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WCC Board of Trustees met on Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met on Thursday, October 10, at the John A. Walker Community Center located on the Wilkes Campus. l-r: Terry Bumgarner, WCC Board of Trustees Chair; Shabrina McPherson, WCC SGA president; Cynthia Alford, liason to the Board of Trustees; and Dr. Jeff Cox, WCC president. Prior to the start ... Read More

36th Annual Henry Moore Scholarship Golf Classic held on October 3

Participants in the 36th Annual Henry Moore Scholarship Golf Classic. Record-breaking temperatures did not deter the 118 players and event sponsors that came out to support Wilkes Community College Foundation and participate in the 36th Annual Henry Moore Scholarship Golf Classic, on Thursday, October 3.  Proceeds from the tournament totaled over $50,000 and will provide ... Read More

Gertrude Elliott Health Sciences Scholarship recipients named for 2019-2020

Front row l-r: Dr. Tom Bowman, Katrina Fletcher, Charity Visnic, Riley Hix, Jordan Campbell, Lola Griffith, Mackenzie Adkins, and Dr. Karolen Bowman Back row l-r: Jonathan Koger, Mary Hannewald, Staley Parks, Presley Church, Sydney Culler, Kendra Carter, Amber Blackburn, Hailey Mastin, Dr. Jeff Cox, Toni Blake Not pictured: Stephanie Church, Stephanie Abdelhamid, Nevaeh Hemric Twenty-two ... Read More

WCC congratulates Nurse Aide I program students for completing the first section of WCC Healthcare Academy

Left to right: Natassja Lindsey, Ashley Holman, Lily Snyder, and John "Cody" Smith Wilkes Community College congratulates the following Nurse Aide I program graduates: Natassja Lindsey, Alexander County; Ashley Holman, Yadkin County; Lily Snyder, Watauga County; and John "Cody" Smith, Yadkin County. The students graduated on September 17, 2019, and were taught by Nurse Aide ... Read More

Upcoming seminars offered by WCC Small Business Center

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for October 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. Understanding Bookkeeping for the Clueless Small Business Owner – ... Read More


Photo credit: Bobbi Jennings The Walker Center was honored to host The Texas Tenors, the most successful music group and third highest-selling artist in the history of “America’s Got Talent,” on Thursday, September 12. The Tenors received a standing ovation for their rendition of a song from the Broadway hit musical, “Les Miserables.” Their enthusiasm ... Read More

WCC Division of College & Career Readiness holds 41st Annual Graduation Ceremony

Division of College Readiness 2019 graduates Wilkes Community College’s Division of College & Career Readiness awarded diplomas at its 41st annual graduation ceremony on Sunday, August 18, at the John A. Walker Community Center. Of the 137 graduates, 129 earned a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma and eight received an Adult High School (AHS) diploma. ... Read More

Wilkes Education Foundation donates $7,000 to WCC for Scholarships

l-r: Marcia Reynolds, WEF Board of Directors, Dr. Jeff Cox, WCC president, and Arnold Lakey, WEF president. Photo credit: Dr. Gordon Burns The Wilkes Educational Foundation (WEF) provided support to Wilkes Community College for scholarships. Arnold Lakey, president of the WEF and Marcia Reynolds, WEF board member, presented a check for $7,000 to Dr. Jeff ... Read More

WCC instructors complete CORE training

(l to r) David Barton and Jere Miles. WCC congratulates the latest Certified Online Instructors who met certification requirements during the summer. WCC President Dr. Jeff Cox recognized the following instructors during WCC’s college-wide luncheon on August 14. Instructors completing CORE during summer 2019 were: • Jere Miles, simulation and game development instructor • David ... Read More

WCC holds dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Stone Culinary Center

Wilkes Community College held the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Stone Culinary Center on Tuesday, August 27. The new facility includes a hot lab, cold lab, bake lab, library, office space, and a dining room that gives students restaurant-style practical experience in set-up, preparation, and service of meals. Allison Phillips, WCC Foundation ... Read More