College News

Frontier Communications issues challenge grant

by erobinson
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 5, 2016! Arizona Gives Day is the day when our state unites to build a better tomorrow! Sponsored by the Alliance of Arizona Non-Profits and the Grant Maker’s Forum, Arizona Gives Day is a powerful 24 hour online giving experience that unites Arizonans around causes they believe in.

Cosmetology accepting applications

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Are you a cut above the rest? Northland Pioneer College is now accepting students for its Introduction to Cosmetology course this fall in Show Low, Winslow and St. Johns. Fall cosmetology classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Pipefitters Local 469 donates pipe

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If your career goal is to become a welder, you need material to practice on. But with the high price of even scrap metal, donations from industry partners are essential for the Northland Pioneer College/Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) welding programs in Show Low, Holbrook and St. Johns.A $40,000 donation of 12-inch stainless steel pipe from Pipefitters Local 469 is the latest contribution to the welding program, which relies heavily on industry partnerships.

Community, Veterans Career Fairs

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Community members and veterans are invited to free Community and Veterans Career Fairs at Winslow High School, on Wednesday, March 30, and at the Northland Pioneer College Show Low – White Mountain Campus on Thursday, March 31.

Friends & Family Golf Tournament

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Here’s a chance to tune up your golf swing and help fund scholarships for Northland Pioneer College students.NPC Friends and Family, the non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to help students afford their higher education, is hosting a four-person Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 30, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., at the beautiful Silver Creek Golf Course at White Mountain Lakes. Frontier Communications and Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center are the tournament’s major sponsors.

NATC gets WalMart grant

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Heather Walker, assistant manager of the new Taylor WalMart, presents a $500 check to Stuart Bishop, director of NPC's Northeast Arizona Training Center (NATC), during the store's pre-Grand Opening on Wednesday, March 9. Bishop said the Community Service Grant will be applied during the purchase of exercise equipment for the training center's law enforcement and fire academies.

Community Blood Drive March 26

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WHITE MOUNTAINS — The biggest heroes are pint-sized – in the form of a blood donation bag. Your donation of the “gift of life” makes you a hero. And giving blood three times a year makes you a super hero!On Saturday, March 26, will be an opportunity to improve your hero status. Northland Pioneer College’s Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) has teamed up with the Snowflake firefighters to sponsor a Community Blood Drive, in conjunction with United Blood Services, at the Snowflake Fire Department, 325 W. 4th St., from 10 a.m.

Inspiration from Van Gogh

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SNOWFLAKE – Study the life and paintings of Post-Impressionist Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh in a Friday evening noncredit art class, April 29 through May 13, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St..

Digital image processing

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SHOW LOW — Turn simple snapshots into fine art photographs using the basic tools found in Adobe’s Lightroom software. Learn more about this powerful computer application in a four-week noncredit workshop on Wednesday evenings, April 13 to May 4, from 5 to 9, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Create art to walk on

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SNOWFLAKE – Enjoy learning the basic steps of making a floorcloth, or “art on the floor,” in a Friday evening noncredit art class, April 8 through 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.