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WPCC’s Toni Nadeau Finds Building Blocks to Success

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Morganton, NC—Toni Nadeau wanted a degree. After moving to Morganton from Connecticut with her family in 1996, she knew in just a few short years that her lack of a degree stood in the way of her professional success. So at the age of 29, Toni set her sights on an Office Systems Technology degree […]

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Continental Offers Scholarships to WPCC Students

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Morganton, NC – In an effort to develop local talent for good paying jobs as Maintenance Technicians, Continental’s Morganton Automotive Plant has partnered with Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) to establish the Continental Maintenance Technician Scholarship. Offered through the Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF), scholarships will be provided to students pursuing Associate in Applied Science degrees […]

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Honors Lists for Spring Semester Announced

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Morganton–Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Dean of Student Services Susan Williams released a Spring 2014 President’s List of 142 students, and a Dean’s List of 458 students. WPCC would like to commend these students for their academic achievement. Students who enroll in at least 12 SHC on which grade points may be computed, and who […]

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Summer Tutor Hours in the Academic Success Center!

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The Statistics/Chemistry/Physics Tutor will be available each week for the remainder of the Summer 2014 semester during the following times: Mondays: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Burke Middle College Students Will Benefit from Text Book Grant

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Burke County to purchase college text books for the Burke Middle College (BMC) Lending Library. Western Piedmont Community College partners with Burke County Public Schools to offer Burke Middle College (BMC), a two-year program that annually provides […]

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Stormwater Control Workshop for Landowners Is June 21


A free, public workshop on stormwater best management practices (BMP) for landowners, developers, and educators is being held at Western Piedmont Community College on Saturday June 21st. The Hunting Creek Partners, a group of environmental stakeholders based out of Burke County, received a Water Quality 319 grant from the North Carolina Division of Water Resources […]

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Attention Current Students! Early Fall Advising & Early Registration Info

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EARLY ADVISING, Monday, July 7-Friday, July 11 Early Advising will take place in the Advising Center in Hildebrand Hall. Appointments ARE NOT necessary. You will be advised by a representative from the division that houses your program of study. Advisors will be available as follows: Science, Engineering and Mathematics Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. […]

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Fall Semester Application Due Date is Monday, July 14


Morganton, NC –New students planning to attend Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) this fall should have admission and financial aid applications, official transcripts, and placement test scores submitted by Monday, July 14. “Applying by July 14 will ensure that new students receive an invitation to take part in an exclusive VIP Registration opportunity,” said Susan […]

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Improve Your Computer Skills with Summer Classes!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) continuing education department will offer a variety of computer classes at the Foothills Higher Education Center at 2028 S. Sterling Street. “Introduction to Excel 2010” will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. from June 23 through July 16 in FHEC room 122. […]

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New Grad Maricsa H. Vasquez: ‘I Can Do It!’

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Morganton, NC—As soon as you meet new nursing graduate Maricsa Hernandez Vasquez, you are impressed by her joyful demeanor. She bubbles with enthusiasm about recently receiving her diploma and radiates with excitement at beginning her career as a registered nurse. Maricsa is an exceptional example of the “I can do it!” attitude. Looking back a […]

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