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You Can’t Always Get What You Want

WPCC Drama Club Showcase
December 1, 2, and 3 at 7:00 p.m.
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WPCC graduate completes degree
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to work with refugees.



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Western Piedmont Community College offers more than 100 programs of study leading to a degree, diploma, and/or certificate. Whether you’re looking to transfer to another college or university, obtain new skills for a new career, earn a credential to help you find employment, or simply take classes just for yourself, we have options to help you find your way. To learn more details on our programs, services and what to do to get started, select the type of student below that best describes you. Thank you for visiting and we look forward to seeing you on campus!

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BLET Applications Due December 18


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Don't forget to return your rented books! The Book Cellar will accept rental returns until December 17 at 5:00 pm. Collateral cards will automatically be charged if a book isn't returned by the deadline. ... See MoreSee Less

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Students completing a degree this semester can have the Service Scholar designation put on their transcript if they have completed 100 or more hours of service during their program of study. They need to see Beth Parrish in Moore Hall 270 by Friday, December 4 to apply for the designation. ... See MoreSee Less

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The WPCC Drama Club is proud to present its student-selected and student-directed showcase of scenes entitled, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” Current Drama Club members will perform a series of short scenes - some famous, and some not-so-famous - all revolving around adult issues of identity, longing, loss, and love. Drama Club president Amy Icard and AFA Drama Student Arietta Elizabeth Holloway serve as directors, which will be presented on December 1-3 at 7 p.m. in the studio. There is no admission charge; the showcase lasts about an hour, and material is appropriate for mature audiences. For further information, please contact Deborah Lonon at dlonon@wpcc.edu. ... See MoreSee Less

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WPCC will close today at 3:00 pm. We will reopen on Monday, November November 30. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Academic Success Center will be closed on Wednesday, November 25. The College will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. ... See MoreSee Less

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By The Numbers…

Western Piedmont Community College is among the top 10 North Carolina community colleges in students completing their curriculum coursework.

Here are some other numbers of interest:



WPCC students are satisfied with instruction in their major program.



Percent of full-time employees who gave to WPCC’s 2015-16 Annual Giving Campaign.



2014 Medical Assisting graduates passed the national exam for a CMA credential.