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Continental Offers Scholarships to WPCC Students

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Morganton, NC – In an effort to develop local talent for good paying jobs as Maintenance Technicians, Continental’s Morganton Automotive Plant has partnered with Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) to establish the Continental Maintenance Technician Scholarship. Offered through the Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF), scholarships will be provided to students pursuing Associate in Applied Science degrees […]

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Molded Fiber Glass Donates Generous Gift of Robot to College

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF) recently received the donation of an industrial robot from Molded Fiber Glass of Morganton. The robot will be part of the education and training offered at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) in its curriculum programs including Electrical Engineering, Industrial Systems Technology and Computer-Integrating Machining Technology. In addition, the […]

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Sign Up Now! Customer Svc Excellence Certification Program Starts 8/28

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s continuing education department will offer a Customer Service Excellence Certification program for retail, restaurant and hospitality management this fall. Orientation for the program will be on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Foothills Higher Education Center at 2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton. Classes will be offered […]

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Build Your Business With Free 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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FAFSA Help Is Available on Fridays!

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If you need help filling out and completing the FAFSA, your WPCC Financial Aid Staff will provide assistance to students on the following dates and times in Hildebrand Hall (no appointment is needed):   Date Time Location Friday, August 8 2:30 – 4:00 PM Hildebrand Hall 124 Friday, August 29 2:30 – 4:00 PM Hildebrand […]

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Deborah S. Hart Named 2014 Alumnus of Year

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Morganton, NC – Each year, Western Piedmont Foundation recognizes an Alumnus who has given unselfishly of his or her time and talents to advance the mission and goals of Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) and the local community.Deborah S. Hart, (center) recently received the College’s 2014 Alumnus of the Year award from Ron Martin, Trustee […]

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Austin Golding: Future Educator and Role Model

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Morganton, NC—To look at this handsome young graduate, you’d never guess that his childhood had its share of challenges. Austin Golding, who received his Associate in Arts degree in May 2014 from Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC), encountered medical roadblocks as a premature infant that could have affected his life’s accomplishments if he had allowed […]

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