Student Art Exhibition Winners Named

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Morganton, NC –  Western Piedmont Community College recently hosted the opening of the fifth annual Raymond B. Goodfellow Student Art Exhibition.  Among the seven award winners are (front, l-r) Amber Vue for the Foundations award; April Barrier for the Mr. Carmen Panaro Photography Award; Robin Fry for the Digital Art Award, and Mason Bangheart for […]

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Dean Lee Kiser Named to NCCCS Leadership Committee

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Dean of Workforce and Professional Development Lee Kiser was recently named as an at large member of the North Carolina Community College System’s (NCCCS) Workforce Development Leadership Committee.  Consisting of 12 senior Continuing Education officers from across the state, the leadership committee represents all 58 of North […]

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Interpreting Education Students Serve Community


Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Interpreting Education student Linda Bohm recently volunteered as a sign language student interpreter at an area health fair.       Also, WPCC interpreting students presented the “Star-spangled Banner” in American Sign Language at the recent “Hoops for Hospice” fundraising event sponsored by the College.  Students from […]

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Save $$ By Taking Couponing Class!


Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) continuing education department will offer a new personal enrichment class called Super Couponing.  Attendees will learn how to save money by using coupons as well as how to organize and store coupons.  In addition, various store coupon policies will be shared.  The Super Couponing class will be […]

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Attention: Current Students! Complete Your End of Course Surveys

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We want you to give your feedback! We encourage you to complete your End of Course evaluation surveys between Wednesday, April 16 and Tuesday, May 6. Your insight is very important as we strive to provide accessible, high-quality education that improves lives and promotes growth in our community.

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Our Dental Assisting Students Serve Community


Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Dental Assisting students use their skills to serve the community in a variety of ways.  In celebration of March as Children’s Dental Health Month, WPCC students placed dental sealants on students from The North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD).  Nine NCSD students received several free dental […]

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Congrats, Spring 14 Customer Service Excellence Certification Grads!

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) announces the graduation of 16 participants from its second Customer Service Excellence Certification program. After completing the program, designed for new or potential restaurant employees, retail sales consultants, hospitality employees, and administrators, graduates will have the knowledge to apply excellent customer service skills on the job and will […]

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Jennifer Propst, WPCC Director, Recognized by UW!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Jennifer Propst, enrollment management director, (shown right) was recently named as the Burke County United Way’s 2013-2014 Campaign Coordinator of the Year.  Ms. Propst was commended on her leadership at WPCC in successfully contributing $9,468 to the local United Way (UW). “In a time when each employee […]

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Woodworker Mark Gardner Offers Presentation On 4/18


 Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College will host western North Carolina woodworker Mark Gardner from 12 to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 18 on the campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. The workshop will begin with a formal artist presentation from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Leviton Auditorium before continuing in the College’s Professional […]

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Academic Success Center Spring Break Hours

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Academic Success Center Break Schedule The Academic Success Center (ASC) will be open Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. for make-up testing, retesting, and college prep students.  Students need to arrive at the ASC by 11 a.m. to take a make-up test or retest.   No tutors will be […]

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