College News

Medical Assistant certification testing

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National certification testing for Medical Assistants is now available at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low campus, saving a long journey to Phoenix or Tucson.

Valentine's dinner & a classic movie

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SNOWFLAKE — Treat that special someone to a catered three-course meal and a screening of one of the best screwball romantic comedies of cinematic history, Frank Capra’s It Happened One Night from 1934, starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main St. Dinner service begins at 6 p.m.

Create homemade educational toys

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SNOWFLAKE — Learn how to transform items found around the house into fun, creative Homemade Educational Toys in a noncredit workshop on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. There is a $23 fee for the workshop.

Board honors outstanding alumnus Jason Harvey

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Cradleboard Elementary School Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) instructor Jason Harvey was honored as the Northland Pioneer College Fall 2015 Outstanding Alumnus at the Jan. 19 monthly meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board in Holbrook.

Weaving Practicum

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SPRINGERVILLE — Weaving students of all levels can bring their problems and projects to a Weaving Practicum and receive help from weaving instructor Carol Farnsworth and other weavers on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 and 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville/Eagar Center, 940 E. Maricopa in Springerville.There is a $25 fee for the noncredit workshop (reference HCT 099x-43741). Students should bring their own supplies and loom, or a loom can be rented for an additional $15.

Financial Freedom Workshop

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Are you ready to find out how to keep more of your money and start increasing your wealth?

Basic pistol, handgun self-defense classes

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SHOW LOW – Gun safety and handgun self-defense workshops, taught by NRA-certified instructor Richard Harris are being offered on Feb. 27 and March 5 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, Aspen Center, room 111. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge, for each noncredit workshop.

Top scholars named for Fall '15

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Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 151 students named to the President's List and 120 to the Dean's List. There were 3,354 students enrolled during the spring 2015 semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

‘Mementos’

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SHOW LOW — Objects and imagery from popular culture become “trophies commemorating failure, loss and regret” in “Mementos,” an exhibition of works by Sarah Tancred and James Louks at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery, Jan. 19 through Feb. 11.The Talon Gallery is located in the Aspen Center, on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, and is open to the public Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Fridays, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no admission charge.

Essential oils classes

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After just seven sessions, you can become more knowledgeable in the medicinal and emotional world of essential oils, applying the hands-on and interactive skills learned in the noncredit Empower Lives with Essential Oils class at Northland Pioneer College campuses in Show Low, Snowflake/Taylor and Holbrook. There is a $75 fee for the course, plus an optional $35 paid directly to instructor Misty Hatch for supplies.

Beginning guitar classes

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Hands-on instruction for playing a guitar, understanding chord structure, scales, melody and other musical principles is being offered at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 20 through May 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Gayle Lynn will be instructing this noncredit “Beginning Guitar” workshop (MUS 099x-43053), which is open to everyone 13-years-old and above. There is a $100 fee for the workshop. Students must bring their own instruments.