We Remember & Honor Our Military

WPCC is closed Monday, May 30
for the Memorial Day Holiday

Summer classes begin Tuesday, May 31

The WPCC Library is closed this summer.

Library services are available in a temporary location on campus.

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Explore Fort San Juan

Experience Archaeology at Joara this summer through WPCC’s Continuing Education Division

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Get Your Motor Running...

Learn how to properly maintain
& use your lawn care equipment
June 2-23 • WPCC Main Campus

Make it a Summer to Remember.

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The Blue & The Gray

Tour famous Civil War battlefields
with WPCC Continuing Education
this summer.

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Congratulations Class of 2016

Enjoy photos from graduation
courtesy of the
Morganton News-Herald

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If I Had A Hammer...

Sign Up For Blacksmithing – Elemental Forging
May 31-July 28 • WPCC Main Campus

Make it a Summer to Remember.

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Success at WPCC

Graduate Remembers
Positive Experiences

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Making Movies...

Discover how independent movies are made
with a Hollywood filmmaker in Filmmaking 101
July 11-27 • WPCC Main Campus

Make it a Summer to Remember.

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How Are We Doing?

What are we doing well? How can we improve?

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Why Choose WPCC?

Here are 5 reasons to make
WPCC your college destination

Receive Help

You get personal attention and support at WPCC

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Build Your Skills

Get access to the technology
and tools to be a success

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Learn When It Fits

Class options that fit your schedule
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Get Results

Opportunities to meet your goals

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Have Fun & Make A Difference

Events, student clubs and a beautiful campus
provide you opportunities to grow

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In the News…

May Small Business Center Classes

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Artist Found Her Passion
at WPCC

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Business Graduate Remembers
Positive Experiences

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WPCC Interpreting students recently collaborated with the NC School for the Deaf at the Special Olympics hosted by North Liberty School in Morganton, NC. The Special Olympics event is held annually with a large number of enthusiastic participants and volunteers. For more information about WPCC's Interpreting Program, please contact Danette Steelman-Bridges at (828) 448-6028. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship and Linville Gorge Maps for sharing this very cool video. ... See MoreSee Less

GIS will play a critical role as we take a responsible look in coming years at the Linville Gorge trail system and consider what changes could be made. Hill slope is a critical element in trail design, and this video gives a quick (and overly dramatic) tour of a 3-D map highlighting steepness of terrain. By the way, this map can be savored in detail using the LGMAPS Collection for Google Earth. www.lgmaps.org/?page_id=12

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Enroll today in a Computer Networking class this summer at WPCC! This class will teach you a variety of computer skills, such as configuring a wireless router and covering IP addressing, subnetting, firewall setup, and international standards. This course will be offered MWF from 1-2:50PM. For more information, contact Greg Buchanan at 828-448-3560. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Book Cellar will be closed for business tomorrow, Wednesday, May 18 to make a major software conversion, including updating our credit card devices for new compliance standards. ... See MoreSee Less

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WPCC Interpreting students recently collaborated with the NC School for the Deaf and Dental Hygiene students from Catawba Valley Community College for a dental cleaning event. For more information about WPCC's Interpreting Program, please contact Danette Steelman-Bridges at (828) 448-6028. ... See MoreSee Less

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Click or tap the page image above to see photos from the Fall Scholarship Reception, student shots around campus, and more!

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:

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Satisfaction

WPCC students are satisfied with instruction in their major program.

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Support

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

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Certification

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