College News

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

by erobinson
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

by erobinson
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?

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.