College News

3-level self-defense class

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — “To defend yourself, you need to be fluid, like water,” explains Julius Marshall, instructor for a 12-session noncredit Hands-On Self-Defense course starting January 26 at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Top scholars named for Fall '16

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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 98 students named to the President's List and 106 to the Dean's List. There were 3,044 students enrolled during the fall 2016 semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Country waltz, line & Salsa! dance classes

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Grab a partner and your leather or soft sole dancing shoes and enroll in Country Waltz, Line Dance or Salsa! Salsa! noncredit dance classes with instructor Katherine Venancio this spring through Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division.If you have a wedding or other special event coming up and would love to be able to dance with your daughter or that special someone, here’s your chance to learn the proper dance steps.

Weaving Practicums, Open Studios

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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 and Open Studio at Northland Pioneer College’s Springerville/Eagar Center, 940 E. Maricopa in Springerville.

Yoga Classes

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Two different levels of yoga classes, designed to increase flexibility, strength and concentration, will begin January 17 at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus and Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus. These one-credit classes cost $70.

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 in January.

Color Relationships Workshop

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SNOWFLAKE – Unravel the mystery of how colors relate to one another in a Saturday morning noncredit “Color Relationships” art class, January 28, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Learn to form, finish clay art

by erobinson
You can transform a lump of clay into beautiful, useful pottery with the techniques you’ll learn in a noncredit “Clay Art” class on Tuesday mornings, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., January 17 through May 9, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Aspen Center, room 104.

Friends & Family Scramble Golf Tournament

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Is your favorite golfer looking forward to winter on The Mountain being over, so he or she can once again hit the course in the warm sunshine?Reserve them a spot in the Second Annual NPC Friends and Family Golf Tournament, scheduled for April 29, 2017, at the beautiful Silver Creek Golf Course to usher in a great season on the links in the White Mountains!

Board honors Ginny Handorf

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Ginny HandorfStruggling to hold back tears, Ginny Handorf adjourned her final meeting as chair and member of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on December 20, ending eight years of service on the board.

PTK Chapter inducts 29

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Alpha Gamma Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year college students, welcomed 29 new members during an induction ceremony, Friday, December 9, at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus Performing Arts Center.NPC President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout addressed the assembled inductees, families and friends, applauding their academic achievement.Keynote speaker will be Tony Hill, NPC College and Career Preparation faculty at the Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus.