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Enjoy Free Art Exhibition & Reception on Thursday, March 12

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) invites the public to attend a free opening reception for an art exhibition of works by Frances Hairfield called “Contemplating 17 Unlikely Portraits – Embracing Diversity in a Small Town” on Thursday, March 12 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Phifer Learning Resource Center’s Goodfellow Gallery […]

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Submit Excellence in Teaching Nominations Now!

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Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations are now being requested for Western Piedmont Community College’s 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award. This distinguished award, initiated in 1986, recognizes a full-time faculty member who demonstrates the highest standards of instruction. The award winner will receive a $1,000 cash award, plaque, and medallion. The nomination deadline is Tuesday, March […]

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Apply for Summer Classes By May 1!

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Morganton, NC –New students planning to attend Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) this Summer are encouraged to submit an admission application by Friday, May 1. “Applying by this date will better ensure that new students complete placement testing and the financial aid process so they can start classes on time this Summer,” said Susan Williams, […]

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Our Summer Classes Can Benefit University Students!

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Morganton, NC— Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) is perhaps best known by Burke County residents as a great place to complete a diploma, a certificate or a college transfer degree. But to local university students home for the summer, WPCC affords the convenience and affordability of acquiring extra college credits to transfer to their four-year […]

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FAFSA Help Available Each Friday Through 5/8!

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Need help filling out and completing the FAFSA? The WPCC Financial Aid Staff will provide assistance to students on following dates and times in Hildebrand Hall (no appointment is needed): Date                            Time                            Location Friday, March 6          2:30 – 4:00 p.m.         Hildebrand Hall 124 Friday, March 13        2:30 – 4:00 p.m.         Hildebrand […]

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Grow Your Biz: Free Classes in March, April!

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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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College Seeks Alumnus Award Nominations

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) welcomes nominations from the community for the 2015 Outstanding Alumnus Award to be presented at the College’s spring graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 20. Made possible by the Western Piedmont Foundation, the award is an honor that provides recognition for exceptional achievement by former WPCC students and graduates. […]

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