Disadvantaged youth and adults in Navajo and Apache counties will receive training as nationally certified construction workers and prepare for their GED® under an $84,474 Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) grant from the Arizona Department of Education awarded to Northland Pioneer College, in collaboration with the Navajo and Apache County Workforce Partnership (WIOA).The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board accepted the Building Homes – Building Futures grant at their regular monthly meeting on Nov.
Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year college students, welcomed 26 new members during an induction ceremony, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, 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. She urged the inductees to continue to be lifelong learners and to become "servant-leaders" in their communities.
Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) and Northland Pioneer College (NPC) students can now be reimbursed for costs related to industry certification examinations through a Career and Technical Education Innovative Grant funded by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). The grant also provides $30,000 for new equipment for the joint NPC/NAVIT Automotive Technology program, based in the Show Low Industrial Park.
SHOW LOW– Learn how to capture amazing photographs of the interesting objects in the night sky or of the Sun in the noncredit “Astrophotography for Beginners” workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus on Dec. 3 and 10.
Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community through local businesses and organizations.Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services and Student Government Association are hosting Volunteer Fairs on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the campus Learning Centers in Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake and Winslow to help you find a way to give back.
Two Northland Pioneer College scholarship programs launched this fall and three new grant opportunities through the NPC Friends and Family Alliance are already helping students reach their education goals.
The winter sky over North America is filled with the dramatic display of The Pleiades, the Great Orion Nebula, Gemini, Canis Major, Auriga and several Globular clusters. 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 “Winter Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville Center, 940 E. Maricopa St., on Wednesday evenings, Nov. 5 – 19, and the Show Low campus, 1001 W.
Figurative ceramic sculptures depicting the “Human Experience” by Flagstaff artist Christine Golden will be on display Nov. 5 through Dec. 4 at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.An opening reception from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, will include a lecture by the artist, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Ponderosa Center symposium room. Golden will be demonstrating her techniques on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 1 until 4 p.m., in the Aspen Center, room 104.
SNOWFLAKE — Original compositions, modern and classical favorites unleash the power of music at the Northland Master Chorale and Friends concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m., in the lobby of Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main, Snowflake. Admission is $5.
SAN ANTONIO — Blaine Hatch, Northland Pioneer College’s vice president for Administrative Services, was one of three recipients of an Outstanding Chief Business Officer award presented by the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) during the community’s annual convention here.