway 260. There is a $54 fee for the class.

'Watercolor & More' art classes

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Expand your creativity while exploring the techniques of focal points and balance used by Van Gogh and other classic painters during five week-long noncredit art classes offered by Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division at the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.Join art educator Loretta Bogdanowicz to learn more about watercolor painting, creating a reference guide, using mixed media, applying Van Gogh’s techniques to your own work, and the importance of focal points and balance.

Paramedic Completion Ceremony

by erobinson
Completing 500 hours of classroom instruction, plus 500 hours of clinical and vehicular practical experience is required to become certified as a paramedic. It requires dedication by the student and a lot of support from family and friends.