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WCC hosts 2019 fall robotics competition

Wilkes County middle and high school students participated in the robotics competitions hosted by Wilkes Community College instructors from the Applied Career Technologies division in fall 2019. Wayne Shepherd, director of Career and Technical Education and Safety for Wilkes County Schools, and Stacie Taylor, chair of Applied Engineering Technologies for Wilkes Community College, organized the ... Read More

Drs. Tom and Karolen Bowman pledge $1,000,000 to Wilkes Community College

l-r: Dr. Karolen Bowman, Dr. Tom Bowman, and Dr. Jeff Cox, WCC president Drs. Tom and Karolen Bowman announce a $1,000,000 pledge to Wilkes Community College. The Bowmans presented a check for $250,000 to Dr. Jeff Cox, WCC president, as their first payment toward their pledge. The Bowman’s have long been supporters of Wilkes Community ... Read More

Skyline/SkyBest Supports WCC Ashe Campus Campaign

Front row l-r: WCC Board member Hobie Davis, Allison Phillips, WCC Foundation executive director; Dr. Jeff Cox, WCC president; SkyLine President R.C. Mitchell, SkyLine/SkyBest CEO Kim Shepherd, SkyLine Board members Sharon Kasel, D.C. Smith and Jerry Roten. Back row l-r: Chris Robinson, WCC Ashe Campus director; SkyBest Board members Haskell McGuire and Dennis Gambill; SkyLine ... Read More

WCC appoints 2019-2020 Student Ambassadors

Back row l-r: Cody Lamkin, Brian Foster, and Breanna Laws Front row l-r: WCC Program Advisor, Morgan Staley, Cody Hartley, and Angela Torres Not pictured: Hailey Hogan Wilkes Community College appointed six students to the Student Ambassadors Program for the 2019-2020 school year. Morgan Staley, Coordinator of Recruiting serves as the program advisor. The following ... Read More

USPOULTRY Foundation awards WCC $7,000 grant

Dr. Jeff Cox, WCC President; Matthew Greene, WCC Animal Science lead instructor; Frank Blevins, WCC Animal Science/Horticulture instructor; Ronald Dolllyhite, WCC Dean of Applied Career Technologies; and Dr. Leslie Sparks with the WCC Animal Science program students. Wilkes Community College’s Applied Animal Science Technology program was awarded a $7,000 grant from the U.S. Poultry and ... Read More

The Walker Center presents Simply Queen

The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present Simply Queen on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Simply Queen fronted by Freddie Mercury impersonator extraordinaire Rick Rock, performs all the iconic songs that made Queen one of the most legendary rock bands of all time, ... Read More

November Seminars offered by WCC Small Business Center

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for November 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.  Growing Your Success: Growing Your Business – November 5, ... Read More

Wilkes Community College Program Advisory Committees Kickoff 2019-2020

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Advisory Committee Preparation, relevance, and improvement were the themes weaving through conversations during Wilkes Community College’s Program Advisory Committees Kickoff event on Friday, October 18, at the Walker Center on the Wilkes Campus. Advisory committee members and WCC faculty, staff and administrators took part in the discussions. Dr. Cox welcomed everyone ... Read More

WCC-Wilkes Campus SGA officers and representatives named for 2019-2020

Front row seated l-r: Sarah Inscore, sophmore senator; Riley Jenkins, sophmore senator; Shabrina McPherson, presidentBack row seated l-r: Cody Call, sophmore senator and Eric Kohlmeier, vice-president The Student Government Association (SGA) at the Wilkes Campus has named the following officers to serve for the 2019-2020 school year: Executive BoardPresident: Shabrina McPherson*Vice President: Eric Kohlmeier* SGA ... Read More

The Walker Center presents Mutts Gone Nuts

The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present Mutts Gone Nuts on Friday, November 8, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. Expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance, that’s leaving audiences everywhere howling for more. From shelters to showbiz, these amazing mutts unleash ... Read More