College News

Basic pistol, handgun self-defense classes

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on Oct. 22 and 29 at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.

September DGB Highlights

by ddurband
HOLBROOK – Northland Pioneer College is beginning early preparations for its next evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Accreditation evaluation occurs every 10 years, and the next cycle for NPC is 2019 – 2020.Mark Vest, vice president of Learning and Student Services for NPC, told the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during its regular monthly meeting Sept. 20 he is confident of a successful evaluation.

Veterans Center ribbon-cutting

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Area veterans are invited to help cut the ribbon for a new Veterans Center in the Learning Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.

Annuities from A to Z

by erobinson
Explore Annuities from A to Z in a 2-hour noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus on Wednesday, Sept. 14, or at the Show Low campus on Thursday, Sept. 15. Both workshops are from 3 to 5 p.m. There is a $5 charge for each session.

Power of Forgiveness & Letting Go

by erobinson
Forgiving someone can be the most difficult thing a person can do in their lifetime.Discover why it must be done and how to overcome limiting beliefs that have prevented you from doing so in a two-hour noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and the Show Low campus on Thursday, Sept. 22. Both workshops are from 6 to 8 p.m. There is a $5 charge for the workshop.

Star Trek costume contest

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — The crew of the USS Enterprise-E, android Borgs and other inhabitants from throughout the galaxies will be gathering at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main St., Snowflake, on Saturday, Sept. 17, for a free 7 p.m. showing of Star Trek: First Contact.

Find the path to your past

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Explore your family’s ancestry and possibly discover previously unknown relatives while completing the Genealogy: Your Path to Your Past noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Learning Center, room 134, on Thursday afternoons, 2 to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 15 through Nov. 10. There is a $60 fee for the class.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

by erobinson
Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit “instant” piano and guitar for busy adults and teens workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Coffman has not offered his popular classes in Snowflake for over two years.

NPC Board honors Claude Endfield

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — “Everything I’ve done has been for the children,” said Claude Endfield, retiring program coordinator for Northland Pioneer College’s Early Childhood Education program. Her 28 years of service were recognized with the awarding of Faculty Emeritus status by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during the board’s regular monthly meeting, Aug. 16.

'Locally Grown' entries due Sept. 26

by erobinson
Artists from Navajo and Apache counties are invited to submit entries by Sept. 26 for Northland Pioneer College’s seventh “Locally Grown” art exhibit, to be displayed Oct. 31 to Dec. 2 in the Talon Gallery on the Show Low — White Mountain Campus.

NPC hosts Empty Bowls ‘Make-a-Thons’

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — One in four households in Navajo County and one in three households in Apache County are considered food insecure. Feeding® America estimates over 46,500 people in these two counties fall below the 185 percent poverty level for SNAP and other nutrition program eligibility.To help raise awareness of food insecurity in our communities, Northland Pioneer College’s Fine Arts Department is hosting two “Make-a-Thons” to handcraft bowls to be used for an Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, Nov. 18.