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FAFSA Help Available Each Friday Through 5/8!

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Need help filling out and completing the FAFSA? The WPCC Financial Aid Staff will provide assistance to students on following dates and times in Hildebrand Hall (no appointment is needed): Date                            Time                            Location Friday, March 6          2:30 – 4:00 p.m.         Hildebrand Hall 124 Friday, March 13        2:30 – 4:00 p.m.         Hildebrand […]

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WPCC Basketball Team Rolls On Into Playoffs!

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A big congrats goes to our WPCC basketball team on a remarkable season that continues through the month of March! Shown are (back row l-r) Kasen Wilson, Dominic Davis, Jeron Hemphill, Jayquan Lipford, D.J. Joyner; (middle row l-r) Coach Gene Gaither, Hans Bryant, Sam Doster, Tyler Martin, Assistant Coach David Doster, and (front row l-r) […]

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Apply By March 9 for Spring B Term!


Morganton, NC – Registration for the Spring semester’s B Term classes at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will be held on Monday, March 9 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. on the college campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue in Morganton. This registration is open to any new or returning students who have completed the admissions […]

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Paralegal Club Sells Dining and Value Guides!

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WPCC’s Paralegal Association invites you to purchase the new “Attractions Dining and Value Guide for Greater Foothills” to support their organization.  Proceeds will help offset the costs of paralegal students attending the NCPA Annual Conference.  Dining and Value Guide cost is $20.  To purchase, see a WPCC Paralegal Club member, Steven Lian in Carr Hall […]

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Monday, March 2 Free Film Viewing!


Morganton– Western Piedmont Community College honors February as Black History Month with a free viewing of the film Blood Done Sign My Name on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. in Leviton Auditorium. The film was originally scheduled to be offered on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Western Piedmont Community College is situated in the picturesque rolling […]

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College Marks Black History Month With Presentation

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Morganton, NC – In honor of February as Black History Month, Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will host the presentation ‘“The Home Game”: Burke County Youth and the Civil Rights Movement’ on Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 12:30 p.m. in Leviton Auditorium in Moore Hall on the College campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. Just as it […]

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Grow Your Biz: Free Classes in March, April!

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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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ASC Hours During March Break!

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The Academic Success Center (ASC) will be open on the following schedule during the March Break: Tuesday, March 10, and Wednesday, March 11, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. for make-up testing, retesting, and college prep students. Students need to arrive at the ASC by 11 a.m. to take a make-up test or retest. No […]

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College Trustee Board Inducts Bruce A. Hawkins

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College recently inducted Bruce A. Hawkins (shown right) as a Trustee with assistance from Mabel H. Lowman, Burke County clerk of superior court. Hawkins, appointed in 2014 by the Burke County Board of Education to fill an unexpired Trustee term, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than […]

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Richardson Complex Hosts Motheread

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) College and Career Readiness program at the College’s Jim A. Richardson Complex partnered with the Burke County Literacy Council to bring Motheread to English-as-Second-Language students and their children. Katherine Simpson, family literacy coordinator of the Burke County Literacy Council, was on hand to share the importance of […]

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