College News

Career Services offering expanded resources

by Anonymous
In response to nagging national unemployment and recent local economic blows, the Career Services Department at Northland Pioneer College is expanding its job finding assistance to include not only the college’s current students, but also NPC alumni and area community members.

'Surprise' pipe donation

by erobinson
When 210 feet of 6-inch steel pipe was recently delivered to Northland Pioneer College’s welding training facility in Show Low, a surprised program co-chairman and instructor Curtis Casey told the driver, “I didn’t order any pipe.”

Register now for NPC fall 2012 classes

by erobinson
Has the shine tarnished on your job or career skills?

Create Magazine-style Booklet

by erobinson
Learn how to Make a Magazine-style Booklet Using Online Digital Scrapbooking in an Internet-based noncredit workshop on Tuesday evenings, Aug. 7 through 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. (MST) through Northland Pioneer College’s Community Education Department. Total cost of the workshop is $35, $15 of which is for finishing materials and additional artwork.

NPC Board calls for election to fill two seats

by erobinson
Terms for two seats on the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will expire before the end of 2012. The board adopted a resolution calling for an election to fill those seats in conjunction with the Nov. 6 regular General Election during its regular monthly meeting June 19 in Holbrook.

Create Customized Card Deck

by erobinson
Learn how to Make a Customized Deck of Cards Using Online Digital Scrapbooking in an Internet-based noncredit workshop on Tuesday evenings, July 10 through 31, from 6 to 7 p.m. (MST) through Northland Pioneer College’s Community Education Department. Total cost of the workshop is $45, $25 of which is for finishing materials and additional artwork.

Apply before July 1

by erobinson
Recruits interested in attending Northland Pioneer College’s new Northeastern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy (NALETA) should start the sponsorship application process before July 1.Students must be “sponsored” by a law enforcement agency. “The application process usually takes from four to eight weeks, so it is important for potential recruits to start the process before July 1,” commented Stuart Bishop, NPC’s public safety director.

Android™ phone classes

by erobinson
Do you consider yourself “technology challenged?”Here’s your opportunity to get up to speed on the basic and advanced functions of the Android™ smartphone through two hands-on two-hour noncredit workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low — White Mountain Campus.Each workshop costs $30 and meets from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Aspen Center, room 110. Students need to bring their own phone.

Progressive 2-Step class

by erobinson
LINDEN — If you have a wedding or other special event coming up and would love to be able to dance with your daughter or that special someone, Northland Pioneer College’s Community Education Division is offering an eight-week noncredit class in Progressive 2-step dancing on Monday evenings, June 4 – July 23, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at the Linden Square Dance Hall. There is a $54 fee for the class.

Kids have fun learning to play piano

by erobinson
Class canceled. Kids will spend countless hours perfecting their techniques and pursuing that elusive prize score to go to the next level of their video games. What if there was a video game that could actually teach kids, as young as 5, to play the piano without all of the pain associated with traditional piano instruction that a majority of students end up quitting – discouraged and frustrated?Well, now there is!

Kids College offers summer enrichment classes

by erobinson
Kids College is a new summer enrichment program for children and teens, ages 6 to 14, being offered at several Northland Pioneer College locations this summer.