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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

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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Archaeologist David Moore to Speak at WPCC

Western Piedmont Community College will host a presentation entitled “Exploring the Spanish Colonial Trail from St. Augustine, Florida, to Fort San Juan, Morganton, North Carolina” by archaeologist Dr. David Moore on Wednesday, April 6 at 10:00 am in Leviton auditorium. This event is free and open to the public with a reception will follow.

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