Here’s what is going on at WPCC.
Burke County Job Fair
Wednesday, June 22nd
11:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
This event is FREE to attend. It will take place at the Collett Street Recreation Center. Please come dressed professionally & bring multiple copies of your resume.
Fall Classes Begin
Monday, August 15th
Welcome back! Let’s have a great fall semester.
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WPCC alumni Tabitha Arrowood was selected to receive the 2022 Governor’s NCWorks Award of Distinction in the category of “Outstanding Adult”.
WPCC and Burke Middle College student Zachary McFarlin was recently hired by the City of Morganton for a summer job after completing WPCC’s Heavy Equipment class.
Dr. John Kiser, WPCC Chemistry Instructor and Physical Science Coordinator, was presented with the Excellence in Teaching Award at Spring 2022 Graduation.
Eleven students from WPCC completed the requirements for the Medical Assisting program and graduated during recent spring commencement exercises.
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Patricia Morrison, a student in the Early Childhood Education program, came back to WPCC to complete a second degree.
Each year a new executive council is elected to serve as the face of the SGA. We are happy to introduce the members of the 2021-2022 council.
Spring, 2022 Graduates
If you have not applied for Spring Graduation, the due date for an early review is Friday, November 12, 2021.
- Download the Graduation Application (PDF file, open with the free Adobe Reader), complete the form, save on your computer and email to firstname.lastname@example.org, You can also print the Graduation Application form from Moodle, complete, scan and email to email@example.com or mail to: Western Piedmont Community College, Student Services – Graduation, 1001 Burkemont Ave., Morganton, NC 28655.
Contact your advisor for an appointment to review the requirements of your program of study. The application must be signed by both you and your advisor.
All applications must be received in the Records Office in Hildebrand Hall, Room 106, on or before November 12, 2021. Documentation used by the advisor needs to be attached to the application.
- A preliminary graduation audit will be conducted through Student Services. You will receive an email indicating program completion. If you have not met all requirements, a letter will list these deficiencies and a copy will be sent to your advisor.
- Students who do not intend to register for any outstanding courses during the early registration period should not submit a graduation application until registered or by the final deadline of Monday, January 31, 2022.
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