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Alleghany Center 2Alleghany Center
of Wilkes Community College
 

The Alleghany Center serves the residents of this county with traditional curriculum courses and continuing education courses. The county commissioners appoint two Alleghany representatives to the Board of Trustees of Wilkes Community College. A local advisory board meets periodically to make recommendations on how the college can best serve the residents of Alleghany County. 

The center is co-located with the new Blue Ridge Business Development Center on Atwood Street in Sparta. The Alleghany JobLink is also located at the center. JobLink provides employment and training services to residents through its partners which include the North Carolina Employment Security Commission, WCC/WIA, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Work First. Job placement, human resources development courses, and assistance with education are just some of the services provided. Curriculum classes are offered in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Early Childhood Associate, Arts and Sciences, and Office Systems Technology. Students attend classes in a variety of classroom settings, including regular classroom, hybrid format, or in the A. Anderson Huber Cyber Classroom located at Alleghany High School. Numerous continuing education courses are also offered. Basic and advanced computers, notary public, real estate, emergency medical, and firefighter training are examples of courses available to the county's residents. 

Adult High School and Adult Basic Education programs operate year round. The Adult High School program allows students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma awarded by the Alleghany County Board of Education and WCC, or prepare for the General Equivalency Examination. A PLATO lab for individualized GED or Adult High School study, as well as individualized industry training, is available. 

The Alleghany Center is an active participant in the county's economic development. A variety of industrial training is offered, both at the center and at individual manufacturing facilities. Additionally, job-skill development courses and small business seminars are available. 

The Alleghany Center is supported by a growing student enrollment. It offers a variety of educational opportunities at a convenient location to meet the needs of residents of Alleghany County.

 

Location of Alleghany Center    

115 Atwood Street
Sparta, NC 28675
Telephone: (336) 372-5061
Fax: (336) 372-8738
 

 

Director  Jayne R. Phipps-Boger  (336) 372-5061 
Administrative Assistant  Kathryn E. Abernathy  (336) 372-5061  
     
Faculty & Staff of Alleghany Center    
   
Phipps-Boger, Jayne R.
Director, Alleghany Center
A.D.N., Rowan-Cabarrus Community College;
B.S., Guilford College;
B.S.N., Winston-Salem State University
M.B.A./M.H.A., Pfeiffer University
email: 
jayne.boger@wilkescc.edu 
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Abernathy, Kathryn E.
Administrative Assistant
Polk Community College;
A.A., Wilkes Community College
email: 
kathryn.abernathy@wilkescc.edu 
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Broman, Nancy
HRD, Instructor/Coordinator of Basic Skills
 
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Hampton, Benita D.
Instructor/Coordinator
A.A.S., Wilkes Community College;
Wytheville Community College
email: 
benita.hampton@wilkescc.edu 
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Marion, Watana
Basic Skills Assistant
 
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Roupe, Betty
Comp Ed. Assistant
 
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Shaw, Sherry R.
Office Systems Tech/Instructor, Business
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
email: 
sherry.shaw@wilkescc.edu 
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Wooten, Anita
Compensatory Education Instructor
 
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Wyatt, Alan C.
WIA Follow-up Coordinator/Case Manager
B.S., Appalachian State University
email: 
alan.wyatt@wilkescc.edu 
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