College News

Faux wall painting workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Add some “bling” to your walls using metallic to replicate Old World classic looks in a traditional theme, or soft blends of colors for a suede rustic modern look using techniques shared by professional faux painter Linda Coffman during a noncredit “Fabulous Faux:Classic-Tuscan-Metallics” workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 103, on Monday, Nov. 25, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

University Transfer Fairs

by erobinson
Current students, alumni and interested community members can obtain information about continuing their education at two Transfer Fairs on Sept. 24 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus and Sept. 25 at the Winslow – Little Colorado Campus.“This is a great opportunity for students to come and meet with university representatives to discuss options for continuing their education after graduating from NPC,” noted Jeremy Raisor, NPC’s Career Services adviser.

August DGB HiLites

by erobinson
NPC’s partnership with area law enforcement agencies saves taxpayers thousands of dollarsArea law enforcement agencies are saving taxpayers thousands of dollars in training costs by partnering with Northland Pioneer College. Navajo County Sheriff K.C. Clark summarized how well the partnership was working at the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board’s regular monthly meeting Aug. 20 in Holbrook.

Tap dance classes

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SNOWFLAKE – Learn the fundamentals of tap steps and combinations for stage choreography in eight-week noncredit “Beginning Tap Dance” classes at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus on either Monday or Wednesday, 7 to 8 p.m., starting Sept. 9 or 11. Cost is $40.

Fall 2013 semester registration underway

by erobinson
Registration for fall classes at Northland Pioneer College is now underway at all nine locations and online. Most fall classes begin the week of Aug. 19.New programs this fall include construction technology and mechatronics. Business, medical assistant and nursing assistant programs have also been revised. Prospective students should meet with an NPC academic adviser to develop a course of study that meets educational and career goals without wasting time or money.

Pedal the Petrified

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Cyclists from throughout the region will be helping Northland Pioneer College raise funds for student scholarships through participation in Pedal the Petrified on Saturday, Sept. 21.

March Governing Board HiLites

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Continued analysis for budget preparation and curriculum changes were the main topics of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board meeting on March 19 in Holbrook.

NPC art students gain national recognition

by Anonymous
Ceramic sculptures by Northland Pioneer College art students Karen L. Lewis and Teri Williams have been selected for display in an international juried exhibition as part of the 47th Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA).Justifiably proud, NPC art instructor Magda Gluszek, said, “Out of 60 works submitted in the community college category, from both the U.S. and Canada, only 22 were selected. And two of those were the sculptures by our two students.”

NPC/NAVIT students sweep top honors

by erobinson
Students in Northland Pioneer College/Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) welding and fire science classes captured top honors in the regional SkillsUSA competition in Cottonwood on Jan. 24 and 25. Approximately 30 NPC/NAVIT students participated in the regional event.

Show Low Trash Receptacles

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NPC welding and metal arts students manufactured 16 trash receptacles to be situated along Show Low's Deuce of Clubs streetscape, in the Main Street Park, at City Hall and Library. The finished units were presented to the City during a brief ceremony on Dec. 6 at the Main Street Park.

Spring 2012 registration now underway

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Has the shine tarnished on your job or career skills? Are you looking to start a new career or complete the foundational courses needed for an advanced degree at a four-year college or university?