College News

Greek comedy auditions

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SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for Jules Tasca’s modernization of Aristophanes’ classic Greek comedy Ecclesiazusae (Women in Congress) will be Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 6 and 8, beginning at 7 p.m. at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Evening ATO classes

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SHOW LOW — Four first-level Automotive Technology classes, and the required shop safety course, are being offered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings this spring at Northland Pioneer College’s automotive training facility in the Show Low Industrial Park, 1400 N. Lumberman’s Loop.Supplementing daytime offerings will be evening classes in Engine Repair; Brake Systems; Suspension and Steering Systems; and Electrical and Electronics Systems.

Master Chorale Holiday Concert

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SNOWFLAKE — Come enjoy holiday classics, hot cocoa and cookies while helping those in need at the Northland Master Chorale’s “Annual Holiday Concert” on Friday, Dec. 5, beginning at 7 p.m. at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main in Snowflake. Admission to this “lobby lighting” concert is a donation of canned or non-perishable food items, which will be go to the Shepherd’s Kitchen Food Bank in Snowflake.

November DGB HiLites

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Disadvantaged youth and adults in Navajo and Apache counties will receive training as nationally certified construction workers and prepare for their GED® under an $84,474 Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) grant from the Arizona Department of Education awarded to Northland Pioneer College, in collaboration with the Navajo and Apache County Workforce Partnership (WIOA).The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board accepted the Building Homes – Building Futures grant at their regular monthly meeting on Nov.

PTK chapter inducts 26

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Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year college students, welcomed 26 new members during an induction ceremony, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, 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. She urged the inductees to continue to be lifelong learners and to become "servant-leaders" in their communities.

NAVIT/NPC receive ADE Innovative Grant

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Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) and Northland Pioneer College (NPC) students can now be reimbursed for costs related to industry certification examinations through a Career and Technical Education Innovative Grant funded by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). The grant also provides $30,000 for new equipment for the joint NPC/NAVIT Automotive Technology program, based in the Show Low Industrial Park.

NPC 40th Anniversary

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Employee donations and successful fund-raising events collected $34,615 for Northland Pioneer College’s 40th Anniversary Scholarship Fund. NPC celebrated its 40th anniversary during the 2013-14 academic year.

Astrophotography workshop

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SHOW LOW– Learn how to capture amazing photographs of the interesting objects in the night sky or of the Sun in the noncredit “Astrophotography for Beginners” workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus on Dec. 3 and 10.

Volunteer Fairs

by erobinson
Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community through local businesses and organizations.Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services and Student Government Association are hosting Volunteer Fairs on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the campus Learning Centers in Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake and Winslow to help you find a way to give back.

October DGB HiLites

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Two Northland Pioneer College scholarship programs launched this fall and three new grant opportunities through the NPC Friends and Family Alliance are already helping students reach their education goals.

Winter constellations workshops

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The winter sky over North America is filled with the dramatic display of The Pleiades, the Great Orion Nebula, Gemini, Canis Major, Auriga and several Globular clusters. 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 “Winter Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St., on Wednesday evenings, Nov. 5 – 19, and the Show Low campus, 1001 W.