College News

Geocaching workshop, April 24

by erobinson
Wikipedia calls it “a high-tech game of hide ‘n’ seek sharing many aspects with orienteering and treasure-hunting.”Take a peek into the use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and the how-to’s and what-not-to-do’s of geocaching during an introductory “Basics of GPS to Geocaching” non-credit workshop, NCC STC-46736, on Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. until Noon, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus. Cost for the workshop is $25, with no additional tuition.

Easy Way to Compost workshop

by erobinson
Whether you want to reduce your kitchen waste or compost your leaves, you can learn the art of composting in a non-credit workshop on Saturday morning, March 6, from 10 a.m. to Noon, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus in the Aspen Center, room 111.

Rubber stamping techniques workshop

by erobinson
Create beautiful handmade cards using a variety of techniques learned in a non-credit Rubber Stamping Techniques Workshop on Tuesday evenings, March 2 through 30, 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus Learning Center, room 108.

1098t’s mailed to qualifying students

by erobinson
NPC is required to report certain tuition payments for students qualifying for the Hope Scholarship Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Tax Credit on Form 1098T. You can view your statement by logging into your MyNPC student account. Please see your tax ­professional or the IRS for deductibility of the amounts reported on your 1098T.

Northland Pioneer College: Here to stay

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College has been a vital part of northeastern Arizona communities for the past 35 years. While economic conditions at the state and national level have forced us to reduce our operating budget in a number of areas, be assured that NPC plans to continue offering quality higher education at an affordable cost for many, many years to come. Contrary to any rumors that may be circulating in your community, NPC has no plans to close its doors.

Digital scrapbooking and storybook classes

by erobinson
Design and publish eye-pleasing scrapbook pages or a storybook in “Digital Scrapbooking” and “Storybook Your Heritage” non-credit classes at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus on the second Wednesday of each month, February through May, from 6 until 10 p.m.

Beginning knitting class in Winslow

by erobinson
Open the pathway to creating functional and artistic items and garments through a non-credit Beginning Knitting class starting Thursday, Feb. 18, at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus.

NPC honors top scholars

by erobinson
Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.“Of the 4,639 enrolled students in the fall semester, 130 students were named to the President’s List and 142 to the Dean’s List. Students will be receiving letters of recognition, and the honor will be noted on their transcripts for each semester earned,” said Jake Hinton, Director of Enrollment Services.

Talon Gallery features ‘Locally Grown’ exhibit

by erobinson
 A juried art exhibition showcasing the work of 20 “Locally Grown” artists from Navajo and Apache counties will be on display at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, Feb. 1 through 24.

NPC begins consolidating operations

by erobinson
 Northland Pioneer College may be consolidating district administrative operations to the Painted Desert Campus in Holbrook as part of a budget reduction plan presented to the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their Jan. 19 monthly meeting.

Drastic state aid cuts result in renewed focus on NPC's mission

by erobinson
By NPC President Dr. Jeanne SwarthoutAs the budget conditions at the state level continue to deteriorate, so has the funding situation for Arizona community colleges. Community colleges in counties rural, such as NPC, are seeing funding reductions that vastly outstrip those located in relatively well-developed urban areas. NPC and other community colleges located in economically underdeveloped counties are more reliant on state aid than urban ones as a result of lower local property tax values.