College News

Free forest products business event, July 8

by Anonymous
Nationally renowned forest products marketing specialist, Lloyd Irland, will be the featured speaker at a free presentation for forestry entrepreneurs, “Surviving the downturn and positioning yourself for the recovery.” The event will be Wednesday, July 8, at the Northland Pioneer College White Mountain Campus in Show Low in the Goldwater Building Small Business Development Training Center.

Free tree owners workshop set for area residents

by Anonymous
Certified arborist Jan Mathis will be offering a one-quarter-credit Northland Pioneer College course, "Tree Owners Workshop," to White Mountain residents. The workshop will feature invaluable information about the selection, care and maintenance of trees and shrubs in designed landscapes as well as on properties in general.The class will meet from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 11, at the Northland Pioneer College White Mountain Campus, in Show Low, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

'Fun with Watercolor' classes for kids 7-17

by erobinson
Fun with Watercolor is an introductory class in step-by-step basic watercolor techniques for children, ages 7 to 17. Northland Pioneer College art instructor Mary Mathias will be offering the two-day non-credit classes at the Holbrook - Painted Desert Campus on June 23 & 24 and the Snowflake/Taylor - Silver Creek Campus on June 30 & July 1. Cost is $25, which includes all art supplies.

Area students earn NPC and HS diplomas in the same month

by Anonymous
Nearly a dozen area high school students recently received high school diplomas and community college degrees in the same month. The hardworking teens took advantage of two Northland Pioneer College programs allowing them to earn college credits while still in high school.

2009 Student Art Show Awards

by erobinson
Awards presented at the reception on Friday, May 15, 2009Visit the photo gallery

NPC receives $10,000 scholarship gift

by erobinson
Clarence and Irene Davis of Snowflake have gifted Northland Pioneer College with $10,000 to establish a family scholarship in memory of Mrs. Davis' son, Michael T. Mariner.

Auto tech program expanding to larger facility

by erobinson
The country's car manufacturing industry may be in a state of uncertainty, but Northland Pioneer College (NPC) and the Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) are upbeat about plans to expand their joint automotive technology training program.

54 complete NPC Fire Science training

by erobinson
Eight local fire departments welcomed 54 graduates of Northland Pioneer College's Fire Science program during a completer's ceremony on May 5 at the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor - Silver Creek Campus.

NPC Board cuts tax rate 16.2%

by erobinson
The total property tax rate for Navajo County residents to provide higher educational services will be reduced by 16.2 percent, or 21.96 cents per $100 of net assessed valuation, for the upcoming academic year.The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board set the tax rate and adopted next year's budget that is reduced 10.6 percent from the current year following public hearings on Tuesday, May 19. No comments were received during the hearings.

Board recognizes three retiring employees

by erobinson
Three retiring Northland Pioneer College employees – West Rabe, Itka Troutman and Heidi Fulcher – were honored for their combined 76 years of service at the May 19, 2009 regular monthly meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board.NPC President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout, in accordance with NPC Procedure 2776, conferred Meritorious Service to Rabe and Troutman and Administrator Emeritus status to Fulcher.

Solar Cooking & Sustainability Workshop, June 5 & 6

by erobinson
Harness the power of the sun for cooking, water heating and sustainability using techniques garnered from a two-day Solar Cooking & Sustainability Workshop, Friday and Saturday, June 5 & 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus.Instructors Monty Cunningham, Amber Faith and Clark Hockabout will share techniques for utilizing solar energy and help participants create three solar cookers to take home.