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 May 2023

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May 1, 2023(2 events)

8:00 am: Nurse Aide I Refresher (68419)

May 1, 2023

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Nurse Aide I Refresher classes are for Nurse Aide I folks who have let their certification lapse. Students are required by N.C. Board of Nursing to be a Level I Nursing Assistant and to list with N.C. Division of Facility Services and N.C. Board of Nursing. The course consists of primarily review and testing to assess student knowledge. Each student must complete course with passing academic and attendance requirements to maintain registry with N.C. Division of Facility Services and N.C. Board of Nursing. Hours and course content dictated by above listed governing bodies.

For Information on our Nurse Aide Refresher classes, call (828) 448-6140.


In order to register for the Nurse Aide Refresher class, you must:

  1. Provide a copy of your Driver’s License and Social Security card with names that match, copy of your Nurse Aide 1 course completion certificate which must be from a NC state approved program and a copy of your High School Diploma or Equivalency.
  2. Bring all copies of the information to Wendy Houk at the Foothills Higher Education Center BEFORE the first day of class.


Additional Information

  • May 1 - May 9, 2023
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with 1 hour lunch break
  • Section: #68419
  • Cost: $125
  • No textbook required

Students may register via the following methods:

  1. Online (click the button below)
  2. Call (828) 448-6046 Monday – Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. in order to arrange an appointment for registration at Hildebrand Hall on the main campus.
  3. Download and Fax the Registration-Form. Our fax number is (828) 448-6179.


Section Details

Nurse Aide I Refresher Class

Class sessions meet in Room 166 of the Foothills Higher Education Center on Sterling Street in Morganton. The cost of the course is $125. Write down the section number of the class for which you want to register and enter that in the online registration form below.

Nurse Aide I Refresher (Section 68419) – May 1 - May 9, 2023
Meets Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with 1 hour lunch break 

Register Online

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

8:30 am: 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)


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