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High School Students! CCP Registration is Nov. 20

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) announces that registration for the Career & College Promise (CCP) program will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Hildebrand Hall on the college campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. The deadline for applications to the CCP program is Thursday, Nov. 13. CCP […]

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ASL Club Accepting T-Shirt Orders Through 11/5!

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The American Sign Language Club is now accepting pre-orders for t-shirts.   The short sleeve shirts come in adult sizes and are black in color with white/blue lettering.   Cost is $12 each. The deadline to pre-order (with payment) is Wednesday, Nov 5. Contact Dara Fox at or Emily Hayworth at

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High School Completion Orientations Held Nov. 3-6

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Morganton, NC –WPCC will offer day and evening orientation sessions for area adults wishing to complete high school. College and Career Readiness Orientation for Day Classes will be Monday, Nov. 3 through Thursday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day in Room K-220 at the K Building in the Jim A. Richardson […]

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Register by 11/6 for ServSafe Class!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s continuing education department will be offering a Managerial ServSafe® class in response to recent changes in state environmental health laws.   A 10-hour Managerial ServSafe® class will be offered from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10 with a one-hour break for lunch. Registration fee for the […]

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Hear Experts Speak On ‘The Living Earth’ Nov. 3, 4 & 6


Morganton, NC–Western Piedmont Community College will host the 2014 Fall Speakers Forum/Ervin Constitutional Issues Program from Nov. 3 through Nov. 6. During this week, nationally and regionally known experts will visit WPCC to speak on this year’s topic “The Living Earth: Our Inheritance and Our Legacy.” All presentations are free, open to the public and […]

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100% of Full-Time Employees Give to College

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Morganton, NC –For the first time in the College’s 50 year history, 100 percent of full-time employees at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) gave to the Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF) during the employee giving portion of the Foundation’s Annual Giving Campaign, Charting the Journey. “Western Piedmont is known for its caring and supportive student environment,” […]

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Duke Energy Awards $184,000 to WPCC

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MORGANTON, N.C. – Duke Energy and Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) recently announced a $184,000 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will be used to meet the critical need of Mechatronics technicians as expressed by local industry, Burke County Public Schools, and economic development authorities by expanding and modernizing the Industrial Systems Technology […]

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Learn to Grow Your Biz with Free Fall Classes!

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Small Business Center (SBC) is an accessible, valuable community resource for individuals who are beginning a new business venture, expanding an existing business, or need help with a business plan. The SBC, whose help is provided at no direct cost to its clients, is designed to help businesses […]

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