College News

Breeanna Howsden earns statewide honor

by Anonymous
Northland Pioneer College student Breeanna Howsden got a phone call a few weeks ago from one of her teachers at the Little Colorado Campus in Winslow where she is currently enrolled.“Congratulations,” said the instructor.“Thanks, but why?” asked Breeanna.“Oops! Guess I wasn't supposed to say anything yet!” was the answer, and the phone went dead.Later, Breeanna received another phone call – this one from Rickey Jackson, head of NPC’s The Learning Cornerstone (TLC) program.“Congratulations,” said Rickey.

NPC group lobbies to keep GED funding

by erobinson
Did you drop out of high school and not return for a diploma? The chances of correcting that oversight may soon be much more difficult and far more costly. Budget cuts proposed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will eliminate funding for the free instruction that helps those trying to earn General Equivalency Diplomas (GEDs).

Governor’s budget proposal threatens NPC job training programs

by erobinson
By Everett Robinson and Rose Kreher “I’m old enough to know when I’m losing something that jeopardizes my whole future,” says Nick Gilbertson, Northland Pioneer College welding student from Winslow.

Students, NPC will save with new online bookstore

by erobinson
 Starting this summer, Northland Pioneer College students will be able to purchase discounted new or used textbooks, electronic textbooks, or rent their texts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved the bookstore partnership with eCampus during the board’s Feb. 16 regular monthly meeting.

Free homebuyers education workshop

by erobinson
First-time homebuyers can learn about federal down payment and loan assistance programs at a free, two-evening homebuyers education workshop on Monday and Wednesday, March 15 & 17, 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, March 6 & 7  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.

Using Self-Hypnosis to Achieve Creative Goals

by Anonymous
Are you looking for the one idea that can make your fortune? Want to free up that book you know is inside you? Searching for ways in your busy life to help make your dreams come true?Certified clinical hypnotherapist and popular Northland Pioneer instructor Joan Courtney will be teaching a new course for the college in March. “Creativity 101: Using Self-Hypnosis to Let Your Creative Process Take Wings” promises to help you get your creative juices flowing and eliminating those self-imposed blocks that keep you from realizing your dreams.

Solar Cooking & Sustainability Workshop

by erobinson
Harness the power of the sun for cooking, water heating and sustainability using techniques garnered from a two-day Introduction to Solar Cooking & Sustainability Workshop, Friday and Saturday, April 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.

‘A Night of Barbershop Music’

by erobinson
Join the High Country Men’s Barbershop Chorus, the White Mountain Belles and local quartets, Crook’s Trail, The Pine Tones and The Silver Belles, for A Night of Barbershop Music on Saturday, March 13, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.

Book exchanges mark Adult Literacy Week

by erobinson
As part of Arizona Adult Literacy Week, Feb. 14–20, 2010, Northland Pioneer College’s The Learning Cornerstone (TLC) will be sponsoring book exchanges for all ages at all four campus locations and the centers at Hopi and Whiteriver.Those participating in the book exchange will be allowed to take home two books for each one contributed. Organizers plan to have books, both fiction and non-fiction, available for all ages. Titles will differ by location. This is the fifth year NPC has sponsored the book exchanges.

Master Chorale Pops Concert

by erobinson
The Northland Pioneer College Master Chorale and Vocal Ensembles will feature the Songs of Disney during this year’s Spring Pops Concert on Friday, March 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.