College News

Anusara Yoga

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Reconnect with the joy in your heart and optimize your health using Anusara yoga asanas led by instructor Maral Hadidi. Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week Beginning Anusara Yoga noncredit class at the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St., meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 5 to 6:30, Aug. 19 through Oct. 9. The cost of the class is $90.

Learn Photoshop basics

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Learn the basic tools used for photo enhancement, retouching and restoration in an eight-week noncredit “Beginning Photoshop for Everyone” class on Tuesday evenings, Aug. 19 through Oct. 7, from 5:30 to 8:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Law Enforcement Career Fair

by erobinson
TAYLOR — Interviews and testing to become law enforcement or detention officers in either Navajo or Apache counties will be conducted, starting promptly at 8 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Northeast Arizona Training Center (Jake Flake Emergency Services Institute), 1840 W. Papermill Road, in Taylor.

Energy grant preparing for jobs

by mnilsson
By Michael Nilsson, NPC Staff WriterWith innovative programs and newly-funded staff, Northland Pioneer College [NPC] sees success as it helps students transition from college life to entering valuable careers in energy and manufacturing.

Pharmacy Technician Training

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — In just four months, you could be working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) working in a retail or hospital pharmacy.Northland Pioneer College’s Pharmacy Technician Training course this fall will prepare you for the national certification exam, required by most employers in this fast-paced healthcare field. CPhT training also provides a foundation for additional studies to become a registered pharmacist.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit Basic Self-Defense with a Handgun class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Saturday, July 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Direct Care Worker training

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — If you are providing assistance with daily living activities to older adults or individuals with disabilities, completing a new eight-week Direct Care Worker course at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus qualifies you to receive financial compensation when providing services to clients under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).

Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Cast auditions for Northland Pioneer College’s fall performances of Neil Simon’s autobiographical Brighton Beach Memoirs will be Tuesday and Thursday, Aug. 12 and 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., on the main stage of the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

NRA Basic Pistol Workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, July 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus.

NPC board renews partnerships

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — As preparations intensify for the start of fall classes, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board renewed several partnership agreements during the June 17 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook.

Fly fishing fever

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – There’s a highly contagious fever spreading throughout the White Mountains. While not fatal to humans, Fly Fishing Fever has a high mortality rate among fish in the area’s streams and lakes.Symptoms of Fly Fishing Fever include a desire to learn more about rods, reels, leaders and tippets, dry and wet flies, streamers and nymphs and the urge to go out and catch fish.