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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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WPCC Students Volunteer at Local Event

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Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Interpreting Education students recently volunteered at the North Carolina School for the Deaf Foundation’s fundraiser for the NC Senior Deaf & Blind Community project.    WPCC student volunteers were (l to r) Richard Hogan, Britt Peidl-Murphy, Emily Hayworth, Danielle Tancora, Dara Fox. Volunteers Rema Lambert & Areli Sabillon are not shown. […]

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Academic Success Center Offers E-Tutoring!

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If you need help in math, reading, or writing but can’t make it to the Academic Success Center, we are now offering E-Tutoring!   E-tutoring Information and Hours: Tuesday and Thursday (2 p.m. until 4 p.m. AND 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.): math, reading, and writing   Please select Academic Success Center for more information. […]

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Academic Success Center’s Fall Semester Hours

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The Academic Success Center will be operating on the following schedule: Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.   Tutoring Information and Hours: Monday through Friday (10 a.m. until 2 p.m.): reading, writing, math, and computer tutors Monday through Thursday (5 p.m. until 8 p.m.): reading, writing, and […]

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We’re Here to Help You Find Your Way!

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What: Find(ing) Your Way…Student Success Workshops These “Find Your Way” Workshops are designed to provide you valuable information and services that will help you pursue and achieve your academic goals.  Workshops will be offered every Friday at 1 p.m. in Hildebrand Hall, Room 127 and will last approximately one hour.  To sign up, visit the Advising Center […]

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Brian Vandergraff Received Product Inspiration From Hunting

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Morganton, NC—Who would have ever guessed that time spent sitting in a tree can change your life? But believe it or not, that is how one Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) graduate experienced a fortuitous flash of inspiration. For Brian Vandergraff, that afternoon just seemed like a great opportunity to go hunting. At that time […]

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