College News

Warnick art class series

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — “Anyone can learn to do some kind of art and express their creative side,” explains Karen Warnick. Through a series of noncredit art classes this fall at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus, she’ll be sharing simple techniques to improve your artwork.Classes will cover “Forms & Shapes,” “Value and Shading” and “Perspective Drawing.” Her classes are open to anyone 12 and older. All Snowflake classes will meet in the Learning Center, room 113.

STEM, job-ready programs

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College will utilize a $375,400 allocation from the Arizona state legislature to purchase critical, high-cost equipment needed to strengthen workforce and job-ready programs in Navajo and Apache counties.

Board renews auto shop lease

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board renewed the lease for the automotive technology training facility in the Show Low Industrial Park for another five years during a special teleconference meeting on July 22.

Digital scrapbooking classes

by erobinson
NPC offers digital scrapbooking classesDesign and publish eye-pleasing scrapbook pages using techniques perfected in one of three noncredit Digital Scrapbooking classes at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low, Snowflake or St. Johns locations this fall. Cost for the 4-session class is just $20. Finished materials and additional artwork will be available for an extra fee.

Progressive 2-Step

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — If you have a wedding or other special event coming up and would love to be able to dance with your daughter or that special someone, Northland Pioneer College’s Community Education Division is offering a eight-week noncredit Beginning Progressive 2-Step dance class on Thursday evenings, Aug. 21 – Oct. 9, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St. in Snowflake. There is a $45 fee for the class.

Anusara Yoga

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Reconnect with the joy in your heart and optimize your health using Anusara yoga asanas led by instructor Maral Hadidi. Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week Beginning Anusara Yoga noncredit class at the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St., meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 5 to 6:30, Aug. 19 through Oct. 9. The cost of the class is $90.

Learn Photoshop basics

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Learn the basic tools used for photo enhancement, retouching and restoration in an eight-week noncredit “Beginning Photoshop for Everyone” class on Tuesday evenings, Aug. 19 through Oct. 7, from 5:30 to 8:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Energy grant preparing for jobs

by mnilsson
By Michael Nilsson, NPC Staff WriterWith innovative programs and newly-funded staff, Northland Pioneer College [NPC] sees success as it helps students transition from college life to entering valuable careers in energy and manufacturing.

Pharmacy Technician Training

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — 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 this fall 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.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit Basic Self-Defense with a Handgun class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Saturday, July 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Direct Care Worker training

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — If you are providing assistance with daily living activities to older adults or individuals with disabilities, completing a new eight-week Direct Care Worker course at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus qualifies you to receive financial compensation when providing services to clients under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).