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Wilkes Community College to host walk-through graduation ceremonies

Wilkes Community College will host a walk-through graduation ceremony to celebrate the graduates of 2020 on Thursday, August 6 from 9:15 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and Friday, August 7 from 3 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the John A. Walker Community Center on the campus of Wilkes Community College. Graduates ... Read More

WCC congratulates Medication Aide program graduates

Wilkes Community College congratulates the recent medication aide program graduates, taught by instructor, Sonya Jordan, R.N. The following students completed the class on July 16, 2020, and are eligible to sit for the state exam to become a certified medication aide; Sanchez Jarvis, Surry County; Laura Elena Jarrett-Gonzalez, Wilkes County; Joseph Jones, Wilkes County; Bethany ... Read More

WCC congratulates Nurse Aide I program graduates

L-R: Katelyn Glen, Tanya Blankenship, Hannah Aguilar, Rachel Watkins, Reece Bumgarner, Brooke Bauguess, Cydney Byrd, Casey Whitfield, and Kaitlyn Bailey.   Wilkes Community College congratulates our Nurse Aide I program graduates that completed the course on July 7, 2020. The students were taught by instructor Sonya Jordan, R.N. The graduates are Katelyn Glen, ... Read More

WCC Instructor recognized by CISCO Networking Academy

Randy Gambill, WCC Information Technology/Network Management lead instructor Wilkes Community College congratulates Randy Gambill, lead instructor for Information Technology/Network Management for being recognized as an Advanced Level Instructor for Cisco Networking Academy for 2019. This award recognizes Gambill’s achievement as one of the top 25 percent of instructors globally in student feedback and ... Read More

Wilkes Community College receives a $194,029 grant from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas to connect students with apprenticeship opportunities

Wilkes Community College today announced a $194,029 grant from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. The funds will be used to connect students with hands-on training and career development opportunities. The grant will allow the college to expand educational opportunities through the purchase of needed equipment associated with training individuals in the CNC machine operation ... Read More

Upcoming seminars offered by WCC Small Business Center

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for July 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. Positioning Your Business for Post Pandemic Success – July ... Read More

WCC Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met virtually on Thursday, June 24, 2020. The business session began with the approval of the minutes from the April 9, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting. North Carolina Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey addressed trustees and attendees at the meeting. Mr. Causey has made it a ... Read More

WCC congratulates Nurse Aide I program graduates

L-R: Kaitlin Bean, Raegan Gragg, Sarah Parigi, and Alisha Everhardt. Wilkes Community College congratulates our Nurse Aide I program graduates that completed the course on June 11, 2020. The students were taught by instructor Shannon Vendietelli, R.N. The graduates are Kaitlin Bean, Wilkes County; Raegan Gragg, Wilkes County; Sarah Parigi, Surry County; and ... Read More

WCC congratulates high school students who have earned certificates and degrees

Wilkes Community College would like to extend congratulations to high school students who have earned certificates and degrees. These students have achieved academic success by getting a head start on their post-secondary plans, either to continue their education or launch their careers. These students have earned between 12-40 college credits while working towards the completion ... Read More

WCC students and employees win national awards

L-R: Sabrina Bowman, Student Activities coordinator, Amber Ardner, WCC lead instructor of Advertising and Graphic Design, and students Adrian Guerrero and Jayme Martin, and Sonya Jordan, R.N., WCC CNA instructor. Wilkes Community College would like to congratulate our student and employee winners in the 54th Annual National Career Development Association’s (NCDA) Poetry and ... Read More