College News

Workforce Pipeline Forums

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SNOWFLAKE — Finding workers with the proper skill sets can be a challenge for employers, especially in rural northeastern Arizona. One solution is to develop a local workforce pipeline.Employers can learn about resources available for developing that pipeline at a free forum on Tuesday, September 12, from 7:30 to 10 a.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, Learning Center Symposium, 1611 S. Main St.

Friday Night Out cooking series

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SNOWFLAKE — Learn new recipes, techniques and skills in 3 noncredit cooking classes this fall at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

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Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit “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, Sept. 9, 2017.

Introductory Energy Healing classes

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Are you stressed, anxious, or physically drained? Maybe it is time for an energy healing tune-up.Energy healing is a holistic practice that activates the body’s subtle energy systems to remove blocks, stimulating the body’s inherent ability to heal itself.You can learn more about the ancient and modern modalities of energy healing in one-day, noncredit workshops at Northland Pioneer College this fall led by LeAnn Bond Larson, a certified Reiki Master and Emotion Code and Body Code Practitioner.

Gypsy Choreography

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SNOWFLAKE — Ladies, release your free spirit while learning gypsy dances during a one-day Northland Pioneer College noncredit workshop, Thursday, September 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main in Snowflake. There is a $15 charge for the workshop.

Weaving Practicums

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SPRINGERVILLE — Learn the fundamentals of weaving or bring your projects and get help from experienced weaver Carol Farnsworth during Weaving Practicums at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville/Eagar Center, 940 E. Maricopa in Springerville.

NPC Board discusses skills of new president

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“What are the essential skills, educational and work background you looking for in a new president?”That was one of three key questions posed to members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during a special teleconference meeting August 15 by John Hutchinson and Jesse Thompson with RH Perry, a North Carolina-based consulting firm, assisting with the search to replace retiring Northland Pioneer College President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout.

Learning Adventures Excursions

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Meet new friends while exploring the history, culture and scenic sights of Northeastern Arizona in Northland Pioneer College’s new noncredit Learning Adventures Excursions.These day trips originate from NPC’s four campus communities, with transportation, reservations and instructor provided by NPC. Details, including itineraries and registration requirements, are available online at www.npc.edu/noncredit-classes or by calling (928) 536-6244. Sign up at least four days prior to the excursions, since van seating is limited.

Tang Soo Do Karate & Self-Defense classes

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SHOW LOW — Master John Accardo will be providing basic instruction in the Tang Soo Do martial art and personal self-defense in noncredit classes in August and September at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Youth, adult guitar classes

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Have fun acquiring a basic understanding of music while learning to play a most delightful musical instrument – the guitar – in noncredit Northland Pioneer College classes in Show Low starting August 21.

Line dancing classes

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SHOW LOW — Momma, grab your steel-toed dancin’ shoes. I’ve signed us up for Line Dancing classes on Monday nights, August 28 through October 2, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 110.It was only $40 apiece and the instructor lady, Katherine Venancio, said we’ll learn the proper dance steps for popular dances such as the Cotton-Eye Joe 10-Step, Black Velvet, Good Time, Tulsa Time, Chatta-Hoochee and Western Cha-Cha.