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 January 2023

  • Pharmacy Technician

    Pharmacy Technician

    All day
    January 4, 2023

    Dates: January 4 - April 30, 2023
    Location: Online

    Registration Fees
    Registration $185
    Books $400
    Certification Exam Costs $129
    TOTAL = $714

    This 208-hour totally online course is designed to provide instruction in the technical procedures for preparing and dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings under supervision of a registered pharmacist. Topics include drug packaging and labeling, outpatient dispensing, hospital dispensing procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control, and non-sterile compounding. Upon completion, student should be able to perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings. Students who successfully complete this training program will be eligible to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) offered through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

    This class is in partnership with Isothermal Community College.

    Online Only
  • ASL Beginner

    ASL Beginner

    January 9, 2023

    Instructor: Kee Lee
    Location: Foothills Higher Education Center, Room 248
    Dates: January 9, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20
    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
    Registration Fee: $45
    Section number: 68080
    Extra Material to be Purchased Before Start of Class: https://amzn.to/3GshtLN

    In this 6-week introduction to the fundamentals of American Sign Language, students will learn how to properly fingerspell, use numbers and develop a basic vocabulary of conversational signs. Being proficient in ASL allows you to communicate with a wide range of hearing, hard of hearing, and deaf individuals—including students in mainstream and deaf school or university programs and deaf or hard of hearing residents and business people in your community.

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