College News

Basic pistol, handgun classes

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on Feb. 21 and March 7 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, Aspen Center, room 111. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.

Cosmetology open Houses

by erobinson
Get a mini manicure, pedicure, haircut or style or learn more about fall openings for cosmetologist and nail technician training during open houses at Northland Pioneer College Cosmetology Clinics. The general public can take advantage of the clinics’ discounted services, provided under the supervision of state-licensed instructors.Light refreshments will be served during the open houses and financial aid representatives will be on hand to assist potential students.

9 complete NALETA training

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — The “Thin Blue Line” in Northeastern Arizona is a little stronger with the swearing in Jan. 23 of nine new peace officers who completed the intensive 20-week Arizona Peace Officer Standards for Training (AzPOST) training at Northland Pioneer College’s Northeastern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy (NALETA).

NPC Board listening, weighing options

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Facing statutory requirements to reduce operating expenditures, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board listened to comments from alumni, employees and Snowflake/Taylor school and civic officials about a proposal to alter services at the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus. The board did not take any action on the proposal at its Jan. 20 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook.

Learn to re-load metallic cartridges

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Policing your brass and reloading those metallic cartridges can save you money, and give you hours of a safe, enjoyable hobby.Learn what equipment is needed and the correct way to set up a reloading bench in a three-session “Reloading Metallic Cartridges” noncredit workshop (reference STC 099x-13968) on Tuesday evenings, Feb. 17 through March 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in Modular 6. The workshop costs $59. Students must be 18 years or older.

Open house focuses on IMO careers

by erobinson
APACHE COUNTY — Experienced workers at local energy producers are reaching retirement age, creating the need for job applicants skilled in Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO).

Top scholars named for Fall '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 136 students named to the President's List and 135 to the Dean's List. There were 3,211 students enrolled during the fall semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

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).