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 2 through Saturday, April 6, 2013.
The April 2013 trip will incorporate the curriculum classes Art 289 E31 Museum Study, Humanities 120 E31 Cultural Studies, and Drama 111 E31 Theater Appreciation as well as the Continuing Education cultural enrichment course “Exploring The Big Apple.”
To register for the Continuing Education course, members of the public can visit www.wpcc.edu, select “Continuing Education” and click the link “Online Registration Form.” Course title is “Exploring the Big Apple-CSP 4000-21” and section number is 34231. Registration for the Continuing Education course is also accepted in person from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Hildebrand Hall, Room 102-A on WPCC’s main campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. The last day for registration for the Continuing Education class is Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. The registration fee for the Continuing Education course is $100. Participants in the cultural enrichment course will have the option to select two activities to attend from the three curriculum courses.
The approximate cost for the trip is $700 with a $50 nonrefundable deposit due at the first class meeting on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Mandatory on-campus meetings for all of the course section students will be held from 7 to 8:20 p.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 10, Feb. 14 and March 28, 2013.
To learn more about the trip and the courses being offered, please contact Mark Poteat at 828/448-3538.
Trips to New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Chicago have been a part of the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Art Department at WPCC for more than 25 years. These courses were first implemented and led by the late Raymond Goodfellow, dean and vice president of Academic Affairs, during his tenure as coordinator of the Art Department. Shown is a photo from the College's 2011 New York trip.
Western Piedmont Community College enrolls approximately 4,000 students annually in pursuit of college transfer degrees, two year associate degrees and diplomas. More than 10,000 students enroll each year in continuing education courses for professional development and personal enrichment. The College also provides programs for high school completion. Western Piedmont received recognition for Exceptional Institutional Performance based on standards established by the North Carolina General Assembly.
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