College News Archive

Discovering Dinosaurs

by erobinson
NPC course combines Geology, Biology and PaleontologyExplore the geological and paleontological diversity of Northeastern Arizona this fall as part of a unique geology course at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus focusing on the ecology, physiology and basic scientific methods used in researching dinosaurs.

Business succession planning workshop

by erobinson
Most small business owners have 80-90 percent of their financial assets tied up in their business. Yet only 30 percent or less are able to get their asking price or even find a buyer when they are ready to sell. Why?

Teachers Academy

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — A state-wide effort to bring more teachers into Arizona’s rural classrooms has resulted in a partnership between Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Northland Pioneer College (NPC) to offer NAU’s Teachers Academy this fall in Show Low.

Board honors Beaulah Bob-Pennypacker

by erobinson
After 24 years of service to Northland Pioneer College students as the Kayenta Center manager and for the last 19 years overseeing the Financial Aid Office, Beaulah Bob-Pennypacker has retired to care for her ailing father.

Cyber Warriors in Training

by erobinson
By Dennis Durband, NPC Staff WriterThe headlines on cybercrime are staggering. Three billion Yahoo! records were accessed by criminals. Half of all U.S. household owners had their private information stolen through a breach of JP Morgan Chase. Criminals gained the personal information of 143 million citizens by breaching Equifax, and the list goes on. Cybercrime has been called the greatest threat to every company in the world.

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.