College News

Truth in Taxation & Budget Hearings

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will conduct Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on the 2018–19 Northland Pioneer College budget and district primary property tax levy on Tuesday, May 15, starting at 10 a.m. (M.S.T.) in the Painted Desert Campus Tiponi Community Center Conference Room, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd. in Holbrook.

Swarthout named AWHE Woman of the Year

by erobinson
FLAGSTAFF — Retiring Northland Pioneer College President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout will be honored as the 2018 Woman of the Year at this year’s conference of Arizona Women in Higher Education, May 31 and June 1, at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.The honor recognizes her “leadership, innovation and service on behalf of the state’s community colleges. Her advocacy and guidance have been essential to the success of many different initiatives benefiting community college students throughout the state.

NPC's CAFR earns excellence award

by erobinson
CHICAGO — For the fourth 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 fourth comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 2017.

NPC Friends & Family raises $30,985

by erobinson
Students at Northland Pioneer College will be the beneficiaries of $27,235 $30,985 raised by NPC Friends & Family on Arizona Gives Day, April 3.The nonprofit organization providing scholarships for NPC students received an additional $4,750 in bonus money after other organizations selected higher bonuses in other categories.NPC Friends and Family won bonus money for: $2,500 for Most Dollars Raised by a Small Nonprofit $1,500 for Most Dollars Raised in Pre-Scheduled Donations by a Small Nonprofit $750 for the Most Unique Donations Pr

EagleFest, April 21

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — EagleFest is a free event with fun activities for the whole family at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.There will be entertainment for all ages, including live music, games and free food with a valid school ID (high school or NPC). Interactive booths and demonstrations will spotlight NPC programs, offerings and student activities. The campus is located at 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, across from the Show Low City Park.

March DGB Highlights

by erobinson
After announcing the selection of Mark Vest [Read More] as the next Northland Pioneer College President, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board turned their attention to reviewing various components required in the budget adoption process.

Amanda Hatch named national Silver Scholar

by erobinson
Jackson, Mississippi — Amanda Hatch, a first-year nursing student at Northland Pioneer College, has been named a 2018 Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar.

The Government Inspector performances

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Tickets are now available for Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Department’s eight April performances of The Government Inspector at NPC’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 & 26; Friday, April 20 & 27; and Saturday, April 21 & 28; with additional Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. All performances will be in the 50-seat drama lab, so advance ticket purchases are highly recommended.

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 are hosting free Community and Veterans Career Fairs at three NPC locations during Career Fair Week activities, April 4 – 6.

Contestants compete for cash prizes

by erobinson
A $500 first place prize awaits the winner of the 10th annual Community Talent Contest, sponsored by the Northland Pioneer College Student Government Association, on Friday, March 30, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

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.