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Sign Up For Clay, Woodworking Classes By 9/29!


Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) offers two opportunities for members of the community to learning about professional crafts. WPCC will host western North Carolina clay sculptor Jenny Mastin as she teaches Introduction to Hand-building Clay from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 2 through Oct. 21. This sculpture class, held […]

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Dr. Jim Burnett Awarded President Emeritus Status

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) recently presented Emeritus President status to former president Dr. Jim Burnett to honor his 41 years of service to WPCC including the last eight years as the College’s president. Emeritus Status is an honorary designation for retired persons who have rendered exemplary service to the College as […]

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TEAS Info for Potential Nursing Students!

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TEAS Registration for Potential Nursing Students Western Piedmont Community College is offering the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) for potential nursing students. Successful completion of the TEAS is required for consideration into the 2015 Nursing Program. For a complete list of program requirements, select Requirements. To register for the TEAS, select TEAS Registration.

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Witness A Revolutionary Weekend on Sept. 27 & 28!

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A Revolutionary Weekend Join the Historic Burke Foundation and WPCC students as we commemorate the Overmountain Men and their 1780 march to the Battle of Kings Mountain. Saturday, September 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Old Burke County Courthouse Grounds (102 East Union Street, Morganton, NC) Tours of the Old Burke County Courthouse Revolutionary War-Era […]

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Public Invited to Free Concert Wednesday, Sept. 17

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Morganton, NC – The Tetra Quartet, a featured quartet with the Western Piedmont Symphony, will perform a concert at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Leviton Auditorium located in Moore Hall on the College campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. The concert is free and open to the public. […]

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College Foundation Inducts New President

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF) Board Director Susan Pollpeter (left) was recently inducted as the incoming WPF President.  Also recognized by WPF Board of Directors, Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Board of Trustees, WPCC President Dr. Michael Helmick and senior college administration was outgoing WPF President, Bill Lennon (right). Pollpeter joined the WPF […]

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Summer 2014 Honors Lists Announced!

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Morganton– Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Dean of Student Services Susan Williams released a Summer 2014 President’s List of four students, and a Dean’s List of 161 students. Western Piedmont Community College would like to commend these students for their academic achievement. Students who enroll in at least 12 SHC on which grade points may […]

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Sustainable Agriculture Students Bring Home Awards!

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Sustainable Agriculture program announced wins by their students in the Horticulture and Field Crops category at the 2014 Burke County Fair. Students from the Spring Organic Crop Production, Fruit and Vegetable Production, Horticultural Speciality Crops, and Fall Organic Crop Production classes planted their produce in Spring and Summer […]

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College Invites Public to Reception to Welcome New President

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) invites the public to a reception to welcome Dr. Michael S. Helmick, WPCC’s new president, to the College and the community. The reception will be held on the College campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue in the Phifer Learning Resources Center, room 120, from 2 to 4 p.m. […]

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WPCC Offers GED Prep Session in September

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) offers morning and evening preparation for the Adult High School and GED® tests. Whether a student is interested in seated or online classes, a free four-day orientation session will be offered on Monday, Sept. 8 through Thursday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for morning […]

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