College News

Weaving Practicums

by erobinson
SPRINGERVILLE — Learn the fundamentals of weaving or bring your projects and get help from experienced weaver Carol Farnsworth during Weaving Practicums at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville/Eagar Center, 940 E. Maricopa in Springerville.

NPC Board discusses skills of new president

by erobinson
“What are the essential skills, educational and work background you looking for in a new president?”That was one of three key questions posed to members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during a special teleconference meeting August 15 by John Hutchinson and Jesse Thompson with RH Perry, a North Carolina-based consulting firm, assisting with the search to replace retiring Northland Pioneer College President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout.

Learning Adventures Excursions

by erobinson
Meet new friends while exploring the history, culture and scenic sights of Northeastern Arizona in Northland Pioneer College’s new noncredit Learning Adventures Excursions.These day trips originate from NPC’s four campus communities, with transportation, reservations and instructor provided by NPC. Details, including itineraries and registration requirements, are available online at www.npc.edu/noncredit-classes or by calling (928) 536-6244. Sign up at least four days prior to the excursions, since van seating is limited.

Tang Soo Do Karate & Self-Defense classes

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Master John Accardo will be providing basic instruction in the Tang Soo Do martial art and personal self-defense in noncredit classes in August and September at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Youth, adult guitar classes

by erobinson
Have fun acquiring a basic understanding of music while learning to play a most delightful musical instrument – the guitar – in noncredit Northland Pioneer College classes in Show Low starting August 21.

Line dancing classes

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Momma, grab your steel-toed dancin’ shoes. I’ve signed us up for Line Dancing classes on Monday nights, August 28 through October 2, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 110.It was only $40 apiece and the instructor lady, Katherine Venancio, said we’ll learn the proper dance steps for popular dances such as the Cotton-Eye Joe 10-Step, Black Velvet, Good Time, Tulsa Time, Chatta-Hoochee and Western Cha-Cha.

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

'Locally Grown' entries due Sept. 5

by erobinson
Artists from Navajo and Apache counties are invited to submit entries by Sept. 5 for Northland Pioneer College’s eighth “Locally Grown” art exhibit, to be displayed September 25 to October 20 in the Talon Gallery on NPC's Show Low — White Mountain Campus.

$1.5 million telecommunications upgrade approved

by erobinson
The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved the second phase of a $1.5 million telecommunications system upgrade and the purchase of additional security software during a special meeting on Friday, July 28.

Guardians of the Galaxy subbing for Wonder Woman

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Superheroes have very busy schedules – appearances on late-night TV talk shows, comic book signings, personal appearances, and their regular superhero duties.Well, Wonder Woman’s film agent messed up and didn’t get her on-screen appearance for Northland Pioneer College’s FREE Movie Night on Friday, August 25, on her iCalendar. After calling in a few favorites, the Guardians of the Galaxy agreed to fill in for her.

Pharmacy Technician Training this fall

by erobinson
In just four months, you could be working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) working in a retail or hospital pharmacy.Northland Pioneer College’s Pharmacy Technician Training course, offered in Winslow, Snowflake and Whiteriver this fall, will prepare you for the national certification exam, required by most employers in this fast-paced healthcare field. CPhT training also provides a foundation for additional studies to become a registered pharmacist.