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Pioneer Press

Voice of the WPCC Community

Upcoming Events

Here’s what is going on at WPCC.

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Spring Registration

November 1st, 2022 – January 4th, 2023  

Register for your spring semester classes. 
Click HERE to Register! 


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J Iverson Riddle Parade

Thursday, December 1st

Carry a banner in the parade! Sign up at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0F49AFA62BA2F94-jiverson

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Reindeer Scavenger Hunt

Monday, November 28th – Wednesday, December 7th 

SGA will be hiding reindeer after Thanksgiving, all reindeers will be inside and will be one prize per person!


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Spring Fling

Tuesday, March 28th 



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Valdese Parade

Saturday, December 3rd

Let us know if you would like to ride with the Tiny House! 




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Book Buyback

December 9th, 12th, & 13th

Please bring a photo ID for all buyback transactions.




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Marine Toys for Tots Drive

Final pickup date will be Friday, December 2nd

Boxes are located in Student Services – HH Main Campus, Foothills Higher Education Center Library, and Phifer Hall – Main Campus


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Morganton Parade

Tuesday, December 6th

Let us know if you would like to ride with the Tiny House! 



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Join Student Government Association 

Interested in serving the students of the campus? Creating events and opportunities for others? Join the Student Government Association! See Jennifer Propst in Hildebrand Hall or contact her: jpropst@wpcc.edu for more information. 


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Paramount Pioneers: The Blog

Welcome to our new online version of Pioneer Press! The WPCC community is a dynamic group of students and employees and we want to share the stories of those who make our campus special along with keeping you informed on happenings around the college. Paramount Pioneers is a blog where I will share information and stories about our students and our community. We want to make it a useful part of your day, so stop by occasionally and catch up with what is going on.

Help us share the news! If you have a story to suggest or an event to promote, please use the contact form at the bottom of this page!


WPCC’s 2022-2023 SGA Council

WPCC’s 2022-2023 SGA Council

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 2022-2023 council.

WPCC Videos

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Important Information for Fall 2022 Graduates

For All Fall, 2022 Graduates

  • The Final Deadline for Fall 2022 Graduation Applications is Friday, September 16, 2022.
  • Graduates must complete the Graduation Completers Survey before picking up your cap and gown packet or picking up your degree/diploma.
  • All outstanding financial obligations to WPCC must be paid prior to graduation. (For example: parking tickets, delinquent library fines, etc.)
  • All outstanding official transcripts must be sent to us by Tuesday, December 13, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact us. 

For Graduates Not Participating in the Graduation Ceremony

Degrees/Diplomas for non-participating graduates will be available for pick up, provided all outstanding obligations have been met, beginning Friday, February 10, 2023 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm in Student Services, Hildebrand Hall – Room 106.


Campus Resources

Here is quick access to useful resources for students at WPCC.


Student Government

The WPCC SGA is your voice in WPCC affairs.


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Clubs & Organizations

Join with other WPCC students who share your interests.


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Technology Support

Get help with technology issues


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Direct access to online resources and tutoring information.


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Student Resources

Your one-stop page for links to useful online resources.


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Food Options

Vending locations and food pantry information.


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We would like to hear from you! Share your thoughts by contacting us.

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