College News

Financial Report earns national award

by erobinson
CHICAGO — For the third year in a row, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Navajo County Community College District for its third comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 2016.

Volunteers sought for Presidential Search Team

by erobinson
Volunteers from throughout Navajo County are being recruited by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board to serve on the search committee for the next president for Northland Pioneer College.The board officially launched the presidential search during their March 21 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook, adopting a tentative timeline and requesting designated search process funding in the upcoming year’s budget. Current President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout plans to retire in June 2018.

Cosmetology accepting applications

by erobinson
Are you a cut above the rest? Northland Pioneer College is now accepting students for its Introduction to Cosmetology course this fall in Show Low, Winslow and St. Johns. Fall cosmetology classes begin Wednesday, Aug. 1.

Janice Cortina honored

by erobinson
Janice Cortina, an Adult Basic Education (ABE) instructor at Northland Pioneer College since 2007, was recently selected as a runner-up for this year’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award by the Coalition of Adult Basic Education (COABE), a 15,000-member professional organization recognizing excellence among adult education and literacy practitioners.

Community & Veterans Career Fairs

by erobinson
Interested in a career transition or learning more about educational opportunities, internships or employment prospects?Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services and ARIZONA@WORK – Northeastern Arizona Innovative Workforce Solutions are hosting free Community and Veterans Career Fairs at three NPC locations during Career Fair Week activities, March 28 – 30.

Arizona Gives Day April 4

by erobinson
Your donation to NPC Friends and Family before Noon on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 during Arizona Gives Day will be matched, dollar-for-dollar through a challenge grant from Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center.

Rainwater Harvesting

by erobinson
Rainwater Harvesting Noncredit Class April 1 in SnowflakeSNOWFLAKE — Harvesting rainwater in our high desert climate might just become an

NPC Board OKs telecommunications upgrades

by erobinson
The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved the contract for the first phase of major upgrades to Northland Pioneer College’s telecommunications microwave network during its regular monthly meeting February 21 in Holbrook.

31st Annual Juried High School Art Exhibit

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Alejandra Celiz, Shenoa Pierre and Tina Butora, seniors at Show Low High School, captured the Best of Show art scholarships in the 31st annual Northland Pioneer College Juried High School Art Exhibit, on display through March 31 at the Talon Gallery in the Aspen Center on NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs. Awards will be presented at a reception on Friday, March 3, at the gallery from 5 to 7 p.m.

Free tax preparation assistance

by erobinson
Does tax law puzzle you? Which credits and deductions can you use to increase your refund?Free tax preparation assistance is available in Navajo County for families with income less than $85,000 through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, sponsored by United Way’s Northern Arizona Chapter, Navajo County and Northland Pioneer College.

SGA Talent Contest Auditions

by erobinson
Auditions for the ninth annual Community Talent Contest, sponsored by the Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association, will be at the Holbrook – Painted Desert, Show Low – White Mountain and the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek campuses on Friday, February 24, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday, February 27, from 4 to 8 p.m.; and Tuesday, February 28, from 4 to 8 p.m.