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Fall Registration is Thursday, Aug. 14


Morganton, NC – Registration for Fall semester classes at Western Piedmont Community College will be held on Thursday, Aug. 14 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. on the college campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue in Morganton. Students may also register for Fall classes on campus on Friday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

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Western Piedmont Announces New President

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Morganton, NC – The Western Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael S. Helmick, president of Rockingham Community College, has been selected to succeed Dr. Jim Burnett as the sixth president of Western Piedmont Community College. This past November, Burnett announced his retirement effective July 31, 2014 after more […]

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Frost Receives Annual Excellence In Teaching Award

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Morganton, NC – Each year, Western Piedmont Foundation honors a member of Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) full-time curriculum faculty, nominated by his or her own peers and students, for dedication to the teaching profession. Selection criteria recognize extraordinary efforts as a teacher; service to the profession, the College and the community; involvement with present […]

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College Celebrates Spring Graduation Ceremonies

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 Morganton– Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) celebrated its Spring 2014 graduates with two graduation ceremonies on recently at the City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium (CoMMA). WPCC President Dr. Jim Burnett presided over the ceremonies in which a total of 237 graduates participated of the more than 400 students earning a degree, diploma or certificate and […]

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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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Financial Aid Staff Offers FAFSA Fridays Through Aug. 1

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If you need help filling out and completing the FAFSA, WPCC’s Financial Aid Staff will provide assistance to students on following dates and times in Hildebrand Hall (no appointment is needed): Date                   Time                    Location Friday, May 9      2:30 – 4:00 p.m.  Hildebrand Hall 124 Friday, May 16    2:30 – 4:00 p.m.  Hildebrand Hall 124 Friday, […]

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