Burke County’s Own College

Time Frame: 1972-1976

Here is an archive of newspaper articles about WPCC’s outreach to the Burke County community. These documents are in PDF format which can be accessed by the free Reader software from Adobe. If you are unable to access these documents and would like additional assistance, please contact the webmaster.


Vietnam Veteran In High School Program At WPCC Morganton News-Herald Jan. 19, 1972
Accreditation Team Coming To College
(Educators To Make Survey)
 Morganton News-Herald Mar.16, 1972
Weekly Commentary Product Of WPCC
(Over Area Radio Stations)
Morganton News-Herald Mar. 20, 1972
Holshouser Returns To Burke For Campaigning Morganton News-Herald Apr. 26, 1972
Planning For Symphony Concert Morganton News-Herald Jun. 2,   1972
Peer Counseling Assists Students At WPCC
( Big “T” Helps Make Unique Program A  Real Help)
Morganton News-Herald Jun. 28, 1972
Observation Deck Built At WPCC Morganton News-Herald Aug. 4,  1972
Course Accredited Is First In State
(For Medical Office Assistants)
Morganton News-Herald Sep. 26, 1972
Youth’s Questions Are Aired At Symposium
(Chamber Of Commerce Sponsors Exchange Of Views)
Morganton News-Herald Oct. 23, 1972
WPCC Arts And Crafts Show Planned Sunday Morganton News-Herald Nov. 9,  1972
Fire Instructors Course To Be At WPCC  Morganton News-Herald  Nov.  10, 1972
Macbeth Opener Set At WPCC
(For First Of Six Performances)
Morganton News-Herald Nov. 29, 1972
Accreditation Renewed For Western Piedmont
(Approved By Southern Association)
Morganton News-Herald Dec. 14, 1972
Legislators Hear Community College Needs
(At Area Meeting At Lenoir)
Morganton News-Herald Jan. 16, 1973
WPCC Nursing Grads Pinned At Ceremony
(Special Ceremony At First Baptist Church)
 Morganton News-Herald  May. 31, 1973
Burnett, Vet Counselor Joins WPCC Staff  McDowell News  Sep. 5, 1973
Getting Ready For Sam Ervin Day Telecast Morganton News-Herald Sep. 7,  1973
Western Piedmont to Hold Canoe Races
(Anyone Can Enter)
 Lenoir News-Topic  Oct. 3,  1973
Archaeology Meet is Family Affair
(At Western Piedmont)
 Morganton News-Herald  Oct. 24, 1973
Pioneers Top UNC-C  Morganton News-Herald  Nov. 5, 1973
Hickory Firm Will Design WPCC Unit Hickory Daily  Record    June     1974
WPCC Getting $500,000 For New Building  Morganton News-Herald  Jun. 24, 1974
WPCC Physicist: World Faces Crisis Morganton News-Herald Sep. 4,  1974
WPCC Gridders Halt East Carolina Streak   Morganton News-Herald  Sep. 30, 1974
College Trains Pistol-Packing Mamas Morganton News-Herald Oct. 23, 1974
Burke Chamber In Tribute To County’s Favorite Son Morganton News-Herald Dec. 4,  1974
Guitarist To Play At WPCC  Morganton News-Herald  Jan. 30, 1975
Benner: He’s the canoeist’s canoeist Morganton News-Herald Mar. 11, 1975
14 new curricula approved at WPCC Morganton News-Herald Apr. 17, 1975
WPCC has a record signup
(In face of budget-cut plan)
 Morganton News-Herald    June     1975
WPCC will offer farming courses   Morganton News-Herald Sep. 26, 1975
Bids on WPCC building to be accepted Dec. 16 Morganton News-Herald Nov. 14, 1975
President takes spill in front of President Morganton News-Herald January  1976
WPCC building plan is under way today Morganton News-Herald Feb. 24, 1976
Ervin outlines ‘great freedoms’ for Western Piedmont audience Morganton News-Herald Mar. 29, 1976
WPCC’s nature, exercise trail enters final development stages Morganton-News Herald May. 24, 1976
WPCC’s Clark surveying Burke Indian sites Morganton News-Herald Jul. 27,  1976
New building at WPCC  Morganton News-Herald Aug. 30, 1976
Nursing Home Now a Part of WPCC Nurse Training Morganton News-Herald Nov. 2,  1976
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