College News

14 certified as peace officers

by erobinson
Taking the oath as an Arizona Peace Officer are (left to right, front row): Hopi Ranger Tony Pawesiema, NCSO Deputy Lance Shumway, ACSO Deputy Cade Mortensen, ACSO Deputy Thomas Pacl, ACSO Deputy Ashlee Brown, NCSO Deputy Clayton Hunt, NCSO Deputy Brent Hartman and Class Supervisor NCSO Lt.

'World of…' noncredit classes

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Explore the “World of… Sprouts, Gourmet Greens, Onions and Garlic” in four separate noncredit courses led by local gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St., this spring.

Yoga classes

by erobinson
Two different levels of yoga classes, designed to increase flexibility, strength and concentration, will begin January 14 at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus and Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus. These one-credit classes cost $74 each.

Hatha Yoga classes

by erobinson
SPRINGERVILLE — Hatha Yoga is becoming one of the most popular forms of physical exercise in the world. You can learn the basics and practice with others of all ages this spring on Tuesday evenings, August 21 through December 4, from 5:30 to 6:30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville-Eagar Center, 900 E. Maricopa St. There is a $72 fee for the noncredit class offered by the Community and Corporate Learning Division.

PTK Chapter welcomes 27

by erobinson
Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society of two-year college students, welcomed 27 new members during an induction ceremony, Friday, December 7, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus Performing Arts Center.

Auditions for spring play

by erobinson
Auditions for a playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Sense & Sensibility will be Tuesday and Thursday, January 8 and 10, from 6 to 9:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.Community members are encouraged to audition. “Auditions are open to everyone,” notes Dr. Michael Solomonson, who will be directing the NPC production this spring. “There are roles for three to eight men and four to nine women.

2019 All-Arizona Academic Team

by erobinson
Tuition waivers, valued at over $240,000, will be awarded to 12 All-Arizona Academic Team students from Northland Pioneer College to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of Arizona three public universities. The Arizona Board of Regents awards the waivers, for up to 60 credits, to encourage the state’s top scholars to finish their education.

Empty Bowls raises $2,748

by erobinson
A cup of soup and a single slice of bread. For many in our communities facing food insecurity that’s their daily meal.A record 220 individuals helped Northland Pioneer College’s Visual Arts Department's fourth annual Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, November 16, raise $2,748 to assist The Love Kitchen in Pinetop in the fight against hunger in our communities. The previous three events had raised just slightly over $5,000.

NPC’s Ellison receives national CBO of the Year Award

by erobinson
Maderia Ellison, associate vice president and Northland Pioneer College’s Chief Business Officer, is the recipient of the 2018 CBO of the Year award from the national Community College Business Officers (CCBO) association.

November DGB Highlights

by erobinson
The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board authorized employing a construction manager, and assistant, to oversee the planning, design and construction of new facilities and the repair and renovation of existing facilities on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus during its regular monthly meeting, November 20, in Holbrook.

Discovery Nest

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Children, ages five to 12, can create fun and quick holiday crafts during two free Discovery Nest craft activities at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus library on Friday, December 14 and 21, between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.