College News

JCPenney helps grads with wardrobes

by erobinson
One usually does not find the Show Low JCPenney store open for business early on a Sunday morning, but on June 10, it was open, exclusively for two deserving Northland Pioneer College graduates.

Board adopts budgets

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — During a brief special meeting on June 5, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted a reduced budget for next fiscal year and a three-year capital projects budget.

Top scholars named for Spring '18

by erobinson
Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 145 students named to the President's List and 118 to the Dean's List. There were 3,337 students enrolled during the spring 2018 semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Scholarship Disc Golf Tournament

by erobinson
A Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Four Seasons course in Snowflake will help NPC Friends and Family provide scholarships for Northland Pioneer College students.

NPC Board plans special meeting

by erobinson
HOLBROOK – The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board has scheduled a special meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, in the Tiponi Community Center on the Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., to adopt a reduced general fund budget and the capital expenditure budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Government contracting workshop

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Maximize your chance to win a government contract for your small business by applying the techniques acquired at a HUBZone and Women-Owned Certification Workshop on Monday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to Noon, at the Small Business Development Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.There is a $20 fee for the workshop. Register online, or call Tracy Mancuso, director of the NPC SBDC, at 532-6170.

Rickey Jackson named interim VPLSS

by erobinson
Northern Arizona native and long-time Winslow resident Rickey Jackson has been appointed Northland Pioneer College’s interim Vice President for Learning and Student Services for the upcoming academic year. He will take over the position previously filled by Mark Vest, who is the college’s new president.

Discovery Nest

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Youngsters, ages five to 12, can create unique craft projects and explosion greeting cards on Mondays in June, between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., during the free Discovery Nest program at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor Silver Creek Campus library, 1611 S. Main St., in the Learning Center.

NPC Board rejects max tax increase;

by erobinson
HOLBROOK —The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board voted not to increase property taxes by the maximum two percent allowed by state law; instead choosing to limit the district’s levy increase to the amount associated with new construction.

Explore NE Arizona

by erobinson
Meet new friends while exploring the history, culture and scenic sights of Northeastern Arizona in Northland Pioneer College’s new noncredit Learning Adventures Excursions.

NPC Kids College

by erobinson
Hair, skin and nail care; computer coding and animation; baking; drawing; writing; crazy lemonade science; and dinosaur hunt are just some of the Kids College classes for 6 to 14-year-olds this summer at Northland Pioneer College. Classes vary by location.