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WCC instructors complete CORE training

Eight WCC instructors completed a semester of professional development entitled CORE (Collaborative Online Reflection Experience) during fall 2019. CORE is focused on best practices in online teaching and CORE sessions are led by WCC online instructors who serve as Peer Mentors. Fall 2019 Peer Mentors were Meret Burke, Donna Brooks, Natasha Harris, Melonie Kilby, and ... Read More

Wilkes Community College offering amateur radio course

Wilkes Community College will offer an amateur radio course taught by David Ritter; an amateur radio operator who has been licensed for over 50 years. The classes begin on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Amateur radio, often called ham radio, allows “hams” to communicate with each other for public services, recreation, and self-training. Registration for the ... Read More

WCC announces fall 2019 semester President’s and Dean’s Lists

Wilkes Community College recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students through the President’s List and the Dean’s List each fall and spring semester. The students on the fall 2018 semester President’s and Dean’s lists are grouped by home county. To qualify for the President’s List, full-time students must achieve a 4.0-grade point average, complete 12 or ... Read More

The Walker Center presents The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute To Whitney Houston Starring Belinda Davids

The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present The Greatest Love of All on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00. This performance is sponsored by Piedmont Federal Savings Bank. The Greatest Love Of All brings Whitney Houston’s legacy to life. Be stunned by the breathtaking vocals ... Read More

WCC Board of Trustees met on Thursday, January 9, 2020

The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met on Thursday, January 9 at the John A. Walker Center. Allison Phillips, VP of Institutional Advancement, Executive Director WCC Foundation and Kim Faw VP of Instructional Support & Student Services gave an overview of the Keys To your Success Comprehensive Campaign which will raise funds to establish ... Read More

Upcoming seminars offered by WCC Small Business Center

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for January that support the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses. These seminars are offered at no charge to participants unless otherwise noted; however, attendees must pre-register to participate. How to Start a Business – January 7, 2020, ... Read More

WCC students complete Healthcare Academy

l-r: Kristi Bailey, Lily Snyder, and John Smith. The following Wilkes Community College students completed the Healthcare Academy in the fall 2019 Kristi Bailey, Wilkes County; Lily Snyder, Watauga County; and Cody Smith, Yadkin County. The program consisted of Nurse Aide I, taught by Sonya Jordan; Phlebotomy, taught by Annette Church; and Cardiovascular ... Read More

WCC instructors complete CORE Certification

(l to r) Amber Arnder, Matt Greene, Tammy Griffin-Garcia, David Barton, Jon Howle, Justin Shore, and Dr. Jeff Cox. WCC congratulates the latest Certified Online Instructors who met certification requirements during the fall of 2019. WCC President Dr. Jeff Cox recognized the following instructors during WCC’s faculty/staff luncheon on December 16. Instructors completing ... Read More

WCC congratulates Phlebotomy graduates

Front row l-r: Cherokee Johnson, Honey Patel, and Lea Constable Back row l-r: Emma Starnes, Britany Hitchcock, Spencer Church, and Skyler Younce Wilkes Community College congratulates its most recent Phlebotomy program graduates taught by instructor Anette Church. The graduates are Spencer Church, Wilkes County; Lea Constable, Ashe County; Britany Hitchcock, Caldwell County; Cherokee ... Read More

WCC receives $5,000 grant from Carolina Farm Credit

Front row l-r: Donna Riddle, WCC Horticulture lead instructor and Leslie Sparks, Director, Carolina Farm Credit, ACASecond row l-r: Alexa Wagoner, Loan Processor; Marsha Williams, Senior Loan Officer; and Carmen Church, Branch Office CoordinatorBack row l-r: Scott Green, Regional Vice President and Ryan Bledsoe, Commercial Ag Loan Officer The Wilkes Community College Horticulture ... Read More