College News

NPC Closed Feb. 15 for Presidents' Day

by erobinson
In observance of the federal Presidents' Day holiday, all NPC offices and locations will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010.Classes will resume and normal operations will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

NPC ‘re-births’ computer science program

by erobinson
Two new degree specializations and shifting classes out of a multi-course laboratory are the first steps in what Northland Pioneer College Computer Information Systems (CIS) instructors are calling a “re-birth” of NPC’s Computer Science program.

Apache Families First Program

by erobinson
A new training program for family childcare givers and parents of children birth to five years old is now available for residents of the Ft. Apache Indian Reservation.

Nursing students aid at flu shot clinic

by erobinson
Hundreds of White Mountain area residents took advantage of a low-cost seasonal flu shot clinic at Blue Ridge High School on Saturday, Oct. 3.Northland Pioneer College first-year nursing students worked side-by-side with Navajo County Public Health Services nurses and Medical Reserve Corps volunteers to administer the flu vaccine by mist or injection. The NPC students gave 275 of the 850 doses administered during the clinic.

Attention Elementary and Early Childhood Education students

by erobinson
NAU, Show Low is recruiting for Fall 2010 B.S. Ed. Elementary and Early Childhood Education cohort. See Deb Goalby, NAU Program Coordinator at  NPC's White Mountain Campus, Learning Center, Room 106.

Alternative & Allied Health Fair

by erobinson
Learn more about alternative medicine, organic gardening and healthcare careers during the first Northland Pioneer College Alternative and Allied Health Fair on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

NPC sets auditions

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Department will be conducting auditions for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Doubt: a Parable and The Beaux’ Stratagem on Tuesday, Aug. 25, and Thursday, Aug. 27, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center on NPC’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.

Hole-in-One at Foundation Golf Tournament

by erobinson
Dan Hinz, second from left, from Heber-Overgaard, aced the Par 3, 173-yard fifth hole at Pinetop Country Club on Saturday, Aug. 1, during the 21st Annual Northland Pioneer College Foundation Golf Tournament. This was Dan’s second ace of the year and of his 20+-year golfing career. Using a 6 iron, Dan’s shot hit about a yard and a half shy of the pin, then rolled in for the ace.

‘Introduction to Mac OS X’ class in Show Low

by erobinson
An introductory course on the Macintosh OS X operating system will be offered Thursday and Friday, Aug. 13 & 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, in the Learning Center, room 133.

Fall semester registration now underway at NPC

by erobinson
Registration is now underway at all 10 Northland Pioneer College locations for fall semester classes, which begin the week of Aug. 24.Students can register during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, or during extended hours, Aug. 17 through 20, of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. NPC is closed on Fridays through the start of classes on Monday, Aug. 24.

Turn your boring walls into masterpieces

by erobinson
Professional faux painter Linda Coffman will be sharing techniques to achieve fabulous walls in a noncredit “Fabulous Faux for Boring Walls” workshop, Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, in the Tawa Center, room 209.