College News

Faculty activities outside classroom

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Encouraging student success in their classrooms is not the only way Northland Pioneer College faculty members give back to their communities. You’ll find faculty members coordinating fundraisers to raise awareness of food insecurity, helping the homeless find employment and teaching soccer skills to under-6 youngsters.They are gaining national recognition for artistic endeavors and sharing with colleagues at national conferences about the unique programs developed at NPC.

September 2018 DGB Highlights

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When not in the classroom, Northland Pioneer College faculty members are making presentations at national conferences, demonstrating artistic talents, judging county fair entries, and winning sporting events to name just a few of the activities included in a report to the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during the September 18 regular monthly meeting in Holbrook.

Seasonal Career Fairs

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Federal, state and regional employers will be attending three free Seasonal Career Fairs, sponsored by Northland Pioneer College’s Career Services, in Holbrook, St. Johns and Snowflake later this month.Open to community members, NPC alumni and current students, the Career Fairs are for anyone who is in career transition or interested in learning more about educational opportunities, internships or employment prospects. Attendees should bring plenty of résumés and dress professionally.

Self-Defense classes

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Master John Accardo will be providing basic instruction in personal self-defense and kickboxing in noncredit classes this fall at Northland Pioneer College locations in Snowflake, Show Low, Springerville/Eagar and Holbrook.

Discussions begin for WMC capital improvements

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Enrollment growth in Northland Pioneer College’s nursing and allied health programs and a desire to bring automotive and welding programs onto the main Show Low campus triggered preliminary discussions on August 21 with the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on how to provide additional classrooms for these programs.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

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SNOWFLAKE — Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit chords are key “instant” piano and guitar for busy adults and teens workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., on Saturday, September 8.

Career Readiness Workshops

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Finding a job in the 21st Century requires a different set of tools. Get help preparing your toolbox with FREE Career Readiness Workshops, led by Northland Pioneer College Career Services Manager John Spadaccini, at the St.

Empty Bowls Project Make-a-Thons

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SHOW LOW — One in four households in Navajo County and one in three households in Apache County are considered food insecure. Feeding® America estimates over 46,500 people in these two counties fall below the 185 percent poverty level for SNAP and other nutrition program eligibility.

‘Locally Grown’ exhibit

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Artists from Navajo and Apache counties are invited to submit entries by October 1 for Northland Pioneer College’s ninth “Locally Grown” art exhibit, to be displayed October 29 to November 30 in the Talon Gallery on the Show Low — White Mountain Campus.

Hula classes

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Learn the hand, foot and body movements of traditional hula dances in Interpretive Modern Hula classes on Fridays, September 14 to December 7, from 4:15 to 5:15, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. There is a $45 fee for the noncredit class, which is open to anyone 13 and older.

Hatha Yoga classes

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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 fall 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.