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WCC Volunteer Recognition Reception to be held Thursday, March 5th

The Wilkes Community College 28th Annual Volunteer Recognition Reception will be held on Thursday, March 5 at the Walker Center on the Wilkes Campus. Everyone who volunteered for Wilkes Community College in 2019 is invited to the event, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature a buffet dinner, special entertainment, and the presentation ... Read More

WCC to host SkillsUSA Northwest Region 7 Rally & Career Showcase

Wilkes Community College will host the high school SkillsUSA Northwest Region Rally & Career Showcase on February 24, 2020. The opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m. at the Walker Center and the award ceremony will be at 1:30 p.m. Established in 2005, the WCC chapter of SkillsUSA is the largest postsecondary SkillsUSA group in N.C. ... 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

Upcoming seminars offered by WCC Small Business Center

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for February 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. QuickBooks, the Online Version for the Small Business Owner: ... Read More

WCC and GE Aviation named as the 2020 Distinguished Partners in Excellence Award recipients

Wilkes Community College and GE Aviation have been named as the 2020 Distinguished Partners in Excellence Award recipients by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges. The award, established by the State Board of Community Colleges in 2006, was created to honor a company, business or industry group and its community college partner(s) whose ... Read More

WCC instructor named as the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient

Hardin Kennedy, chair of Transportation Technologies at Wilkes Community College, has been named as the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient by the NC State Board of Community Colleges. This is the first time a WCC instructor has received this prestigious award since it was established by the State Board of Community Colleges in 1985. ... Read More

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 2019 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