College News

‘60s with a Twist’ concert

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — A mixture of jazz classics, Americana and a tribute to Frank Sinatra combine for the Northland Master Chorale’s “Sixties with a Twist” concert on Friday, Oct. 23, beginning at 7 p.m., in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. Admission is $5 per person.

Early Childhood Fair

by erobinson
Early childhood educators and caregivers serving children birth to age eight from throughout northern Arizona will be “Celebrating Childhood” during the 25th bi-annual Northland Pioneer College Early Childhood Fair on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Holbrook High School, 455 N. Eighth Ave.

Winslow Cosmetology Open House

by erobinson
WINSLOW — Get a mini manicure, pedicure, haircut or style or learn more about spring openings for cosmetologist and nail technician training during open houses Thursday and Friday, Oct. 29 and 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, at the Cosmetology Clinic on Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St.The general public can take advantage of the clinics’ discounted services, provided under the supervision of state-licensed instructors.

Super Bowls

by erobinson
Community members joined Northland Pioneer College students and staff members in creating over 200 bowls for the college’s Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, Nov. 20, to raise awareness of food insecurity. For a $10 donation, you’ll receive one of the handcrafted bowls and be served a bowl of soup and a piece of bread, the calorie equivalent of a daily meal for those in hunger. All proceeds from the Empty Bowls Community Event go to the Love Kitchen in Pinetop to aid the fight against hunger in our communities.

Board approves network storage purchase

by erobinson
Nearly $113,000 in Federal Title III, Part A, Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) Program grant funds will be used to purchase Storage Area Network (SAN) equipment and required hardware to enhance performance and increase storage capacity for Northland Pioneer College’s major distance learning infrastructure. The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved the purchase during a brief special teleconference meeting, Sept. 28.

3 noncredit photography classes

by erobinson
Learn the basics of digital photography, how to process and store digital images, and how to turn simple snapshots into fine art photographs in three noncredit photography classes during October at Northland Pioneer College in Show Low and Snowflake.Sign up for these photography workshops at least three days before the class starts to ensure it is not cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Register at any NPC location or by phone, 524-7459 or (800) 266-7845 ext. 7459, during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

‘In Touch with Van Gogh’

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Study the life and paintings of Post-Impressionist Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh in an after-school noncredit art class, Oct. 5 through 8, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

October is Nat’l Disabilities Awareness Month

by erobinson
“Disabled is the only minority group you can join at any point in life,” commented Sandy Manor, coordinator of Disability Resource and Access (DRA) at Northland Pioneer College. That’s why she has partnered with the NPC libraries to create displays during October to raise awareness of equitable access and to mark the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Artist-in-residence Shing Yin Khor

by erobinson
Petrified Forest National Park Artist-in-Residence Shing Yin KhorSculptor and cartoonist Shing Yin Khor will give a free presentation about her work at Northland Pioneer College on Wednesday, Sept.

Pedal the Petrified raises $23,289

by erobinson
The third annual Pedal the Petrified bike tour on Sept. 19 raised $23,289 for Northland Pioneer College student scholarships, double the amount raised by the event in 2014.