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Ribbon cut to open Mechatronics Lab at VGCC South Campus

The Granville County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and open house to celebrate the new Mechatronics lab on Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus, which is located between Creedmoor and Butner. Area residents and community leaders had a chance to take a closer look at the new Mechatronics Engineering Technology program, which provides training for jobs in advanced manufacturing.



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RALEIGH – With the holiday shopping season around the corner, the North Carolina Community College Small Business Center Network (SBCN) encourages you to #ShopSmall by supporting local small businesses. Nestled between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday® has quickly become a nationally recognized day to support your local independent merchants with the power of your dollar.

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VGCC Volleyball Player named to All-Region team

Vance-Granville Community College women’s volleyball player Kara Reese of Henderson has been selected to the All-Region First Team by coaches in National Junior College Athletic Association Region X, Division III. She is the first student-athlete in the history of the VGCC volleyball program to be so honored.

 

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Guest speaker offers life lessons to VGCC students

The Male Mentoring Program at Vance-Granville Community College hosted author, entrepreneur, social activist and educator Dr. NKrumah Lewis as a special guest speaker on Nov. 13 on VGCC’s Main Campus. He shared stories from his own life to offer a message of hope to young people, as he does in his autobiography, “Becoming A Butterfly: From Prison to Ph.D.”

 

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Grant funds new NCWorks Job-Driven Initiative at VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College, in partnership with the Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Board, has received a $147,000 grant, made possible by federal funds awarded to the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions. VGCC is one of 12 community colleges across the state that have been selected to provide training services for dislocated workers as part of the “NCWorks Job-Driven Initiative.”

 

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