College News

Alchesay students earn national CDAs

by mnilsson
By NPC Staff Writer Michael NilssonWHITERIVER — Thirteen Alchesay High School seniors were awarded Childhood Development Associate (CDA) national credentials and 17 seniors completed their Certificates of Proficiency (CP) in Early Childhood Education for participating in the dual enrollment program with Northland Pioneer College (NPC).

Just Once guitar workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — If you have always wanted to learn how to play the guitar but are never able to find the time, enroll today in the Instant Guitar for Adults/Teens noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday, June 30, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., in the Learning Center, room 101.

‘Just Once’ piano workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — In just three hours, you will learn enough secrets to give you years of piano musical enjoyment by learning the chording techniques shared by professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman during his Instant Piano for Busy People noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday, June 30, in the Learning Center, room 101.

Top scholars named for Spring '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 131 students named to the President's List and 135 to the Dean's List. There were 3,736 students enrolled during the spring semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., in the Nizhoni Learning Center, room 142, on Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset.

NPC board approves final budget, tax levy

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted the final FY 2015 budget and set the tax levy following Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on May 20, 2014.

Edible decorating embellishments

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An example of Jessica Houston's

Orchard-Garden Project

by mnilsson
By NPC Staff Writer Michael NilssonHolbrook – A community orchard-garden project this summer at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook campus will prepare workers to obtain their GED and national work-readiness certifications, while also producing fruits and vegetables to help feed local residents.

NRA Basic Pistol Workshop

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – Pistol gun safety training to qualify for a concealed weapons permit is being offered on Saturday, June 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, Nizhoni Learning Center, room 136.

Self-defense for women

by erobinson
If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, how would you react?Learn what to do using avoidance tactics and realistic hands-on skills in noncredit Practical Self Defense Tactics for Women workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow, Holbrook and Snowflake campuses.

Beginning Line Dance class

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering an eight-week noncredit beginning class in Line Dancing on Thursdays, June 5 through July 24, from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St., in Snowflake. There is a $54 fee for the class.