College News

Edible decorating embellishments

by erobinson
An example of Jessica Houston's

Orchard-Garden Project

by mnilsson
By NPC Staff Writer Michael NilssonHolbrook – A community orchard-garden project this summer at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook campus will prepare workers to obtain their GED and national work-readiness certifications, while also producing fruits and vegetables to help feed local residents.

GED® Testing resumes

by erobinson
The new computerized GED® Test can now be completed at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook or Show Low campuses. Pearson Vue exclusively handles all registration and payment for the exam at https://ged.com/.

NRA Basic Pistol Workshop

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, June 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, Nizhoni Learning Center, room 136.

Self-defense for women

by erobinson
If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, how would you react?Learn what to do using avoidance tactics and realistic hands-on skills in noncredit Practical Self Defense Tactics for Women workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow, Holbrook and Snowflake campuses.

Beginning Line Dance class

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SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week noncredit beginning class in Line Dancing on Thursdays, June 5 through July 24, from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St., in Snowflake. There is a $54 fee for the class.

'50s Swing Dance Classes

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LINDEN — Jitterbug, Lindy Hop, Charleston, Shag, Foxtrot and Balboa are re-gaining popularity on America’s dance floors. Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week noncredit beginning class in '50s Swing dancing on Monday evenings, June 2 – July 21, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m., at the Linden Square Dance Hall, just off Highway 260. There is a $54 fee for the class.

'Watercolor & More' art classes

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Expand your creativity while exploring the techniques of focal points and balance used by Van Gogh and other classic painters during five week-long noncredit art classes offered by Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division at the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.Join art educator Loretta Bogdanowicz to learn more about watercolor painting, creating a reference guide, using mixed media, applying Van Gogh’s techniques to your own work, and the importance of focal points and balance.

Paramedic Completion Ceremony

by erobinson
Completing 500 hours of classroom instruction, plus 500 hours of clinical and vehicular practical experience is required to become certified as a paramedic. It requires dedication by the student and a lot of support from family and friends.

57 complete Fire Academies

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“When others are running away from chaos, you’ll be running toward it. Remember your training , it will keep you safe!”That message, repeated in several variations, was shared with 57 firefighting students, their families, friends and future co-workers at a special Northland Pioneer College Fire Academy Completion Ceremony on May 13 at NPC’s Performing Arts Center in Snowflake.

31 receive welding certifications

by erobinson
High-paying career opportunities await 31 newly nationally-accredited completers of the Northland Pioneer College / Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) welding program who were recognized in a May 8 ceremony at NPC’s Performing Arts Center in Snowflake.Students from all three welding program shops – in Holbrook, Show Low and St. Johns – participated in the ceremony.