WPCC Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 28

Remembering Those Who Gave
The Ultimate Sacrifice

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WPCC wishes you the best
in your future plans.

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In The News…

Here is the latest on programs, students, events, people, and services from WPCC:

Raku Box

In this class, students will explore the traditional art of Japanese Raku firing.  Using slab techniques, students will design a variety of clay boxes.  Students will have the opportunity to assist in firing a Raku kiln and experience remarkable surface...

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Ceramic Wind Chimes

Course Dates: 5/31/18 - 6/21/18, Thursdays Cost: $75 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm WPCC Rostan 1 Class Section Number:  55226 Wind chimes are one of the world’s first musical instruments and in this class, students will learn the basics of clay by exploring...

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Introduction to Blacksmithing

Dates: 6/22 - 6/24/2018 6/22 - Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6/23 - Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (one hour for lunch 12 - 1) 6/23 - Saturday 1:00 - 4:00 pm 6/24 - Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Cost: $125 Location: C110 Section: 55243 Limit Class Size to 8...

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Meritor Supports WPCC Advanced Manufacturing Day

May 25, 2018 – Employees of Meritor in Morganton, N.C. recently presented the Western Piedmont Community Foundation with a check to support Western Piedmont Community College’s 2018 Advanced Manufacturing Day.  The event hosted more than 400 11th and 12th...

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WPCC is a Family Affair for WPCC Alum

May 15, 2018 - Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) is a family tradition for WPCC alum Jamie Griffin, a graphic designer with Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge. Griffin met his wife Cindy, of 25 years, in the WPCC cafeteria as they were working...

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Workforce Development & Continuing Education

WPCC offers a variety of classes for professional training along with personal advancement and enjoyment both in seated classes and online through ed2go. These classes are designed to accommodate busy lifestyles and provide opportunities to quickly get skills or explore interests.

Upcoming courses are listed to the right. Click or tap on a class name for a description and to register online.

Upcoming Classes

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Top 5 Reasons To Choose WPCC

Why Choose WPCC?

Here are 5 reasons to make WPCC your college destination

Receive Help

You get personal attention and support at WPCC

Build Your Skills

Get access to the technology and tools to be a success

Learn When It Fits

Class options that fit your schedule

Get Results

Opportunities to meet your goals

Have Fun & Make A Difference

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

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:



Percentage of students who would
recommend WPCC to family & friends



Percent of full-time employees who gave to WPCC’s 2017-18 Annual Giving Campaign.



The Medical Laboratory Technology program
has boasted a 100% pass rate on the
national certification exam
for the last three years.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Western Piedmont Community College, as an Equal Opportunity Institution, complies with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, ethnic origin, association, or disability. It is the policy of Western Piedmont Community College that no person shall be discriminated against in employment, admissions, or educational activities. The College will provide reasonable accommodations, modifications or adjustments through the use of nondiscriminatory policies and procedures for persons with qualifying disabilities. Inquiries concerning Federal Title IX, Section 504, and related laws may be addressed to the Director of Human Resources, 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655 or telephone 828.448.3500.

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