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

While important academic dates and deadlines are listed on the calendar below, you can access a full Academic Calendar listing all dates by semester in our online catalog.

Events in February 2024

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January 28, 2024
January 29, 2024(1 event)

6:00 pm: Valentine's Day Pottery Class


January 29, 2024

Dates: January 29th & February 5th
Times: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Cost: $70
Section #: 70499
Teacher: Michael Buchanan
Location:
WPCC Main Campus - Rostan Hall-001 (View Campus Maps Online HERE)

Description: Valentine’s Day is around the corner so why not give them something from the heart this year. Come out to our beginner-styled pottery class and make your own Valentine’s Day vase for that special someone, a family member, a friend or just for yourself to enjoy.

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Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Ave
Morganton , NC 28655
January 30, 2024(1 event)

5:30 pm: Laminate Install (70492)


January 30, 2024

WPCC is offering a new and exciting training for the Do-It-Yourselfer. If you have decided to do your own repairs at home. Let us lend you some helpful training. Whatever it is inside the home or yard work. WPCC has three upcoming classes that might help to achieve your goal.

Course: Laminate Install
Date:
January 30, 2024
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40.00
Location: Regional Skilled Trades Solution Center, 1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655 | Carpentry Shop (Room 111)
SECTION NUMBER: 70492 (copy this number to use when registering)

This course will give the students the proper technique to install tile and laminate. The course will highlight prep flooring, leveling subfloor, calculate tile, mix mortar, layout tile. How to adjust and cut tile along with proper application of gout along with sealant. Secondly, proper application for laminate install from cutting, attachment of tongue and groove, proper placement of laminate on flooring. By the end of course a student should have basic skills to calculate, layout and apply tile or laminate to the subflooring.

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View our CAMPUS MAPS page for directions to the K-Building.

 

Jim Richardson Campus/K Building
200 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
January 31, 2024(1 event)

2:00 pm: TABE Test


January 31, 2024

TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) tests for the Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II TABE Test Logoclasses are offered at the Foothills Higher Education Center, Room FHEC-123 


Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
February 1, 2024
February 2, 2024
February 3, 2024(1 event)

8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 70546)


February 3, 2024

If you have been charged with a minor violation in the 36th North Carolina Judicial District, you may elect to have it reduced by the District Attorney by completing a 4-hour defensive driving course. It is offered through Western Piedmont Community College and the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina to train motorists in the principles of defensive driving.

 

Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
February 4, 2024
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February 6, 2024
February 7, 2024(2 events)

1:00 pm: TABE Test


February 7, 2024

TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) tests for the Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II TABE Test Logoclasses are offered at the Foothills Higher Education Center, Room FHEC-123 


Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA

6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 70547)


February 7, 2024

If you have been charged with a minor violation in the 36th North Carolina Judicial District, you may elect to have it reduced by the District Attorney by completing a 4-hour defensive driving course. It is offered through Western Piedmont Community College and the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina to train motorists in the principles of defensive driving.

 

Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
February 8, 2024
February 9, 2024
February 10, 2024(1 event)

8:30 am: Notary Public (#70494)


February 10, 2024

Date: February 10, 2024
Section #: 70494
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm with 1-hour lunch break
Location: FHEC- 211
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 Bachelor 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."
Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
February 11, 2024
February 12, 2024(1 event)

8:30 am: Industrial Sewing Boot Camp (70503)


February 12, 2024

A man works at a sewing machineCLASS SECTION: 70503

Industrial Sewing Boot Camp meets February 12th through February 28th 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
Cost: $180 registration fee

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

You will learn:

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February 16, 2024
February 17, 2024(1 event)

8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 70548)


February 17, 2024

If you have been charged with a minor violation in the 36th North Carolina Judicial District, you may elect to have it reduced by the District Attorney by completing a 4-hour defensive driving course. It is offered through Western Piedmont Community College and the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina to train motorists in the principles of defensive driving.

 

Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
February 18, 2024
February 19, 2024
February 20, 2024(1 event)

5:30 pm: Drywall Install/Repair


February 20, 2024

WPCC is offering a new and exciting training for the Do-It-Yourselfer. If you have decided to do your own repairs at home. Let us lend you some helpful training. Whatever it is inside the home or yard work. WPCC has three upcoming classes that might help to achieve your goal.

Course: Drywall Install/Repair
Date:
February 20 & February 21, 2024
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40.00
Location: Regional Skilled Trades Solution Center,1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655 | Carpentry Shop (Room 111)
SECTION NUMBER: 70491 (copy this number to use when registering)

In this course, the student will learn the basics of drywall repair. This course will instruct the student in the proper techniques to repair cracks, holes, and other defects. All tools will be provided, as well as materials. The course will include tools such as box blades, sanders, and drywall mortar with proper applications. The student should wear clothing that is suitable for the construction site. By the end of this course, a student will be able to repair a drywall defect.

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View our CAMPUS MAPS page for directions to the K-Building.

 

 

Jim Richardson Campus/K Building
200 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
February 21, 2024(2 events)

11:00 am: TABE Test


February 21, 2024

TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) tests for the Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II TABE Test Logoclasses are offered at the Foothills Higher Education Center, Room FHEC-123 


Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA

6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 70549)


February 21, 2024

If you have been charged with a minor violation in the 36th North Carolina Judicial District, you may elect to have it reduced by the District Attorney by completing a 4-hour defensive driving course. It is offered through Western Piedmont Community College and the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina to train motorists in the principles of defensive driving.

 

Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
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