College News

Put on your dancing shoes

by erobinson
Grab a partner and your leather or soft sole dancing shoes and enroll in Country Waltz noncredit dance classes with instructor Katherine Venancio at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus starting August 27. The class is offered through the Community and Corporate Learning Division.

NPC students bring home national SkillsUSA medals

by erobinson
In an unprecedented breakout year, Northland Pioneer College Cosmetology students won two medals and three others finished in the top five of their respective divisions at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference competition in Louisville, Ky., June 25-29.

Living Soil workshops

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Gardening guru Kim Howell-Costion will be sharing techniques to deal with the soil and climate challenges of growing a garden in our high-desert region in four noncredit “A Living Soil” workshops at Northland Pioneer College's Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., starting Friday, August 10.

NPC schedules auditions for My Fair Lady

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE – Auditions for one of musical theatre’s greatest plays, My Fair Lady, will be Tuesday, August 14, and Thursday, August 16, from 6 until 10 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main St. in Snowflake.

NPC Board nominating petitions

by erobinson
Candidates to represent District 3 on the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board must submit nominating petitions by August 8 to qualify for the November 6 general election ballot.

Pharmacy Technician training

by erobinson
You could be employed next spring as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) working in a retail or hospital pharmacy if you enroll in a training course this fall on Thursday evenings at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus.

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.