College News

Essential oils classes

by erobinson
After just seven sessions, you can become more knowledgeable in the medicinal and emotional world of essential oils, applying the hands-on and interactive skills learned in the noncredit Empower Lives with Essential Oils class at Northland Pioneer College campuses in Show Low, Snowflake/Taylor and Holbrook. There is a $75 fee for the course, plus an optional $35 paid directly to instructor Misty Hatch for supplies.

Beginning guitar classes

by erobinson
Hands-on instruction for playing a guitar, understanding chord structure, scales, melody and other musical principles is being offered at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 20 through May 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Gayle Lynn will be instructing this noncredit “Beginning Guitar” workshop (MUS 099x-43053), which is open to everyone 13-years-old and above. There is a $100 fee for the workshop. Students must bring their own instruments.

Digital Scrapbooking Workshops

by erobinson
Want to present a personalized beautiful, heirloom quality storybook to that special someone in your life? Get started by enrolling in noncredit digital scrapbooking workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook and Winslow campuses starting in January.

Hula classes

by erobinson
Learn the hand, foot and body movements of traditional hula dances in beginning classes on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 20 to March 9, from 5:30 to 6:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. There is a $48 fee for the noncredit class.

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., this spring at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 104.

NPC ranks #1

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College is the nation’s top producer of Certificates of Proficiency awarded to Native American students, nearly doubling the number of awardees from the 2012-13 to 2013-14 academic years.

30th annual Juried High School Art Exhibit

by erobinson
All high-school-aged students from Navajo and Apache counties, including homeschoolers, are eligible to submit original two- and three-dimensional art or graphic designs for the 30th Annual Juried High School Exhibit, sponsored by Northland Pioneer College.

NPC President responses

by erobinson
December 29, 2015By Jeanne Swarthout, Ph.D.A recent opinion piece in the White Mountain Independent attempted to portray Northland Pioneer College as an institution rife with financial and instructional failures. While NPC and its District Governing Board welcome public scrutiny of all aspects of its performance, the opinion piece painted a picture frequently using data points which apply to four-year, bachelor-degree-granting institutions rather than community colleges, i.e. an institution that is not NPC.

'The Constant Wife' Play Auditions

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE/TAYLOR – If you enjoy watching plays as an audience member, but also feel an itch to be on stage, consider auditioning for Northland Pioneer College’s Spring production of W. Somerset Maugham’s play The Constant Wife on Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 12 and 14, at 6 p.m. on both nights, at the NPC Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

December DGB HiLites

by erobinson
A $5,000 personal year-end donation labeled “because you’re doing so much good” from a Pedal the Petrified participant climaxed a very successful fundraiser year for NPC Friends and Family, Executive Director Betsyann Wilson told the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their Dec. 15 meeting in Holbrook.Wilson said the nonprofit support organization raised $65,000 during the past year to assist Northland Pioneer College students in reaching their educational goals.

NPC names 15 to All-AZ Academic Team

by erobinson
Tuition waivers, valued at over $300,000, will be awarded to 15 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: