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

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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WPCC Foundation Host Tesla Quartet April 10

Morganton, N.C. – The Western Piedmont Foundation (WPF) will host the Tesla Quartet, resident quartet with the Western Piedmont Symphony, for a free performance open to the public on Tuesday, April 10th at 7 p.m. in Leviton Auditorium located in Moore Hall...

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WPCC Alum Finds Her Way to A New Career

Beginning college mid-life isn’t the typical path taken by most students, but that was the unlikely route Kay Smith found herself on. At the age of 42, Smith’s job was outsourced and sent overseas. The years of production sewing had been good to her financially, but she was ready for a change and seized the opportunity to go to college through the Trade Adjustment Assistance program, which paid for her two-year degree in full.

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WPCC’s Customized Training Program Benefits Local Business

The Customized Training Program (CTP) at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) provides area industries with specialized training in topics from leadership development and new supervisor training to basic math skills. One local business has used WPCC’s CTP multiple times over the past few years and has seen incredible success.

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WPCC Drama Presents What You Will

The Drama Department at WPCC is proud to present "What You Will" by James Zager, a modern adaptation of Shakespeare's beloved comedy, "Twelfth Night." Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois, and directed by...

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Grammy Award Winning Artist Dom Flemons at WPCC March 23

Dom Flemons, Grammy Award winning musician, singer-songwriter, and slam poet, will be performing March 23 at 12:30 p.m. in Leviton Auditorium (Moore Hall) on the campus of Western Piedmont Community College. This event is free and open to the public. Carrying on the...

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WPCC Programs To Debut Joara Visualization

WPCC Students and Faculty will be presenting an interactive visualization of the 1567 Spanish settlement, Fort San Juan located in the native village of Joara. Fort San Juan was the first European settlement established in the interior of what is now the United...

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