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Draughn Senior: Tuition-Waived CCP Classes Appeal to Me!

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Morganton, NC— Draughn High School senior Scarlett Wall wants the most that her high school years can offer. “Taking a traditional set of courses was not the best fit for me,” Scarlett explained. “The ability to gain college credits for transfer to a higher education institution appealed to me. I wanted something challenging to help […]

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Apply By Feb. 24! Customer Service Excellence Certification

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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 spring. Orientation for the program will be on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Foothills Higher Education Center at 2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton. Classes will be offered […]

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Director Completes MESH Certification

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Director of Customized Training & Development Nick Saturno was recently notified by the Board of Directors of the Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health (MESH) Program of his successful completion of program requirements and has earned the MESH certificate. MESH is a certificate series sponsored by NC […]

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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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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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