College News

Scholarships to 10 Nursing Students

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Ten first- and second-year students in the Northland Pioneer College Associate Degree in Nursing program received $1,000 each to assist them with tuition, books and other expenses related to their educational goals for the 2017-2018 academic year.This scholarship program, now in its third year, was made possible through the generous backing of Summit Healthcare and Frontier Communications.

Board selects firm, team members

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HOLBROOK — A consulting firm and community and college employee members for a Presidential Search Team were approved by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during the regular monthly meeting on June 20 in Holbrook.R.H. Perry, based out of North Carolina, exhibited the higher education presidential search experience desired to guide the Search Team to find a replacement for Dr. Jeanne Swarthout, Northland Pioneer College’s seventh president, who has announced plans to retire in June 2018. R.H.

Digital Marketing Extravaganza

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Everyone in the northeastern Arizona region interested in learning more about dynamic digital marketing strategies can benefit from an extraordinary opportunity in Show Low, July 12. That’s the day that Ron Cates, “the grandfather of email marketing” and a social media pioneer, will present Digital Marketing Extravaganza for Rural Businesses. This presentation by Cates will benefit people in area businesses, who will learn four ways to maximize digital marketing.

Top scholars named for Spring '17

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Academic excellence by Northland Pioneer College students is now earning additional recognition on the President’s or Dean’s lists.There were 147 students named to the President's List and 145 to the Dean's List. There were 5,869 students enrolled during the spring 2017 semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Free kids crafts projects

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SNOWFLAKE — Youngsters, ages five to 12, can create origami and greeting card craft projects on Mondays in June, between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., during the free Discovery Nest program at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor Silver Creek Campus library.All are welcome to participate in this drop-in program, but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Initially focusing on craft projects, Discovery Nest plans to expand into other interest areas in the future.Planned activities are:

NPC welding students build steps

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Staff and volunteers at the Show Low Animal Shelter can now more safely access a storage trailer thanks to Northland Pioneer College welding students Willie Lewis and Owen Perkins.

Pharmacy Technician Training

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In just four months, you could be working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) working in a retail or hospital pharmacy.Northland Pioneer College’s Pharmacy Technician Training course, offered in Winslow, Snowflake and Whiteriver this fall, will prepare you for the national certification exam, required by most employers in this fast-paced healthcare field. CPhT training also provides a foundation for additional studies to become a registered pharmacist.

ASTA Roofing and Construction

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Tanya and Tim YoungBy NPC Staff Writer Dennis Durband

Disc Golf Tournament

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A Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Four Seasons course in Snowflake will help NPC Friends and Family provide scholarships for Northland Pioneer College students who are veterans of our armed forces.

NPC Friends & Family Scholarships

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By Dennis Durband, Staff WriterA Winslow student will begin her nursing studies at NPC this fall with a significant financial boost. Nicole Smith is the second recipient of the Pres Winslow Memorial Scholarship and will receive a $1,000 award covering tuition, books and fees for the fall 2017 semester at NPC.

NPC board adopts budget, sets tax levy

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HOLBROOK — Following truth in taxation and budget public hearings, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted the 2017-18 operating budget, the 2017-2020 capital budget and set the tax levy and rate during a special meeting preceding their regular monthly meeting, May 16.