WPCC Calendar

The calendar below includes important community and student-related dates and events occurring on the campus of Western Piedmont Community College.  Check back often as dates will be added or updated.  We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Academic Calendar

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Events in May 2023

  • Industrial Sewing Boot Camp (69206)

    Industrial Sewing Boot Camp (69206)

    May 1, 2023

    CLASS SECTION: 69206A man works at a sewing machine

    Industrial Sewing Book Camp meets May 1 - 17 every week Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM.

    Receive 96 credit hours from our Industrial Sewing Boot Camp! This program prepares trainees for a career in the sewn trades and is currently offered in English with some Spanish translation.

    Location: Carolina Textile District at The Industrial Commons on 647 Hopewell Road in Morganton, NC.
    Instructor: This class is led by Instructor Ashley Dula
    Questions? Contact Kelly Hawkins at kelly@theindustrialcommons.org

    This class is hosted in partnership with our local industry partners and The Industrial Commons.

    You will learn:

    • Tools and Techniques
    • Materials and Methods
    • Basic stitches and seams
    • Machines for furniture and home goods
    • Beginner projects (bags, pillows, zip pouch, etc_
    • Basic instruction (single needle machine, serger and cover stitch)


  • Notary Public (#69091)

    Notary Public (#69091)

    May 13, 2023

    Date: May 13, 2023
    Section #: 69091
    Time: Saturdays 8:30-4:30 with 1 hour lunch break
    Location: FHEC- 211
    Foothills Higher Education Center, 2128 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655
    Cost: $75
    Materials: Students will need to purchase the notary public handbook that is available in the WPCC bookstore. You should also bring a pencil and paper. Please note no laptops are allowed.
    This course is taught by Calleesha Teel, Esq. Originally from Greenville, NC she received her Bachelors in Political Science from Winston-Salem State University and her JD/MLS from North Carolina Central University. She has been a Notary Public since 2016 and conducted hundreds of notarizations. She is also a Notary Signing Agent and Notary Public Instructor. "I am looking forward to teaching you what you need to know to be a Notary."