College News

Skills Center Dedication

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Residents are invited to join the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board for a ribbon-cutting and building dedication for the new Skills Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

Sketching classes

by erobinson
“Anyone can learn to sketch, which is the basic first step of learning to draw,” declares Karen Warnick. She will be teaching 4-week noncredit “Sketching” workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s  Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main, (reference ART 099x-74300) on Thursday evenings, 6 to 8, Feb. 27 through March 20.

Decorative craft project workshops

by erobinson
Apply basic painting techniques to creating an Eagle portrait on canvas, spring birdhouse or welcome or address banner in three noncredit workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow (1400 E. Third St.) or Snowflake (1611 S. Main St.) campuses this spring.

Faux wall painting workshop

by erobinson
Add some “bling” to your walls using metallic glazes to replicate Old World classic looks in a traditional theme, or soft blends of colors for a suede rustic modern look using techniques shared by professional faux painter Linda Coffman during a noncredit “Fabulous Faux: Classic – Tuscan – Metallic” workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 103, on Monday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit “instant” piano and guitar for busy adults and teens workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Monday, Feb. 24, in the Goldwater Center, room 103.

E-file Income Taxes for FREE

by erobinson
E-file State and Federal Income Taxes for FREEfor incomes up to $58,000 by IRS-Certified Preparers.

Caution: gold fever ahead

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – You might catch gold fever following in the footsteps of prospectors of yesteryear using skills you learned in a four-week, noncredit Prospecting for Gold workshop, on Tuesday evenings, Feb. 25 to March 18, from 7 until 9 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 103.

Trout fly tying basics

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Want to attract more fish using your own hand-tied artificial flies? What tools, equipment and materials are needed to create that perfect lure?

January 2014 DGB HiLites

by erobinson
Board approves revised Cosmetology courses; awards contract for NATC buildingStudents enrolling in Northland Pioneer College’s Cosmetology program next fall will have more flexibility in completing the 1,600-hour training requirement for state certification after the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved changes to the program during its regular monthly meeting, Jan. 21, in Holbrook.

Investigate spring constellations

by erobinson
SHOW LOW – Leo, Boötes, Coma Berenices, Virgo and Cancer are just a few of the spring constellations visible over North America. 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 “Learning the Spring Constellations” class at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 13 – 27, in the Goldwater Center, room 104.

Restaurant association forming

by erobinson
WHITE MOUNTAINS – Restaurants generate substantial sales tax revenue in northeastern Arizona. In Pinetop-Lakeside, restaurants generate 23 percent of the town’s total sales tax revenue. In Round Valley, the contribution is 17 percent. In Show Low, the food service industry employs almost 300 people.To help restaurant owners meet the challenges of seasonality and the local economic landscape the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Northland Pioneer College is hosting a meeting of local restaurant owners on Monday, Jan.