President’s Message

Dear Friends,

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Dr. Joel D. Welch

For over fifty years Western Piedmont Community College has been offering high-quality, relevant education to the residents of the Western North Carolina region.  As the President of the college, I am honored to have you join us as you seek to expand your horizons or fulfill your educational dreams.  At Western Piedmont we have a place for everyone whether you are continuing your education after high school, preparing for advancements in your chosen career or taking classes for personal enrichment.

With a dedicated faculty and staff ready to serve you in our state of the art facilities, Western Piedmont Community College strives to provide an atmosphere that is conducive to helping you meet your educational goals.

Thank you for your interest in Western Piedmont Community College – we look forward to helping you Find Your Way to higher educational and future career success!

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Joel D. Welch