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College Hosts Free Kontras Quartet Concert 2/12!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College will host a concert by the Kontras Quartet on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. in Leviton Auditorium located in Moore Hall on the College campus at 1001 Burkemont Avenue. The quartet was the Hickory Metro Resident Quartet with the Western Piedmont Symphony for four years and has […]

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Local Residents Win Kindle Fires!

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) recently gave away a Kindle Fire at each of two local basketball games. Jennifer Albright (far left) won the Kindle Fire at a recent game between East Burke High School (HS) and Draughn HS and David (DJ) Caldwell (far right) won the Kindle Fire during the recent […]

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College Students Volunteer at NCSD Event

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Interpreting Education students recently volunteered at the North Carolina School for the Deaf’s (NCSD) First Annual Collaboration for Student Achievement event. Participating students were (l-r) Danielle Tancora, Brittney Peidl-Murphy and Emily Hayworth. WPCC offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Interpreter Education, a curriculum that prepares […]

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College Seeks Alumnus Award Nominations

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Morganton, NC –Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) welcomes nominations from the community for the 2015 Outstanding Alumnus Award to be presented at the College’s spring graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 20. Made possible by the Western Piedmont Foundation, the award is an honor that provides recognition for exceptional achievement by former WPCC students and graduates. […]

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Draughn Senior: Tuition-Waived CCP Classes Appeal to Me!

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Morganton, NC— Draughn High School senior Scarlett Wall wants the most that her high school years can offer. “Taking a traditional set of courses was not the best fit for me,” Scarlett explained. “The ability to gain college credits for transfer to a higher education institution appealed to me. I wanted something challenging to help […]

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ASC 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 (ASC), we are now offering E-Tutoring! WPCC’s Academic Success Center E-tutoring in math, reading and writing is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. AND 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Please see the […]

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Apply By Feb. 24! Customer Service Excellence Certification

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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 spring. Orientation for the program will be on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Foothills Higher Education Center at 2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton. Classes will be offered […]

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Director Completes MESH Certification

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Morganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) Director of Customized Training & Development Nick Saturno was recently notified by the Board of Directors of the Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health (MESH) Program of his successful completion of program requirements and has earned the MESH certificate. MESH is a certificate series sponsored by NC […]

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Free Classes Geared to Growing Your Business!

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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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Find Your Way to Student Success Each Friday!

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What: Find(ing) Your Way…Topical Mini-Sessions _Student Success Series_Spring 2015 A series of scheduled workshop sessions are being offered to help you Find Your Way at WPCC this semester. 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 […]

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