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College Courses Include Spring Break in New York!

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Morganton – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences in conjunction with the College’s Continuing Education division are offering a series of courses that will include a trip to New York City from Tuesday, April 7 through Saturday, April 11, 2015. Shown are students from the 2012 New York trip along […]

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College Coordinator & Her Pottery Featured in Book!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Professional Crafts Program Coordinator Courtney Long is a featured artist in John Britt’s new book, “A Complete Guide to Midrange Glazes.” Britt seeks to demystify the midrange pottery process by covering a range of topics including mixing, application, specific firing and cooling cycles, and all the factors […]

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Local Law Enforcement Officers Investigate Mock Crime Scenes

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Law Enforcement Training Center recently hosted Basic Homicide Investigation Training on the College campus. Offered by Southeastern Investigative Group, the five-day course included two days of classroom instruction followed by three days of hands-on training. Six different mock crime scenes allowed law enforcement officers from Lenoir Police Department […]

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College Celebrates Golden Leaf Scholarship Recipients

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) recognizes and celebrates its students who receive Golden LEAF Scholarships from the North Carolina Community College System each semester. In the Fall 2014 semester, eight students in curriculum study and one student in occupational education were awarded including (l-r) Donna Grethen, Hannah Isenhour Webb, Tabitha L. Phillips and […]

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Now through Dec. 31: Limited Time GED Offer!

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Did you know that 95% of people who score Green on the GED Ready practice test go on to pass the official test? You could be one of those people! For a limited time, if you score green on GED Ready, and don’t pass the official test, we will pay for you to retake the GED […]

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College Honors Former President with Building Naming

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Trustees recently passed a resolution to rename the “Health Science Building” to “Jim W. Burnett Hall” in recognition of the former president’s quality leadership and 41 years of service to the College. “Dr. Burnett led Western Piedmont in an exemplary manner, providing unselfish service and exhibiting an […]

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Annual Campaign Launches to Support Students

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Morganton–Established in 1967 as one of the first fund-raising organizations within the North Carolina Community College System, the Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF) is launching the community portion of its Annual Giving Campaign this week. This year’s theme, Charting the Journey, is focused on raising funds to support student scholarships, professional and community development, and WPCC’s […]

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