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Public Invited to Resource Fair on 4/20!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) College & Career Readiness (CCR) program will be offering a Resource Fair on Monday, April 20 from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the K Building, room K-220 at the Jim A. Richardson Complex, 200 East College Drive. This free event will […]

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Join Us for Student Art Exhibition Opening 4/16

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) invites the public to attend an opening reception for the Sixth Annual Raymond B. Goodfellow Student Art Exhibition on Thursday April 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Phifer Learning Resource Center’s Goodfellow Gallery. Traditional art works, crafts, and digital media from students at WPCC will […]

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Visit Us Tuesday, April 14 for Open House!

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) is hosting its third annual Advanced Manufacturing Open House on Tuesday, April 14 in coordination with North Carolina Manufacturing Awareness Week. As a career option, Advanced Manufacturing is modern, sophisticated and uses cutting edge technology to create products used in fields such as automotive, aviation and industrial products. […]

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WPCC Partners With Gardner-Webb University

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Morganton, NC—Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) recently formed a partnership with Gardner-Webb University (GWU) that will help students complete degrees in eight programs while also providing GWU with improved facilities to offer academic and career services in the North Carolina foothills. In the agreement, WPCC provides classroom space at the Foothills Higher Education Center (FHEC) […]

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Eve Hollar: WPCC Opened Doors, Gave Me A Family of Friends

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Morganton, NC— Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) graduate Eve Hollar will attest that life has some funny ways to change even the best plans. After graduating from St. Stephens High School in Hickory in the Spring of 1978, Eve set her mind to becoming a dental hygienist. After all, her mom was a dental assistant […]

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Grow Your Biz With Free April 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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Register NOW! Summer Teen Tech Camps

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5th Annual Summer Camps Return in June & July Western Piedmont Community College invites area students ages 11 to 16 years old to participate in two summer camps at Foothills Higher Education Center. “Digital Animation Camp,” offered on June 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, and July 1, will include education on Photoshop […]

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Attention Spring 2015 Petitioners: For Your Review


SPRING GRADUATION MAY 20, 2015   STUDENTS WHO HAVE PETITIONED FOR GRADUATION IN SPRING 2015   (This publication does not guarantee graduation. Students are notified of degree completion or deficiencies by mail after individual audits are completed.) Please review carefully for spelling of name and degree information – if there are questions or changes, please […]

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Support Habitat for Humanity on Friday, April 24!

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Attention: WPCC Faculty, Staff and Students!  Here’s a great solution to your spring cleaning projects!  Get rid of unwanted household items and help others here in Burke County at the same time. The Habitat ReStore will have their truck on WPCC’s campus (parked by the loading dock/ramp area) on Friday, April 24 between 8:00 a.m. […]

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Archaeologist Gives Berry Site Update March 30

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College invites the community to a free educational presentation by noted NC archaeologist Dr. David Moore on at 10 a.m. Monday, March 30 in Leviton Auditorium on the WPCC campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. “Fort San Juan: Lost (1568) and Found (2013)” is the title of the talk he […]

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