College News

Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Two veterans of Northland Pioneer College’s summer Children’s Theatre Project (CTP), who are now taking college classes while still in high school, have lead roles in upcoming performances of Oscar Wilde’s satirical comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan. Curtain is at 7 p.m. for performances on April 18, 19, 25 and 26 at the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main.Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 on the day of the performance. Senior citizens and NPC students and staff qualify for a $1 discount.

‘Imagined Realities’ ceramic art exhibit

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Bri Ozanne's colorful interpretation of the

Exhibit features high school artists

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SHOW LOW — Kelley Golden, a senior at Holbrook High School, captured the Best of Show art scholarship for her print entry in the 28th annual Northland Pioneer College Juried High School Art Exhibit, on display through March 21 at the Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs. Last year, Ms. Golden received a third place 2-D award in the juried show.

Explore earth building techniques

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Several innovative and yet age-old methods of building houses out of locally available earth will be explored in a one-day “Earth Building Techniques” workshop on Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main.Joseph Costion, considered a pioneer in sustainability, will be teaching the workshop. “Come to class prepared to get ‘earthy,’” said Costion. Students should bring a 5-gallon bucket of earth.

Spring gardening classes

by erobinson
The weather outside may still be winter, but gardeners should begin planning now for a successful growing season in the high desert. Organic gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion is leading a series of noncredit gardening workshops this spring at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake (1611 S. Main) and Winslow (1400 E. Third) campuses.

Learn to form, finish clay art

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SHOW LOW – 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, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 18 through May 6, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center 3-D lab, room 104.With one-on-one instruction from master potter Michael Sweeney, you’ll learn how to form and finish clay art. All skill levels, ages 12 and up, benefit from the knowledge he has gained during his lifetime of pottery making.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., in the Student Center, room 123, on Saturday, March 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset.

Floral design workshops

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SHOW LOW ­– Learn how to design and build your own wedding or silk arrangements in noncredit “Wedding Floral Design” and “Silk Floral Design” workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 103.Interior designer and accredited floral designer Courtney Vallery will explain the basic elements of design, dimension and function. Then students will actually create personal wedding flowers or silk arrangements during the workshops.

NPC dedicates new Skills Center

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NPC Construction Program Chair Ken Wilk cuts the ribbon formally dedicating the new Skills Center on the Holbrook campus.

February 2014 DGB HiLites

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Board approves curriculum changes; dedicates Skills Center; discusses budgetParamedics, wanting to take advantage of additional job opportunities as registered nurses, will have a new pathway to that goal starting in this summer at Northland Pioneer College. The new degree option was one of four curriculum modifications approved by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their regular monthly meeting on Feb. 18 in Holbrook.

NPC team wins trivia competition

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With the chance to compete for “prizes and glory” the second annual Quiz Night commenced on Jan. 31, 2014 at the Holbrook Elks Lodge. 27 teams of six competed by answering trivia questions to win money for the Holbrook Unified School District and the winning team’s charity of choice.