College News

PTK Induction Ceremony, Dec. 4

by erobinson
Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year college students, welcomed 39 new members during an induction ceremony, Friday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus Performing Arts Center.NPC President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout addressed the assembled inductees, families and friends, applauding their academic achievement.

NPC to NAU concurrent BSN program

by erobinson
Save about a third of the cost and earn your Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) degree sooner by utilizing a concurrent enrollment program through Northland Pioneer College and Northern Arizona University.

NPC fall enrollment up 4.6%

by erobinson
After a record summer session attendance, Northland Pioneer College’s fall enrollment increased 4.6 percent over the previous year, marking the fourth consecutive regular semester to record an increase.“We were a little uncertain how the increased summer enrollment, the elimination of a printed class schedule and not running a couple of programs would impact fall enrollment,” Mark Vest, vice president for Learning and Student Services, told the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their regular meeting Nov.

NPC Friends & Family Scramble Golf Tournament

by erobinson
Need a Christmas gift for the hard-to-please golfer on your list? Reserve them a spot in the Saturday, April 30, 2016 NPC Friends and Family Scramble Golf Tournament, sponsored by Frontier Communications.

Spring registration now underway

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Registration for spring semester classes begins Monday, Nov. 30, at all nine Northland Pioneer College locations in Navajo and Apache counties. Most full semester classes begin the week of Jan. 19.

Filling Bowls Aids Fight Against Hunger

by erobinson
Some of the over 200 bowls created for the Empty Bowls project.A cup of soup and a slice of bread. That’s the daily meal for many in our communities facing food insecurity.

University Transfer Fairs

by erobinson
Current students, alumni and interested community members can obtain information about continuing their education at two University Transfer Fairs on Monday, Nov. 16 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, and Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third, in the Learning Centers lobbies at both locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Network equipment maintenance contract awarded

by erobinson
A contract to provide maintenance for network equipment providing the technology backbone for Northland Pioneer College’s distance learning and data transmission was approved by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during a special teleconference meeting on Oct. 28.

Gretchen Boyer takes Best of Show

by erobinson
‘Loose Lips II’ captures Best of Show Award for Gretchen BoyerGretchen Boyer’s ceramic artwork “Loose Lips II,” in foreground, was judged the Best of Show for the 2015 Locally Grown Juried Exhibit.

October 2015 DGB HiLites

by erobinson
Federal grant to expand dual enrollment, ABE via distance educationAwards Administrator Emeritus status to Blaine HatchA five-year, $1.75 million federal grant will allow Northland Pioneer College to expand college-level courses and adult basic education (ABE) instruction at area high schools utilizing a robust network of audio-visual linked classrooms. The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board accepted the grant during its regular meeting Oct. 20.