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Raku Box

Raku Box

In this class, students will explore the traditional art of Japanese Raku firing.  Using slab techniques, students will design a variety of clay boxes.  Students will have the opportunity to assist in firing a Raku kiln and experience remarkable surface...

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WPCC Medical Assistant Student Wins Contest

WPCC Medical Assistant Student Wins Contest

May 16, 2018 – Monica Castro, a student in Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) Medical Assisting Program, recently won the “Spirit of Medical Assisting T-shirt Contest” at the North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants (NCAMA) Educator’s...

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Meritor Supports WPCC Advanced Manufacturing Day

Meritor Supports WPCC Advanced Manufacturing Day

May 25, 2018 – Employees of Meritor in Morganton, N.C. recently presented the Western Piedmont Community Foundation with a check to support Western Piedmont Community College’s 2018 Advanced Manufacturing Day.  The event hosted more than 400 11th and 12th...

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WPCC is a Family Affair for WPCC Alum

WPCC is a Family Affair for WPCC Alum

May 15, 2018 - Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) is a family tradition for WPCC alum Jamie Griffin, a graphic designer with Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge. Griffin met his wife Cindy, of 25 years, in the WPCC cafeteria as they were working...

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Enroll Now for Summer at Western Piedmont!

Enroll Now for Summer at Western Piedmont!

Morganton, NC – Registration for summer classes at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) is now open.  Summer classes at WPCC offer an excellent opportunity for students to earn credit toward a college degree in a relaxed environment with a lower...

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WPCC To Hold Annual Plant Sale April 23-25

WPCC To Hold Annual Plant Sale April 23-25

Morganton, N.C. – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will host the annual WPCC Spring Plant Sale at the NEW greenhouses located at the Richardson Complex, K Building, 200 East College Drive, off Enola Road, April 23, 24, 25 from 10 AM - 2 PM and  5...

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Partners Launch WPCC Electrician’s Academy

Partners Launch WPCC Electrician’s Academy

Morganton, N.C. – A new program at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) will offer a comprehensive, short-term training program this summer for individuals who wish to pursue a career as an electrician. The WPCC Electrician’s Academy will meet….

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