College News

‘Just Once’ piano workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — In just three hours, you will learn enough secrets to give you years of piano musical enjoyment by learning the chording techniques shared by professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman during his Instant Piano for Busy People noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday, June 30, in the Learning Center, room 101.

IT Certification testing

by erobinson
Computer technicians seeking CompTIA certification in computer repair, networking and security can now take the A+, Network+ and Security+ examinations at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook and Show Low Pearson VUE authorized computer-based testing sites. The computer-based testing is provided as a community service by NPC. Anyone can test at either NPC test site.

Top scholars named for Spring '14

by erobinson
Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 131 students named to the President's List and 135 to the Dean's List. There were 3,736 students enrolled during the spring semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., in the Nizhoni Learning Center, room 142, on Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset.

NPC board approves final budget, tax levy

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted the final FY 2015 budget and set the tax levy following Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on May 20, 2014.

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

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

by erobinson
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.