College News

Leadership Lecture Series

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Vice President for Shop Operations for CAID Industries Tom Ziegler will be the guest lecturer for Northland Pioneer College’s Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, May 8, 8:30 a.m., at NPC’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main.Open to current students, alumni and interested community members, Ziegler’s presentation to the Welding program completer’s ceremony will also be available “live” on the Internet via Adobe Connect at connect.npc.edu/leadership.

Board adopts preliminary budget

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HOLBROOK – A preliminary budget prudently designed to provide improved educational opportunities, while building up cash reserves for constructing future facilities, was adopted April 15 by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board.Truth in taxation and public budget hearings have been scheduled for May 20, at which time the board will finalize the budget and set the tax rate and levy for the upcoming year. The final budget cannot be increased from the approved preliminary budget. | View budget

Beginning Line Dance

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SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division is offering a one-day noncredit beginning class in Line Dancing on Saturday, May 10, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main St., in Snowflake. There is a $10 fee for the class.

Restaurant Association logo contest

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WHITE MOUNTAINS – The newly-formed Northeastern Arizona Restaurant Association (NARA) is seeking a logo to represent the organization in member’s windows, in advertising and general branding. NARA is sponsoring a logo contest to find a design that best represents its members, service and the White Mountains.

Handgun Self-defense workshop

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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 Tiponi Community Center, on Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset.

Leadership Lecture Series

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Lisa AultLifelong Navajo County resident and business owner Lisa Ault will be the guest lecturer for Northland Pioneer College’s Leadership Lecture Series on Monday, April 21, 6 to 8 p.m., at NPC’s Snowflake/Taylor

Digital camera noncredit workshop

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SHOW LOW– You’ve “read” the manual that came with your digital camera. But what do all of those icons, ISO settings, Fn, A/V and AEL buttons really mean or do?

Summer registration opens

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Registration is now underway for summer classes at all nine Northland Pioneer College locations. Some classes begin as early as May 27, with many general education classes, required for a degree or certificate, being offered on the college’s interactive video, audio and multimedia networks.NPC’s general education course credits transfer to Arizona’s public universities and other community colleges. NPC’s tuition of just $64 per credit is the lowest in Arizona, potentially saving you thousands of dollars in tuition.

Education Fair, April 19

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SNOWFLAKE — Explore career and job opportunities at local school districts during Northland Pioneer College’s Education Job Fair on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at NPC’s Snowflake – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.This free event is sponsored by NPC’s Career Services.

Board approves tuition scholarships & discounts

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HOLBROOK — Two tuition scholarships to get a jump start on college studies and to complete a degree, plus discounts for refresher courses and summer 2015 classes were approved by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on Tuesday, March 18, as part of the 2014-15 tuition and fees schedule. All will be available starting in August with the beginning of the fall semester.

Investigate summer constellations

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SHOW LOW – Scorpius, Sagittarius, Hercules or Cygnus are just a few of the summer 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 “Rising Summer Constellations” noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., April 24 – May 8, in the Aspen Center, room 110.