College News Archive

Free kids crafts projects

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Youngsters, ages five to 12, can create origami and greeting card craft projects 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.All are welcome to participate in this drop-in program, but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Initially focusing on craft projects, Discovery Nest plans to expand into other interest areas in the future.Planned activities are:

NPC welding students build steps

by erobinson
Staff and volunteers at the Show Low Animal Shelter can now more safely access a storage trailer thanks to Northland Pioneer College welding students Willie Lewis and Owen Perkins.

Pharmacy Technician Training

by erobinson
In just four months, you could be working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) working in a retail or hospital pharmacy.Northland Pioneer College’s Pharmacy Technician Training course, offered in Winslow, Snowflake and Whiteriver this fall, will prepare you for the national certification exam, required by most employers in this fast-paced healthcare field. CPhT training also provides a foundation for additional studies to become a registered pharmacist.

ASTA Roofing and Construction

by ddurband
Tanya and Tim YoungBy NPC Staff Writer Dennis Durband

Disc Golf Tournament

by erobinson
A Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Four Seasons course in Snowflake will help NPC Friends and Family provide scholarships for Northland Pioneer College students who are veterans of our armed forces.

NPC Friends & Family Scholarships

by ddurband
By Dennis Durband, Staff WriterA Winslow student will begin her nursing studies at NPC this fall with a significant financial boost. Nicole Smith is the second recipient of the Pres Winslow Memorial Scholarship and will receive a $1,000 award covering tuition, books and fees for the fall 2017 semester at NPC.

NPC board adopts budget, sets tax levy

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — Following truth in taxation and budget public hearings, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted the 2017-18 operating budget, the 2017-2020 capital budget and set the tax levy and rate during a special meeting preceding their regular monthly meeting, May 16.

2017 NPC Student Art Exhibit winners

by erobinson
Award certificates and purchase prizes were presented to winners of the 2017 Northland Pioneer College Juried Student Art Exhibit during a closing reception on May 5.This year’s exhibit, which was on display April 10 to May 5, in NPC’s Talon Gallery on the Show Low campus featured 82 entries.

Life – as Depicted in Music

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — Join the Northland Master Chorale on Friday, May 12, for their spring concert looking at “Life — as Depicted in Music.” The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake-Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. Admission is a non-perishable food item or $5 per person. All proceeds go to a local food bank.

Seven Qualify for SkillsUSA nationals

by erobinson
By Dennis Durband, NPC Marketing Staff WriterThree Northland Pioneer College and four NAVIT students have advanced to the 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, set for Louisville, Kentucky, June 19-23. These outstanding students qualified with their strong performances at the Arizona SkillsUSA competition in Phoenix, April 18-19.