College News

Learn to re-load metallic cartridges

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Policing your brass and reloading those metallic cartridges can save you money, and give you hours of a safe, enjoyable hobby.Learn what equipment is needed and the correct way to set up a reloading bench in a three-session “Reloading Metallic Cartridges” noncredit workshop (reference STC 099x-13968) on Tuesday evenings, Feb. 17 through March 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in Modular 6. The workshop costs $59. Students must be 18 years or older.

Open house focuses on IMO careers

by erobinson
APACHE COUNTY — Experienced workers at local energy producers are reaching retirement age, creating the need for job applicants skilled in Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO).

Top scholars named for Fall '14

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Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 136 students named to the President's List and 135 to the Dean's List. There were 3,211 students enrolled during the fall semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Investigate spring constellations

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SNOWFLAKE – Leo, Boötes, Coma Berenices, Virgo and Cancer are just a few of the spring constellations visible over North America. But how did they get their names and what is the story behind the stars?Join space-science show producer Gerry A. Good for three weekly studies of the night sky in the noncredit “Learning the Spring Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main, on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 9 – 23, in the Learning Center, room 114.

'World of…Sprouts, Gourmet Greens & Onions'

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

NPC to NAU concurrent BSN program

by erobinson
Open houses explain NPC to NAU concurrent nursing BSN programSave about a third of the cost and earn your Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) degree sooner by utilizing a new concurrent enrollment program through Northland Pioneer College and Northern Arizona University.

Study Spanish this summer in Costa Rica

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Spend four weeks immersed in the culture of Costa Rica this summer, studying Spanish in a study abroad program sponsored by Northland Pioneer College’s Student Government Association (SGA).

‘College Bound’ for Parents

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Making decisions about college can be life altering. To help parents and high school students make informed choices, Northland Pioneer College’s Recruitment Office is hosting five free “College Bound” informational workshops at Snowflake, Show Low, Blue Ridge, Holbrook and Winslow high schools. The same information will be presented at each workshop.Workshop dates, time and locations are as follows:

Exhibit features art designer John Gialanella

by erobinson
Exhibition Dates: January 12 - February 13 Closing Reception: Thursday February 12, 4-6 p.m. Artist Lecture: Thursday February 12, 2:30 p.m.: VIDEO 2 Classrooms at Show Low, Snowflake, Holbrook, Winslow, Hopi and WhiteriverPrints and collage works by art designer John Gialanella are featured in the “Dream Erosion” exhibit Jan. 12  through Feb. 13 at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery, located in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W.

Watch a short video

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A day in the life of real NPC students.Be sure to whistle along | roll the video.Captured by NPC student Leah Heiser.

Vernon Gatewood transforms his life

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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.