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 April 2024

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March 31, 2024
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April 6, 2024(1 event)

8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 70555)


April 6, 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
April 7, 2024
April 8, 2024
April 9, 2024
April 10, 2024(1 event)

6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 70556)


April 10, 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
April 11, 2024
April 12, 2024
April 13, 2024
April 14, 2024
April 15, 2024(1 event)

8:00 am: Medication Aide (70590)


April 15, 2024

Foothills Higher Education Center

This continuing education course is designed to meet the requirements to qualify for work as a Medication Aide. Topics include medication administration via oral routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications. Upon completion, students are eligible to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry. (Required materials provided)

Requirements:

  • CNA I registry in good standing
  • Must have completed a minimum of a 75 hours Nurse Aide I class and provide documentation (Course Completion Certificate)
  • Copies of a valid Driver’s License and matching Social Security card
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED or sealed transcript of grades

Registration:

If you are interested in our Medication Aide class, please call (828) 448-3532 for information on how to register.

Once all required documentation has been turned in at the Foothills Higher Education Center, you will follow the registration procedure as follows:

Continuing Education classes offered through our Workforce and Professional Development Division, have a pre-registration policy, with the exception of Fire/Rescue, Law Enforcement, HRD and CTP program areas.  Students must register and pay any registration fees two business days/48 business hours prior to the start date of the class.  For example:  Class starts on Monday, the last day to register is Thursday.

Students may register via the following methods:

  • Online (click the button below)
  • Walk-in registration held on Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. in Hildebrand Hall, Main Campus; or
  • Download and Fax the Registration-Form. Our fax number is (828) 448-6179.

 

Medication Aide  (Section 70590) - April 15 - 25, 2024
Meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Foothills Higher Education Center Room 166
Tuition is $125 - all materials included / book provided
Registration will not be completed until required documents listed are turned in to the program coordinator. 


Register Online for a Medication Aide Class

Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
USA
April 16, 2024
April 17, 2024
April 18, 2024
April 19, 2024
April 20, 2024(1 event)

8:00 am: Defensive Driving (Section 70557)


April 20, 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
April 21, 2024
April 22, 2024
April 23, 2024
April 24, 2024(1 event)

6:00 pm: Defensive Driving (Section 70554)


April 24, 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
April 25, 2024
April 26, 2024
April 27, 2024
April 28, 2024
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