College News

'The Constant Wife' Play Auditions

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SNOWFLAKE/TAYLOR – If you enjoy watching plays as an audience member, but also feel an itch to be on stage, consider auditioning for Northland Pioneer College’s Spring production of W. Somerset Maugham’s play The Constant Wife on Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 12 and 14, at 6 p.m. on both nights, at the NPC Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

December DGB HiLites

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A $5,000 personal year-end donation labeled “because you’re doing so much good” from a Pedal the Petrified participant climaxed a very successful fundraiser year for NPC Friends and Family, Executive Director Betsyann Wilson told the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their Dec. 15 meeting in Holbrook.Wilson said the nonprofit support organization raised $65,000 during the past year to assist Northland Pioneer College students in reaching their educational goals.

NPC names 15 to All-AZ Academic Team

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Tuition waivers, valued at over $300,000, will be awarded to 15 All-Arizona Academic Team students from Northland Pioneer College to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of Arizona three public universities. The Arizona Board of Regents awards the waivers, for up to 60 credits, to encourage the state’s top scholars to finish their education.Receiving tuition waivers will be NPC students:

Master Chorale presents Songs of the Season

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SNOWFLAKE — Take a brief historic tour of some of the greatest Christmas choral literature through the ages at the Northland Master Chorale’s annual holiday concert, Alleluia: Songs of the Season, on Friday evening, Dec. 11, starting at 7, at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main. Admission is a canned or non-perishable food item or a $5 donation, all of which will be donated to the Shepherd’s Kitchen Food Bank in Snowflake.

The Immoral Miss O’Neill

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Julie HerneSNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College Beginning Acting students will perform the final act of a previously unproduced play, The Immoral Miss O’Neill, on Tuesday, Dec. 8, beginning at 7 p.m.

Empty Bowls collects $2,040

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Generous community members, staff and students collected $2,040 for The Love Kitchen in Pinetop during Northland Pioneer College’s Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, Nov. 20.

PTK Induction Ceremony, Dec. 4

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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

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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%

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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

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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.