College News

Homebuyers Workshop

by erobinson
First-time and qualified homebuyers can learn more about new federal and state purchasing assistance programs at a free, two-evening homebuyers education workshop, from 6 to 10 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main, in the Learning Center, room 101.

Concealed Weapons Classes

by erobinson
Two-day state-certified Basic Concealed Weapon Permit classes will be offered Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 19 & 20  at Northland Pioneer College's Snowflake/Taylor - Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main. Tuition is $52, plus a $28 course fee. This does not include the DPS application fee. Students must be at least 21-years-old to enroll in this course. Enrollment is limited to 10 students, so early registration is encouraged.

Nursing schedules HESI admission testing

by erobinson
Individuals seeking admission to Northland Pioneer College's Associate Degree Nursing Program must successfully complete the Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Admission Assessment. Testing dates have been announced for this spring for admission to the fall 2010 class.

Federal jobs seminar

by erobinson
Searching and applying for federal jobs can be challenging, but a free seminar on Friday, Nov. 20, at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus will guide community members through the maze.

Photographer John Taylor featured in NPC exhibit

by erobinson
Photographs by retired editor, writer and photographer John Taylor will be on display at Northland Pioneer College’s Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus, Nov. 9 through 25.During two “Meet the Artist” sessions on Nov. 9 and 12 at 6:30 p.m., Taylor will talk about his images and the business of editing for publication. These receptions are co-sponsored by NPC, the Northeast Arizona Fine Arts Association (NEAFAA) and Arts Alliance of the White Mountains (AAWM).

Tickets going fast

by erobinson
Tickets for two Northland Pioneer College November performing arts productions, Doubt: A Parable and the family musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, are now available through the Performing Arts Center (PAC) Box Office and online. All performances will be at the PAC, located on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

NPC earns praise for educational efforts

by erobinson
Two separate evaluation teams for different accrediting agencies have commended Northland Pioneer College for progress in quality delivery of educational services following site visits the week of Oct. 26.

Geocaching workshop, Nov. 7

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-37565, on Saturday, Nov. 7, 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.

NPC Rodeo Team Boosters Staging ‘Challenge’ Event

by Anonymous
Area rodeo fans have an exciting day in store, Saturday, Nov. 7, when the NPC Rodeo Team Booster Club presents a “College Challenge” rodeo at the Taylor Arena, 200 W. Center St., in the town of Taylor. The rodeo team youngsters are inviting members of the public to compete against them in a half dozen rodeo events.

Apache Families First Program

by erobinson
A new training program for family childcare givers and parents of children birth to five years old is now available for residents of the Ft. Apache Indian Reservation.

Strategic Plan, dual enrollment agreements approved

by erobinson
A three-year strategic plan for 2009-2012 to guide Northland Pioneer College operations was formally adopted by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus Performing Arts Center.