College News

Network equipment maintenance contract awarded

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A contract to provide maintenance for network equipment providing the technology backbone for Northland Pioneer College’s distance learning and data transmission was approved by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during a special teleconference meeting on Oct. 28.

Gretchen Boyer takes Best of Show

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‘Loose Lips II’ captures Best of Show Award for Gretchen BoyerGretchen Boyer’s ceramic artwork “Loose Lips II,” in foreground, was judged the Best of Show for the 2015 Locally Grown Juried Exhibit.

October 2015 DGB HiLites

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Federal grant to expand dual enrollment, ABE via distance educationAwards Administrator Emeritus status to Blaine HatchA five-year, $1.75 million federal grant will allow Northland Pioneer College to expand college-level courses and adult basic education (ABE) instruction at area high schools utilizing a robust network of audio-visual linked classrooms. The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board accepted the grant during its regular meeting Oct. 20.

AZ Association for Lifelong Learning Conference

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WINSLOW — Adult educators, state Department of Education officials, and workforce training partners from throughout Arizona will be attending the Fall Awards Conference of the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning (AALL) at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St., on Friday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

NPC/NAVIT students earn 2nd Place

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(front row, left to right) Keeshaun Yazzie, Cody Runyan,

Treasure Island performances

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SNOWFLAKE — The air is thick with smoke from spent black powder. Musket balls are flying. Sword is striking sword. Adventure in the quest for buried fortunes has turned into treachery. There is mutiny aboard the Hispaniola.Step into the pages of Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved novel Treasure Island this November as Northland Pioneer College Performing Arts presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic tale.

Community & Veterans Career Fair

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SPRINGERVILLE — A free Community and Veterans Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 2 until 6 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville/Eagar Center, is open to anyone interested in a career transition or learning more about educational opportunities, internships or employment prospects.

House groundbreaking Oct. 20

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HOLBROOK — Starting construction on a residential dwelling does not normally include a groundbreaking ceremony. But this is no ordinary house – it is a life-changing classroom for 15 Northland Pioneer College students refreshing their knowledge to complete their high school equivalency (HSE) diploma while learning construction trades skills.

‘60s with a Twist’ concert

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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.