February’s regular monthly meeting of the NPC Governing Board on Tuesday, February 19, was dominated by reports in preparation for upcoming budget hearings and the November visit by a team from the Higher Learning Commission, its accrediting agency.
Three area high school seniors earned Best of Show NPC scholarships for their entries in the 33rd annual Juried High School Art Exhibit, on display at the Talon Gallery on the Show Low Campus March 4 through April 5.
Learn the methods and tools for collecting and storing rainwater for home, landscape and garden use in an NPC noncredit course being offered Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Snowflake/Taylor campus.
There are thousands of dollars available in scholarships and grants, the key is a powerful essay supporting your need for assistance. Improve your chance of success in receiving a scholarship using tips from a free workshop on Friday, March 1, from 2 until 3:30 p.m., at all 9 NPC locations.
Grab a partner and your leather or soft sole dancing shoes and enroll in either Latin Line or 50’s Swing noncredit dance classes with instructor Katherine Venancio at the Dance Studio, 83 S. Main in Snowflake, on Tuesdays, February 5 through March 5.
If you have ever wanted to learn how to decorate cakes, or take your skills to the next level, enroll in the Beginning Cake Decorating class starting Tuesday, February 5 at the Snowflake and Show Low campuses.
Lynn Browne-Wagner, NPC Adjunct Faculty Member & Information Specialist with the statewide Poison & Drug Information Center, will be sharing her observations on the increasing drug and alcohol abuse problems in our cxommunities during a free presentation Wednesday, January 23, from 2 until 4 p.m., on NPC's Show Low Campus.
She is known throughout Arizona’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as The Legend. Her students, who easily include over 50 percent of the state’s EMS first responders, call her LBW, or a very respectful Ma’am. Lynn Browne-Wagner has dedicated her life to helping others.
Students with a perfect 4.0 average are named to the President’s List. Those with 3.5 to 3.99 grade averages are on the Dean’s List. To be eligible for distinction, students must have completed 12 or more credits in 100-level or above courses.
Want to reduce energy use and increase your comfort? Apply the techniques of solar home design into your residence gleaned from a six-week noncredit Solar Home Design course at NPC’s Snowflake Campus led by Joseph Costion, on Fridays, January 25 through March 1, from 9 a.m. to Noon. There is a $150 fee for the course.
Learn the fundamentals of weaving or bring your projects and get help from experienced weaver Carol Farnsworth during a Weaving Practicum at NPC’s Springerville/Eagar Center, Friday and Saturday, January 25 and 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.
All high-school-aged students from Navajo and Apache counties, including homeschoolers, are eligible to submit original two- and three-dimensional art or graphic designs for the 33rd Annual Juried High School Exhibit, sponsored by NPC.
Student outcomes data compiled from the state’s 10 community college districts show that Northland Pioneer College students have the state’s highest course completion rate in College Algebra and English Composition II. Overall, NPC has the second highest completion rate of college-level work among the districts.