College News

Annuities from A to Z

by erobinson
Explore Annuities from A to Z in a 2-hour noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus on Wednesday, Sept. 14, or at the Show Low campus on Thursday, Sept. 15. Both workshops are from 3 to 5 p.m. There is a $5 charge for each session.

Power of Forgiveness & Letting Go

by erobinson
Forgiving someone can be the most difficult thing a person can do in their lifetime.Discover why it must be done and how to overcome limiting beliefs that have prevented you from doing so in a two-hour noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake campus on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and the Show Low campus on Thursday, Sept. 22. Both workshops are from 6 to 8 p.m. There is a $5 charge for the workshop.

Star Trek costume contest

by erobinson
SNOWFLAKE — The crew of the USS Enterprise-E, android Borgs and other inhabitants from throughout the galaxies will be gathering at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center, 1611 S. Main St., Snowflake, on Saturday, Sept. 17, for a free 7 p.m. showing of Star Trek: First Contact.

Find the path to your past

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — Explore your family’s ancestry and possibly discover previously unknown relatives while completing the Genealogy: Your Path to Your Past noncredit workshop at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in the Learning Center, room 134, on Thursday afternoons, 2 to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 15 through Nov. 10. There is a $60 fee for the class.

Instant guitar, piano workshops

by erobinson
Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will share the techniques and tricks used by professional piano and guitar players during noncredit “instant” piano and guitar for busy adults and teens workshops at Northland Pioneer College’s Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St., on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Coffman has not offered his popular classes in Snowflake for over two years.

NPC Board honors Claude Endfield

by erobinson
HOLBROOK — “Everything I’ve done has been for the children,” said Claude Endfield, retiring program coordinator for Northland Pioneer College’s Early Childhood Education program. Her 28 years of service were recognized with the awarding of Faculty Emeritus status by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during the board’s regular monthly meeting, Aug. 16.

'Locally Grown' entries due Sept. 26

by erobinson
Artists from Navajo and Apache counties are invited to submit entries by Sept. 26 for Northland Pioneer College’s seventh “Locally Grown” art exhibit, to be displayed Oct. 31 to Dec. 2 in the Talon Gallery on the Show Low — White Mountain Campus.

NPC hosts Empty Bowls ‘Make-a-Thons’

by erobinson
SHOW LOW — One in four households in Navajo County and one in three households in Apache County are considered food insecure. Feeding® America estimates over 46,500 people in these two counties fall below the 185 percent poverty level for SNAP and other nutrition program eligibility.To help raise awareness of food insecurity in our communities, Northland Pioneer College’s Fine Arts Department is hosting two “Make-a-Thons” to handcraft bowls to be used for an Empty Bowls Community Event on Friday, Nov. 18.

George Joe appointed to NPC Board

by erobinson
Veteran educator and media/marketing consultant George Joe of Dilkon has been appointed to fill the Navajo County Community College District (NCCCD) District 2 seat left vacant by the June death of Governing Board member Prescott Winslow. Joe was appointed to serve until the Nov. 8 general election.

Nominating petitions due Aug. 10

by erobinson
Nominating petitions to fill the expiring terms for two seats, representing Districts 2 and 5, on the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board must be filed with the County Elections Department by Aug. 10 to qualify for the Nov. 8 General Election ballot.The five-member unpaid board provides leadership, guidance, and direction to govern the current and future affairs of Northland Pioneer College, representing their local constituents while retaining a district-wide perspective to fulfill the college’s mission.

Put Holbrook on the Map

by erobinson
HOLBROOK– The Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a free Let’s Put Holbrook on the Map workshop, which will feature a lesson about getting your business on the map. The workshop will be Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 at NPC’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., from 4 to 5:30 p.m.