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Fall 2014 Completers: Petitions Due Friday, July 25

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Attention: FALL 2014 COMPLETERS   If you have not petitioned for Fall Completion, the Due Date for an early review is Friday, July 25, 2014. *     Pick up graduation petitions in Student Services. *     Meet with your advisor. *     Return petitions on or before July 25, 2014 to the Records Office, Hildebrand Hall, Room 111. […]

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College Announces 2014 Medical Assisting Graduates

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College announces the recent graduation of thirteen students from its Medical Assisting program. Students from the Class of 2014 receiving the Associate in Applied Science degrees in Medical Assisting were Holly Beane, Patricia Brogley, Tara Broyhill, Connie Clark, Nicole Coy, Megan Earwood, Brooklynn Ellis, Tanni England, Whitney Robinson, Lindsay […]

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Tour Battlefields of NC In August!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) invites area adults to register for some summer adventure through a continuing education session that is sure to satisfy the history buff! In August, participants can learn about the civil war in the classroom and through a field trip to North Carolina battlefields. Attendees will receive 12 […]

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Western Piedmont Announces New President

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Morganton, NC – The Western Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael S. Helmick, president of Rockingham Community College, has been selected to succeed Dr. Jim Burnett as the sixth president of Western Piedmont Community College. This past November, Burnett announced his retirement effective July 31, 2014 after more […]

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Nurse Aide I Refresher Course Offered

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will offer a Nurse Aide I Refresher course at the College’s Foothills Higher Education Center (FHEC), located at 2128 South Sterling Street, in Morganton. This class, designed to assist those Nurse Aides who have been on the NC Nurse Aide Registry but whose certification and listing have […]

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Frost Receives Annual Excellence In Teaching Award

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Morganton, NC – Each year, Western Piedmont Foundation honors a member of Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) full-time curriculum faculty, nominated by his or her own peers and students, for dedication to the teaching profession. Selection criteria recognize extraordinary efforts as a teacher; service to the profession, the College and the community; involvement with present […]

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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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