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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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Free Classes Geared to Growing Your Business!

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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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Find Your Way to Student Success Each Friday!

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What: Find(ing) Your Way…Topical Mini-Sessions _Student Success Series_Spring 2015 A series of scheduled workshop sessions are being offered to help you Find Your Way at WPCC this semester. These “Find Your Way” Workshops are designed to provide you valuable information and services that will help you pursue and achieve your academic goals. Workshops will be […]

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Dean Lee Kiser Honored By State Organization


Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Dean of Workforce & Professional Development Lee Kiser was awarded recently as 2014 Educator of the Year by the NC Waterworks Operators Association (NCWOA). Kiser was recognized for his devotion, leadership and dedication to the Association in the teaching of the NC Waterworks operators. Kiser (right) was […]

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Congrats to Fall 2014 BLET Graduates!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Academy held a fall graduation ceremony recently that followed 17 weeks of rigorous student training. Shown (front row, l-r) are Casey Slate, Jennifer Gonzales, John Hood II, Austin Ayala, Spencer Marks, Nathan Keller; (second row, l-r) Ryan Hatch, Brad Haynes, Daniel Ramsey, Jordan […]

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WPCC Offers Free Tax Assistance

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A free tax service, for qualified taxpayers, will be offered at Western Piedmont Community College from Jan. 26 through March 16. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, please contact Tonya Coates at 448-6058. Individuals must meet the following requirements to receive this service: (1) Need a basic 2014 return prepared (no self-employment income), (2) […]

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College Interpreting Ed Students Volunteer!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Interpreting Education students recently volunteered at a holiday event hosted by the Department of Health and Human Services Morganton Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. Participating students were (l-r) Belle George, Richard Hogan, Emily Hayworth, Brittney Peidl-Murphy, Chrystal Mallory, David Yarbrough, Drew Thompkins, and Kellie […]

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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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