College News

Paramedic Preparatory Class

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SHOW LOW — A six-session preparatory course for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) seeking to advance their careers by becoming Paramedics begins Sunday, Aug. 7, at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs.

Veterans Resource Fair

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WINSLOW — Veterans, their survivors or dependents can learn more about educational, healthcare and emergency assistance programs at a free Resource Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from Noon to 3 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Winslow – Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third St.

‘Spiral Staircase’ auditions

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SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for Northland Pioneer College Performing Arts Department’s fall play production of The Spiral Staircase will be Tuesday, Aug. 16, and Thursday, Aug. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the NPC Performing Arts Center in Snowflake.The script is considered appropriate for all audiences and NPC students and interested community members, who are 14 years or older, are encouraged to audition. The Spiral Staircase has roles for four men and four women.

NPC's CAFR earns Excellence Award

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CHICAGO — The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Navajo County Community College District for its second comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 2015.

Top scholars named for Spring '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 150 students named to the President's List and 152 to the Dean's List. There were 4,230 students enrolled during the spring 2016 semester at the 9 NPC locations and online.

Performing Arts Scholarship Auditions

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SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for performing arts scholarships to study theatre or music performance or technical theatre this fall at Northland Pioneer College will be Tuesday, June 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake campus, 1611 S. Main St.

Green Valley Philanthropist Makes Generous Gift

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Marilyn Shenn, a retired businesswoman from Green Valley, began her career in education, teaching English. She retains a true passion for helping children learn, and recently she demonstrated this passion with a gift of $3,000 to NPC Friends and Family to help fund scholarships for Kid’s College.

Put Show Low on the Map

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SHOW LOW– The Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a free Let’s Put Show Low on the Map workshop, which will feature a lesson about getting your business on the map. The workshop will be Thursday, June 16, at NPC’s Show Low Campus, 1001 W.

SBDC Excellence & Innovation Award

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By Patricia Rhodes, AZ SBDC Network Marketing and PR ManagerPHOENIX — In celebration of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) presented the 2016 Arizona Small Business Development Center of Excellence and Innovation Award to Northland Pioneer College’s Small Business Development Center.

Board adopts 2016-17 budget, levy

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HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board adopted the budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17 and set the tax levy following Truth in Taxation and public hearings on May 17.

Put on your dancing shoes

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SNOWFLAKE — Learn the basics of ‘50s Swing, mixed country or tribal fusion dance during three noncredit classes with instructor Katherine Venancio at Katherine’s Dance Studio, 60 S. Main in Snowflake, offered by Northland Pioneer College’s Community and Corporate Learning Division beginning the week of June 6. There is a $45 fee for each class, which meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Sign up for these or other noncredit classes at least three days before the class starts to ensure it is not canceled due to insufficient enrollment.