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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.