Clubs & Organizations

Here is a list of active campus clubs and the mission.  Join one today!  Don’t see a club you’re interested in?  Start one!  Visit the Coordinator of Student Activities in Hildebrand Hall 133 for more information.

Drama Club

To create an inclusive community of WPCC students who are interested in gaining additional knowledge, perspective, and appreciation of the Performing Arts; to provide opportunities for learning, growth, service and fun to Club members, to the College, and to the community at large.  Advisor: Deborah Lonon, (828) 448-3519,

Film and Fine Arts

To broaden and enlighten the knowledge, appreciation, and perspectives of students interested in fine arts and film, as well as offering assistance to the goals of the students who are interested in pursuing careers or independent projects in these fields of study. Advisors: Jonathan Crumpler  (828) 448-3544; Mark Poteat (828)

Global Village

To encourage community involvement relating to culture; to learn about diversity awareness through ethnic groups; to be a community focused educational experience devoted to diversity expansion; and to be a multicultural forum for interested WPCC students, staff, faculty, and community.  Advisor: Maureen Dougher (828) 448-3109 6029

Human Services Club

To provide students with an outlet for further development of skills related to our field; to provide a venue for information and idea sharing, advance the best interests of our chosen field and to serve our community and Western Piedmont Community College in a collective and advantageous manner. Advisor: Charles Moore (828) 448-3136


To stimulate in students an active interest in laboratory techniques and procedures, explore and keep up with new techniques in the medical field, and attend at least one conference of the NCSMT.  Advisor: Nancy Shoaf  (828) 448-3536

Medical Assisting

To stimulate an active interest in the field of Medical Assisting by engaging in activities that promote the profession; to develop interpersonal relationship skills by working with others in selected activities; to develop the value of service to others by performing service projects for the College and Community.  Advisor: Vicki Shuping (828) 448-3172

Natural Sciences

To stimulate in young adults an active interest in science; to help increase the efficiency of the Science Department; to enable members of the Science Club to raise money for scholarships and for field trip travel; to recruit new members for the Science Club; to help acquaint students of WPCC with the standards established by the Science Department.  Advisor:  Michael Spath, (828) 448-3522,


North Carolina Association of Nursing Students

The nursing degree program has a club for each graduating class to help students as they progress during the two year program.  Advisors:  Karen Pritchard (828) 448-3546  & Faye Cook (828) 448-3534


To establish good fellowship between this association, the legal community, and the members of the paralegal profession; to stimulate a high order of ethical and professional conduct; to provide educational programs and opportunities supplemental to regular course work. Advisor: Neal Bevans  (828) 448-6044

Professional Crafts Club

To enhance the educational experience of students within the Professional Crafts curricula, foster appreciation and understanding of fine craft in the community, prepare students for careers in fine craft, support the mission of the Professional Crafts program.  Advisor: Courtney Long (828) 448-3552

Rotaract Club

To provide an opportunity for students to volunteer, making a difference in our communities and the world. WPCC’s Rotaract Club is a campus-based Rotary Club fostering leadership skills and promoting better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.  Co-Advisors: Maureen “Mo” Schwind (828) 448-6402, and Anna Moose (828) 448-3162,

Sign Language Club

To promote sign language education, interaction between hearing and deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals, and learn more about deaf community issues. Advisor: Danette Steelman-Bridges (828) 448-6028

Students for Christ

A Christian Interdenominational Ministry among college students at WPCC; the work of the organization includes Bible study, Ministry, Fellowship, and Outreach. Advisor: Bill Childers (828) 448-6054

WPCC Growers

To promote recognition of the Horticulture Technology and Sustainable Agriculture programs at Western Piedmont Community College. We seek to develop leadership, character, and citizenship and to encourage cooperation among students in the various curricular areas and promote positive relations between the club and our community.  Advisor: Chip Hope, (828) 448-3554,; Meagan Roberts, (828) 448-3562,