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Register By 5/15 To Learn “Spanish in the Workplace”

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) continuing education department will offer the class “Spanish in the Workplace” on Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 19 through June 25 at the Foothills Higher Education Center (FHEC) at 2128 South Sterling Street. The course, designed for students who desire to learn the Spanish language for everyday […]

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Dr. Bobbie G. Cox: WPCC Gave Me A Thirst for Knowledge

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Morganton, NC— Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) graduate Dr. Bobbie G. Cox’s road to doctoral degree success began when she took a few general courses at WPCC after high school and during her employment with the Morganton Police Department (MPD). Bobbie quickly found the law interesting and decided to take even more classes. With educational […]

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Nominate Now for 2015 Outstanding Staff Member

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In 1991, the Western Piedmont Foundation, Inc. established an Outstanding Staff Member Award to annually recognize the dedication and superior contribution to the College by a full-time staff member. The nomination letter should include specific reasons why you think your nominee qualifies for the award and provide information to support your choice of a nominee. The committee will […]

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Former President Dr. Jim Burnett Honored with Building Naming

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) recently honored Jim W. Burnett (standing), who retired as College president in July 2014, by renaming the “Health Science Building” to “Jim W. Burnett Hall” in recognition of his quality leadership and 41 years of service to the College. A recent ceremony to unveil the building’s new […]

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Volunteering! WPCC Students Support NCSD Students

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) students from the Interpreter Education and Dental Assisting programs recently gave of their time at a Dental Health presentation for North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD) students. NCSD students were instructed on the benefits of good oral hygiene. WPCC students volunteering included (front, l-r) Theresa Bryant, […]

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Interpreting Ed Instructor Receives NCSD Award

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) American Sign Language adjunct instructor Jaime Marshall-Staley recently received the “North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD)  Imprint Award: 21st Century Deaf Culture Achievement Award” for her accomplishments. Ms. Marshall-Staley received Western Piedmont Community College’s 2014 Adjunct Instructor Excellence in Teaching Award. WPCC offers an Associate in […]

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Academic Success Center Semester Break Hours

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The College’s Academic Success Center will be open limited days and hours for various services during the semester break. The schedule is as follows:   Thursday, May 14, 9 am – 1 pm, the ASC is open for college test prep and testing. Tests will not be given out 2 hours prior to closing time. […]

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See ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Free on April 28-30 & May 2!

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Drama Department invites the public to attend its free production of Alice in Wonderland in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the famous and popular work by Lewis Carroll. Performances will be presented on Tuesday, April 28; Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. each […]

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Spring Plant Sale Is April 28 – April 30!

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Morganton – Come celebrate the upcoming gardening season at Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Spring Plant Sale on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, April 28 – 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Rostan Horticulture Center and Greenhouses on the College campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. A wide range of heirloom and specialty vegetables […]

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Club Fundraiser on 4/22 Aims to Raise Awareness

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will be the site of the second annual fundraiser, “Raise Bowls and Rock and Roll,” on Wednesday, April 22 from 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The free music event, hosted by the WPCC Students for Christ Club, is geared to raising awareness of hunger and domestic violence […]

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