College News

Green 'Pioneers" to Share Expertise

by Anonymous
"Going green" is the new catch phrase of the day capturing the idea people should live in ways that save energy and help preserve the environment for future generations.Joseph Costion and his wife, Kim Howell-Costion, simply look at one another and shrug. "We've always lived that way," says Joseph. The popular, longtime adjunct instructors for Northland Pioneer College are getting ready to offer springtime courses in solar green house construction and in gardening techniques that extend the growing season.

Holtan, Gentry present recital Feb. 6 in Holbrook

by erobinson
Mezzo-soprano Julie Anna Holtan and pianist Scott Gentry will present a recital of Romantic classics and contemporary works by new composers on Friday, February 6, 2009, at 7 p.m., at the George Gardner Performing Arts Center at Holbrook High School.

Just Dance! Revue, Jan. 17

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College presents the fourth annual dance revue, JUST DANCE!, on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, on the main stage of the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor - Silver Creek Campus. All seats are $3. There will be a matinee at 2 and an evening performance at 7.

Pharmacy Technician Training

by erobinson
Training for high-paying certified pharmacy technician careers will be offered during the spring 2009 semester at Northland Pioneer College campuses in Show Low, Winslow and Snowflake/Taylor.

6 courses for residential caregivers

by erobinson
Improve your skills for providing residential childcare or as an early educator through six Northland Pioneer College courses this spring, with four utilizing the interactive video and multi-media classrooms to make the classes available at multiple NPC locations.

NPC Board uses technology to overcome weather

by erobinson
Technology trumped the winter storm moving through Northeastern Arizona, allowing the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board to approve the 2009-2010 academic calendar and two agreements to continue dual enrollment programs during the board's regular monthly meeting, Dec. 16, 2008.

Going Green: Access Your Grades Online

by erobinson
In an effort to save paper and postage, the Records & Registration Office will no longer be mailing grade reports to students.You can access your grades by logging on to MyNPC from your personal or NPC library or lab computer.

Talon Gallery features woodcarvings by William Herr

by erobinson
Expressions of Grace, an exhibit of woodcarvings by William Herr, runs Jan. 6 through 23, 2009 at Northland Pioneer College's Talon Gallery on the Show Low - White Mountain Campus.

Art Department adds new dimensions

by Anonymous
When Lee Sweetman, head of the Northland Pioneer College art department, advertised last year to hire a full-time visual arts instructor, she received a virtual flood of applications. "I was amazed," said Sweetman, "and thrilled. It gave us the chance to interview some incredibly talented folks to help us expand our art department. Out of that pool, we were able to hire someone we think is one of the most gifted young painters in the nation."

Vocal music students present recital

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College vocal music students will present a free recital of Christmas selections on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor - Silver Creek Campus.Performing will be Heather Beaman, Ariel Bond, Nicholas Bushman, Jakki Clines, Megan Crossley, Ileva Fa'apoi, and Bethany Gentry.Also, Adrian Leon, Ashleigh Palmer, Bryce Palmer, Chelsa Palmer, Brittan Pyper, Donovan Stole, Erika Tenney and Kenani Tenney.

Master Gardener class in Show Low this spring

by erobinson
Selecting, growing and maintaining garden and landscape plants in the higher elevations of Northeastern Arizona requires a lot of luck, or the expertise of a Master Gardener.