College News

Yoga Classes

by erobinson
Two different levels of yoga classes, designed to increase flexibility, strength and concentration, will begin January 17 at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus and Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus. These one-credit classes cost $70.

Youth, adult guitar classes

by erobinson
Have fun acquiring a basic understanding of music while learning to play a most delightful musical instrument – the guitar – in noncredit Northland Pioneer College classes in Show Low starting in January.

Color Relationships Workshop

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Unravel the mystery of how colors relate to one another in a Saturday morning noncredit “Color Relationships” art class, January 28, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Learn to form, finish clay art

by erobinson
You can transform a lump of clay into beautiful, useful pottery with the techniques you’ll learn in a noncredit “Clay Art” class on Tuesday mornings, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., January 17 through May 9, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 104.

Friends & Family Scramble Golf Tournament

by erobinson
Is your favorite golfer looking forward to winter on The Mountain being over, so he or she can once again hit the course in the warm sunshine?Reserve them a spot in the Second Annual NPC Friends and Family Golf Tournament, scheduled for April 29, 2017, at the beautiful Silver Creek Golf Course to usher in a great season on the links in the White Mountains!

Board honors Ginny Handorf

by erobinson
Ginny HandorfStruggling to hold back tears, Ginny Handorf adjourned her final meeting as chair and member of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on December 20, ending eight years of service on the board.

PTK Chapter inducts 29

by erobinson
Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year college students, welcomed 29 new members during an induction ceremony, Friday, December 9, 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.Keynote speaker will be Tony Hill, NPC College and Career Preparation faculty at the Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus.

Pharmacy Technician Training

by erobinson
In just four months, you could be working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) working in a retail or hospital pharmacy.Northland Pioneer College’s Pharmacy Technician Training course, offered in both Winslow and Snowflake this spring, will prepare you for the national certification exam, required by most employers in this fast-paced healthcare field. CPhT training also provides a foundation for additional studies to become a registered pharmacist.

"Machinal" Auditions

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE/TAYLOR – What drove Ruth Snyder, a seemingly innocuous Long Island housewife, to conspire with her lover, Judd Gray, to murder her husband?The murder trial created a media frenzy that did not abate until the electric chair executions of the two defendants in January 1928. Snyder was the first woman executed in New York State in the 20th century.The trial became a springboard for playwright Sophie Treadwell’s own speculations about what circumstances might have driven Snyder to commit such a violent crime.

NPC names 13 to 2017 All-AZ Academic Team

by erobinson
Tuition waivers, valued at over $300,000, 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. 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:

NPC Welding/Auto Float Takes 1st Place

by erobinson
Built by NPC/NAVIT Welding and Automotive students in Show Low, the float featured welders, grinders and a engine shooting flames from candy-caned exhaust pipes through two metal snowflakes. Well done!Designing, building, walking or tearing down the float were: