College News

2017 NPC Student Art Exhibit winners

by erobinson
Award certificates and purchase prizes were presented to winners of the 2017 Northland Pioneer College Juried Student Art Exhibit during a closing reception on May 5.This year’s exhibit, which was on display April 10 to May 5, in NPC’s Talon Gallery on the Show Low campus featured 82 entries.

Life – as Depicted in Music

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SNOWFLAKE — Join the Northland Master Chorale on Friday, May 12, for their spring concert looking at “Life — as Depicted in Music.” The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake-Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St. Admission is a non-perishable food item or $5 per person. All proceeds go to a local food bank.

Seven Qualify for SkillsUSA nationals

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By Dennis Durband, NPC Marketing Staff WriterThree Northland Pioneer College and four NAVIT students have advanced to the 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, set for Louisville, Kentucky, June 19-23. These outstanding students qualified with their strong performances at the Arizona SkillsUSA competition in Phoenix, April 18-19.

Golf Tournament raises $10,600

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Northland Pioneer College students will benefit from scholarships funded by the second annual Northland Pioneer College Friends and Family Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 29, at the Silver Creek Golf Club.

Truth in Taxation, Budget Public Hearings

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HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will conduct Truth in Taxation and budget public hearings on the 2017–18 Northland Pioneer College budget and district primary property tax levy on Tuesday, May 16, starting at 10 a.m. (M.S.T.) in the Painted Desert Campus Tiponi Community Center Conference Room, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd. in Holbrook.

NPC celebrates 43rd Commencement

by erobinson
Northland Pioneer College celebrates its 43rd Commencement on Saturday, May 13, at the Show Low School District Auditorium, 500 W. Old Linden Road. Admission to the ceremony, which begins at 1 p.m., is restricted to individuals with reserved seat tickets. Doors to the auditorium open at Noon.

Board adopts preliminary FY 18 budget

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With multiple uncertain revenue sources looming in the future, the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted a preliminary budget for the next fiscal year predicated on a maximum tax levy and conservative budgeting.Formal adoption of the budget and tax levy will follow public hearings on Tuesday, May 16. The final budget can be reduced, but not increased from the preliminary figures presented during the public hearings.

Basic pistol class

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SHOW LOW — Basic gun safety training required to obtain a concealed weapon permit is being offered on Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus. There is a $75 fee, which includes the required fingerprint card at no additional charge.

Cybersecurity Program Open House

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SHOW LOW — Almost daily there are news reports of another major security breech at a major retailer, financial institution or governmental agency, exposing personal information about thousands of people to potential fraud.Protecting an organization’s network, computers and data is the job of information security specialists. Yet, in the United States, there are currently over 200,000 unfilled information security jobs, with a projected worldwide shortfall of 1.5 million openings by 2019.

Newest Members of NPC's Grounds Crew

by erobinson
These elk spent Monday at the Show Low campus, doing weed control in the Navajo Pines Wash, on the east end of campus. The wildlife were attracting lots of paparazzi.

Friends & Family raises $22,424

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“It really IS a few caring people who change the world!” commented Betsyann Wilson, executive director of Northland Pioneer College Friends and Family, at the conclusion of Arizona Gives Day on Tuesday, April 4. The nonprofit alliance received $22,424 in 89 unique donations during the one-day fundraising campaign. “In the last two minutes, we were bumped from third to fifth place in the small nonprofits, knocking us out of a $10,000 bonus from the event’s corporate sponsors,” added Wilson.