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Customer Service Excellence Certification Program Starts 8/28

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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 fall. Orientation for the program will be on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Foothills Higher Education Center at 2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton. Classes will be offered […]

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Build Your Business With Free Classes!

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Small Business Center (SBC) is an accessible, valuable community resource for individuals who are beginning a new business venture, expanding an existing business, or need help with a business plan. The SBC, whose help is provided at no direct cost to its clients, is designed to help businesses […]

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Sign Up for Get REAL Classes for Fall!


Sign Up for Fall Classes to Help You The following two courses are designated Get REAL courses for the Fall 2014 semester: CIS 110-01 PSY 150-31 If CIS 110 or PSY 150 is required in your program, consider registering for a Get REAL section. Please feel free to ask your advisor for more information about […]

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Plan Now For Fun Fall Personal Enrichment Classes

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) continuing education department will offer a variety of personal enrichment classes this fall at the Foothills Higher Education Center (FHEC) at 2028 S. Sterling Street. “Photoshop Elements” will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. from Sept. 3 through Sept. 29in FHEC room […]

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Final Petition Deadline for Fall Completers Is Monday, Sept. 15


The final petition deadline for Fall Completion is Monday, September 15.   *     Pick up graduation petitions in Student Services. *     Meet with your advisor. *     Return petitions on or before September 15, 2014 to the Records Office, Hildebrand Hall, Room 111. Documentation used by the advisor must be attached to the petition. *     A […]

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Check Out Variety of Free Business Courses!

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HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative […]

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Your Book Cellar Hours for Fall Registration!

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The WPCC Book Cellar will be open the following hours during Fall 2014 Registration. Thursday, August 14                                                    8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2:30 – 7 p.m. Friday, August 15                                                         8 a.m. – 1 p.m.                                             Monday through Thursday, August 18-21                 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2:30 – 7 p.m. Friday, August 22                                                         […]

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FAFSA Help Is Available on Fridays!

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If you need help filling out and completing the FAFSA, your WPCC Financial Aid Staff will provide assistance to students on the following dates and times in Hildebrand Hall (no appointment is needed):   Date Time Location Friday, August 8 2:30 – 4:00 PM Hildebrand Hall 124 Friday, August 29 2:30 – 4:00 PM Hildebrand […]

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Deborah S. Hart Named 2014 Alumnus of Year

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Morganton, NC – Each year, Western Piedmont Foundation recognizes an Alumnus who has given unselfishly of his or her time and talents to advance the mission and goals of Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) and the local community.Deborah S. Hart, (center) recently received the College’s 2014 Alumnus of the Year award from Ron Martin, Trustee […]

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Austin Golding: Future Educator and Role Model

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Morganton, NC—To look at this handsome young graduate, you’d never guess that his childhood had its share of challenges. Austin Golding, who received his Associate in Arts degree in May 2014 from Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC), encountered medical roadblocks as a premature infant that could have affected his life’s accomplishments if he had allowed […]

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