Kiana Inspires Others, Overcomes Stereotypes

Kiana Inspires Others, Overcomes Stereotypes

Morganton, NC— For many on the Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) campus, Kiana Harlan is a source of daily inspiration. She is a familiar figure on campus for her big smile and sense of determination. While she may appear to be like every other student on...
Sign Up Now! Civil War Tours in June & July

Sign Up Now! Civil War Tours in June & July

Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Workforce & Professional Development division is pleased to invite area adults to register for some summer adventure through two continuing education Civil War Tours that are sure to satisfy the history...
Rhia M. Crawford Joins WPCC As Academic Affairs VP

Rhia M. Crawford Joins WPCC As Academic Affairs VP

Morganton, NC— Rhia M. Crawford will join the faculty and staff of Western Piedmont Community College as Vice President for Academic Affairs around July 1, 2015. Ms. Crawford most recently served as Vice President of Instruction and Student Development at Mayland...
WPCC Foundation Thanks Golf Sponsors

WPCC Foundation Thanks Golf Sponsors

MORGANTON—Western Piedmont Foundation’s 31st Annual Golf Classic, made possible by Caterpillar in Morganton, was recently held at Mimosa Hills Country Club. A record number of golfers attended the event to raise funding for community and professional development...
Apply NOW! Summer Registration is May 27

Apply NOW! Summer Registration is May 27

Morganton, NC –Registration for Summer 2015 classes at Western Piedmont Community College will be on Wednesday, May 27 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Each student will meet with an advisor to develop a schedule and to register. Returning students may choose to register...
Register By 6/2: Customer Service Program!

Register By 6/2: Customer Service Program!

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 Tuesday, May 19 at...
College Celebrates Spring BLET Graduates

College Celebrates Spring BLET Graduates

Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Academy held a spring graduation ceremony recently that followed 17 weeks of rigorous student training. Shown are (front l-r), Shekina Lockwood, Caleb Greene, Chuck Lee,...
College Supports Burke Hospice with Gift

College Supports Burke Hospice with Gift

Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) raised $1,300 at its recent Hoops for Hospice event to benefit Burke Hospice and Palliative Care. The proceeds from the College’s 2015 fundraiser will provide support to Camp Dragonfly, a grief-counseling camp...
See Free Pottery Demo on Wednesday, May 6

See Free Pottery Demo on Wednesday, May 6

Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will host a pottery demonstration by western North Carolina potter Jon Arsenault where he will demonstrate wheel-throwing and decorating techniques as well as discuss his personal experiences as a studio...