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WCC Volunteer Recognition Reception to be held March 7th

The Wilkes Community College 27th Annual Volunteer Recognition Reception will be held on March 7 at the Walker Center on the Wilkes Campus. Everyone who volunteered for Wilkes Community College in 2018 is invited to the event, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. and feature a buffet dinner, special entertainment, and the presentation of the ... Read More

The Walker Center presents Mike Farris and The Fortunate Few on February 28

The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, presents Mike Farris and the Fortunate Few on Thursday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. This performance is sponsored by Skyline National Bank. Whether rearranging songs of centuries past or infusing new lyrical life to half-songs, it becomes clear that Mike’s vocal gift is simply the ... Read More

WCC invites public to SkillsUSA Northwest Region 7 Rally & Career Showcase

Wilkes Community College will host the high school SkillsUSA Northwest Region Rally & Career Showcase on February 25, 2019. The public is encouraged to attend the event to witness the advanced professional skills demonstrated by the high school students. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the Walker Center. The awards ceremony takes place ... Read More

An evening of exploration will be held at the WCC career and college carnival on February 21

Wilkes Community College invites students and families to attend an evening of exploration at the career and college promise carnival on February 21, 2019 at the John A. Walker Center from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Food will be provided to the first 100. Come hear how through the career and college promise program, high ... Read More

WCC announces Golden LEAF Scholarship opportunities for spring semester

Wilkes Community College is pleased to announce scholarships are available through a grant made by the Golden LEAF Foundation to the North Carolina Community College System. Curriculum students may apply for up to $750 per semester, including summer term, and occupational education students are eligible for up to $250 per term. Awards may be applied ... Read More

WCC student receives accounting scholarship

The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants awards scholarships annually to accounting students across the state. Rachel Prevette, accounting student at Wilkes Community College, recently won a $1,500 scholarship. Prevette lives in the Hunting Creek community of Wilkes County. After graduation, she plans to continue her education in Accounting at the University of North ... Read More

WCC announces fall 2018 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 ... Read More

Recipients of Chris Austin Memorial Scholarship at WCC announced

Wilkes Community College congratulates the 2018-2019 Chris Austin Memorial Scholarship recipients. Makenna Shumate, a graduate of North Wilkes High School, is currently enrolled in the Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) program. Shumate is dually enrolled at Lenoir-Rhyne University and Wilkes Community College to seamlessly earn her associates at WCC and finish her baccalaureate nursing education ... Read More

Wilkes Community College offering amateur radio course

Beginning January 31, Wilkes Community College will offer an amateur radio course on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Thompson Hall Room 133. Amateur Radio, often called ham radio, allows “hams” to communicate with each other for public services, recreation and self-training. Registration for the course is $25, which covers a seven-week course leading to the ... Read More

WCC Ashe Campus 2018 fall Phlebotomy graduates

The Ashe Campus of Wilkes Community College congratulates its recent phlebotomy program graduates who were taught by instructor Terri Bounds. The graduates are: Andrea Hamm, Merie Rector, Rebecca Matherly, and Kimberly Vanover. L-R: Terri Bounds, Instructor; Andrea Hamm, Merie Rector, and Rebecca Matherly. Not pictured: Kimberly Vanover.