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PLC course at VGCC draws interest of local industries

Employees of numerous local companies recently completed a Vance-Granville Community College course that offered instruction in Programmable Logic Controllers.


The 96-hour course, “Introduction to PLC’s,” was held at VGCC’s Main Campus from August through November. A Programmable Logic Controller is a | Read More...

VGCC Library adds iPads for students

The Vance-Granville Community College Library is providing yet another technological resource for students. The Library now has 20 iPads that are available for students in any curriculum program to use inside the library on Main Campus.


To use an iPad, |

Free Microsoft Office Software now available for VGCC Students

Vance-Granville Community College is now providing students with popular software at no charge, thanks to a partnership with Microsoft’s Office 365 “Student Advantage” program.


Currently-enrolled students with VGCC e-mail addresses will be able to obtain the Office 365 ProPlus package, a | Read More...

VGCC names head of new Mechatronics program

Keith Shearon of Youngsville has been named to lead the new Mechatronics Engineering Technology program at Vance-Granville Community College. Shearon brings decades of industry experience in manufacturing and electronics to the program and his students.


Shearon begins teaching the first two |

VGCC Students can now get Technical Support from a fellow Vanguard

Vance-Granville Community College has introduced a new resource for students who need help with information technology issues. The “Student Peer Technical Support” service began with the start of the fall semester on Aug. 18.


This new initiative was first proposed and |

VGCC launches Mechatronics program in August at South Campus

Vance-Granville Community College is introducing a new curriculum program that will provide training needed for highly-skilled jobs in advanced manufacturing. The new program of study is called “Mechatronics Engineering Technology” and, as the name implies, it combines mechanical engineering | Read More...

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