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WCC Foundation celebrates GivingTuesday by raising funds for their 2020 Rooted in Care and Determination Campaign

This GivingTuesday, December 1, 2020, in light of the challenges that many of our students are facing during this pandemic and in the true spirit of giving, the WCC Foundation is asking that individuals pay it forward and donate to the WCC Annual Fund drive and be a part of our 2020 Rooted in Care ... Read More

Henry Moore Scholarship Golf Classic

Wilkes Community College Foundation’s 37th Annual Henry Moore Scholarship Golf Classic was held on Thursday, November 5, 2020. There were 97 players participating. Proceeds from the tournament totaled over $46,000 and will provide scholarships to students who participate in the WCC Step Up Leadership program. Window World, Inc. was lead sponsor for the tournament held ... Read More

Wilkes Community College now offering eight-week minimesters

Wilkes Community College (WCC) is pleased to announce the addition of eight-week minimester course offerings. The eight-week minimesters afford students flexible options that meet their scheduling needs and allow them to focus on fewer courses at a time to help them stay focused. These courses provide a great opportunity for students with busy lives to ... Read More

SkyLine Membership Corporation contributes to Telework Expansion Initiative of Northwest N.C.

Through a collaborative partnership with Wilkes Community College, SkyLine Membership Corporation has contributed $5,000 toward the Telework Expansion Initiative of Northwest North Carolina. Ashe, Alleghany, and Wilkes counties are the center of an initiative led by Wilkes Community College (WCC) to build a regional strategy to leverage high-speed broadband for the economic growth and opportunity ... Read More

WCC VP of Strategy named NC 2020 trailblazer

Zach Barricklow, VP of Strategy Zach Barricklow, WCC VP of Strategy was recently named as a 2020 Trailblazer by Business North Carolina magazine. The award recognizes thriving business owners and professionals under the age of 40 who work in N.C. cities and towns that have fewer than 100,000 residents. Barricklow is one of ... Read More

WCC Board of Trustees met on Thursday, October 8, 2020

The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met on Thursday, October 08, at the Alleghany Center located in Sparta, N.C. Prior to the start of the business session, Susan Nilo, Director of the Alleghany Center presented an update on the Alleghany Center and hosted a tour of the new welding lab. The business session began ... 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. How to Start a Small Business – October 1, ... Read More

WCC VP of Institutional Advancement jumps with U.S. Army Golden Knights

l-r: Staff Sergeant Ryan Reis, U.S. Army and Allison Phillips, WCC VP of Institutional Advancement WCC VP of Institutional Advancement, Allison Phillips recently took part in a jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights. The United States Army Parachute Team, nicknamed the Golden Knights, is a demonstration and competition parachute team of the ... Read More

WCC congratulates Cardiovascular Technician program graduates

l-r: Maria Alvarez, Johnny Collins and Heaven Coffey Wilkes Community College congratulates its most recent Cardiovascular Technician program graduates. The students are Maria Alvarez, North Wilkesboro; Heaven Coffey, Taylorsville; and Johnny Collins, Patrick County, Virginia.

September seminars offered by WCC Small Business Center

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for September 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. Voiceovers for Beginners – September 3, 2020, 6:00 p.m.-7:30- ... Read More