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 September 2023

  • Intro To Welding

    Intro To Welding

    September 11, 2023

    A person welding

    Dates: September 11- October 4
    Time: Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Section #: 69686
    Room #: C Building - Welding Shop (Main Campus located at 1001 Burkemont Ave., Morganton)
    Cost: $70

    Description:  This welding course will focus on the basics of Mig welding. The student will learn to use safety equipment and proper techniques necessary in welding. This welding course will include PPE, and all guidelines in welding safety. The course will give the students a hands-on opportunity to practice welding techniques. The students should wear proper clothing including closed toe shoes. All PPE will be provided by the instructor and students should wear clothes that would be considered proper clothing. It is important that a student does not wear clothing or shoes which can cause injury to the student. For example, no flip flops should be worn in the welding area. By the end of the course, a student should be able to demonstrate a proper welding task safely.

    Western Piedmont Community College
    1001 Burkemont Ave
    Morganton , NC 28655
  • Notary Public (#69475)

    Notary Public (#69475)

    September 16, 2023

    Date: September 16, 2023
    Section #: 69475
    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 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."
    Foothills Higher Education Center
    2128 South Sterling Street
    Morganton, NC 28655