College News

Investigate spring constellations

by erobinson
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

by erobinson
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

by erobinson
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

by erobinson
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

by erobinson
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.

13 named to All-AZ Academic Team

by erobinson
Tuition waivers, valued at nearly $250,000, will be awarded to 13 All-Arizona Academic Team students from Northland Pioneer College to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of Arizona three public universities.Receiving the tuition waivers from the Arizona Board of Regents will be NPC students Jennifer DoBell and Kelcee Moore from the Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus; Lauren Peters and Jenna Ché Shockey representing the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, Sara Anderson and Moira Hamilton from the Show Low – White Mountain Campus; Daniel McGee

December DGB HiLites

by erobinson
NPC Board requests staff provide information,input on changing status of Snowflake CampusHOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will continue discussion at their Jan. 20 meeting of a proposal to re-invent Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus into an educational center and district administrative offices. At their Dec. 16 meeting, board members requested college staff provide information and gather constructive input from community and college employees on the proposal.

‘GrowthWheel’ aims to improve business success

by erobinson
Entrepreneurs and current small business owners can learn about a new “GrowthWheel®” business planning model at a free orientation on Saturday, Jan. 10, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in Show Low, in the Goldwater Center, room 107.