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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

WCC Receives $250,000 Donation for Strickland Career Coach Program

Wilkes Community College (WCC) is pleased to announce a $250,000 donation from Mrs. Elizabeth M. “Betty” Strickland for the continued support of the Robert L. Strickland Career Coach Program through the 2022-2023 academic year. The program is named in honor of Robert L. “Bob” Strickland, who served as the Chairman of Lowes Companies, Inc. for ... Read More

WCC students complete Work-Based Learning program

l-r: Victoria Jolly and Lasada Howell Two WCC students recently completed their Work-Based Learning experience through BROC’s (Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission) Senior Nutrition Services. Lasada Howell and Victoria Jolly are both second year WCC Human Services students. While the majority of the work was completed online, Howell and Jolly were able to assist ... Read More

WCC’s performance measures scores among highest in state

The North Carolina Community Colleges system reports every year on how successful each of its 58 community colleges performed over an academic year. In the 2020 Performance Measures Report, Wilkes Community College (WCC) was one of only two colleges in the entire state to score in the top two categories in all seven performance measures. ... Read More

WCC offers new Paralegal Studies Certificate program

Wilkes Community College is pleased to announce the addition of a Paralegal Studies Certificate program through Workforce Development and Community Education. The Paralegal Studies program prepares students who already possess an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree for a career as a paralegal. The paralegal curriculum is divided into paralegal skills courses and law coursework. ... Read More

WCC Alleghany Center congratulates Nurse Aide I program graduates

l-r: Chloe Caldwell, Summer Durham, Jennifer Mendez, Denise Cornett, and Storm Davis The Alleghany Center of Wilkes Community College congratulates their recent Nurse Aide I program graduates taught by instructor Libby Matheson, R.N. The students are Chloe Caldwell, Alleghany County; Denise Cornett, Grayson County, VA; Storm Davis, Ashe County; Summer Durham, Alleghany County; ... Read More

WCC holds 54th Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, August 6, and Friday, August 7

Wilkes Community College’s 54th Annual Commencement Ceremonies took place on Thursday, August 6, and Friday, August 7 at the John A. Walker Center. “We are immensely proud of our students, for the perseverance they demonstrated surviving the COVID-19 pandemic and completing their programs of study,” stated Dr. Jeff Cox, president of Wilkes Community College. Wilkes ... Read More

WCC congratulates Nurse Aide I program graduates

Bottom-Top: Kathleen Sockman, Celena Blankenship, Sharon Brookshire, and Edward Davis, IV. Wilkes Community College congratulates our Nurse Aide I program graduates that completed the course on July 20, 2020. The students were taught by instructors Sonya Jordan, R.N. and Shannon Venditelli, R.N.  The graduates are Kathleen Sockman, Wilkes County; Celena Blankenship, Wilkes County; ... Read More

WCC Board of Trustees met on Thursday, August 6

The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met on Thursday, August 6, at the John A. Walker Center. The oath of office was administered to the following trustees: Evan Handy, newly appointed; Dr. Alexander Erwin, newly appointed; Connie Cox, reappointed; and Kelly Vannoy, newly appointed. The business session began with the approval of the minutes ... Read More