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Western Piedmont Offers Civil War Tours

Western Piedmont Offers Civil War Tours

Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Workforce & Professional Development division is pleased to invite area adults to register for two continuing education educational tours sure to satisfy Civil War history buffs!

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Western Piedmont Offers Summer Course on Filmmaking

Western Piedmont Offers Summer Course on Filmmaking

Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will offer a filmmaking course this summer. Filmmaking 101 is designed to give an overview of the filmmaking process, from script to screen. Students will delve into all aspects of making a short film, from story development and screenwriting, to lighting, camera/audio work and editing. With an emphasis on learning through doing, students will come away from this course with an understanding of not only how things are done in the production process, but why.

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WPCC Business Graduate Remembers Positive Experiences

WPCC Business Graduate Remembers Positive Experiences

Elias Bryant grew up in Burke County during the civil rights movement and experienced the desegregation of the Burke County school system as a high school student. Despite the fact that the civil rights movement was still resonating throughout the US when Bryant enrolled at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) in 1967, he shared that his time at the college was positive, supportive and enabled him to focus on his academic and career goals. “In my personal experience, we were all just working and studying,” he said on a recent visit to campus.

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Artist Found Her Passion at WPCC

Artist Found Her Passion at WPCC

The first time Kathryn Ervin ever enrolled in an art class was at Western Piedmont Community College and it was in that class that she discovered her passion. She ultimately graduated with her Associate’s Degree from WPCC in 2010 and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from East Carolina University in 2014. The talented artist now teaches art at New Dimensions and recently co-founded TOSS (The Old School Studio), a local arts advocacy group.

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WESTERN PIEDMONT FOUNDATION HOSTS ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC ON MAY 2

Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF) will host its 32nd Annual Golf Classic on Monday, May 2 at Mimosa Hills Golf & Country Club. Play begins at 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start following the luncheon meal from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. An evening reception and awards ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. during which time team awards and hole prizes will be given.

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Artist Found Her Passion at WPCC

The first time Kathryn Ervin ever enrolled in an art class was at Western Piedmont Community College and it was in that class that she discovered her passion. She ultimately graduated with her Associate’s Degree from WPCC in 2010 and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from East Carolina University in 2014. The talented artist now teaches art at New Dimensions and recently co-founded TOSS (The Old School Studio), a local arts advocacy group in Morganton.

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