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VGCC’s Newest Club Off To Great Start!

The Student Association of Medical Assistants (SAMA), VGCC’s newest club, has been very busy this fall. Their first fundraiser was a great success. The proceeds will be used to “adopt” a family for Thanksgiving in each of Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties. This month, the club will be raising money to provide meals and  Read More

Teacher Education Students May Be Interested In PRAXIS

Four-year colleges and universities use the PRAXIS Series assessment examinations to qualify individuals for entry into teacher education programs. In addition, a number of professional associations and organizations use these tests. If you are interested in pursing a career in education, please contact Beth Brockhaus, VGCC Counseling Services, to obtain a registration bulletin to take  Read More

South Campus Hosts Open House To Celebrate New Addition

VGCC celebrated the new addition to its South Campus with an Open House for the public on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Unlike many building projects, the 7,940-square-foot addition to the campus was actually completed ahead of schedule, and Fall Semester classes began in it Aug. 23. Cost of the addition was $851,510, of which half was  Read More

VGCC Offers Holiday Floral Design Course

Want to learn how to make your home look festive for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays? Then the Holiday Floral Design course being offered at Vance-Granville Community College should be just the thing for you. The 18-hour course will begin Nov. 10 and run each Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 15  Read More

50 VGCC Students Selected For Who’s Who

The 2000 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges will include the names of 50 students from Vance-Granville Community College who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders. Nominations from VGCC include students who demonstrated academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success. They  Read More

VGCC Fall Enrollment Tops 3,300, Sets New High

President Robert A. Miller of Vance-Granville Community College is an optimist, but even he said he was surprised when Fall Semester curriculum enrollment surpassed the 1998 previous high. Miller announced that 3,308 students enrolled in curriculum programs in the semester that began Aug. 23. This is 74 more than Fall Semester 1998 enrollment, an increase  Read More

Well-Known Area Artist Takes Top Prize In Kerr Lake Society Autumn Arts Show

Nancye M. Knott of Clarksville, Va., won the Grumbacher Award in the Kerr Lake Art Society Autumn Arts ’99 Juried Art Show currently being held at Vance-Granville Community College. Knott’s watercolor, “Ready to Go,” took home the Grumbacher Gold Medallion as the best art work in the show using at least 50 percent of Grumbacher  Read More

VGCC Faculty, Staff Contribute Record $13,009 To Endowment Fund

The VGCC faculty and staff’s support of its students through the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund stepped up a notch this fall. The 1999 Faculty & Staff Drive for the Endowment Fund raised $13,009 . That’s more than $1,000 above the amount contributed the previous year! In a memo to the full faculty and staff,  Read More

VGCC Medical Assistants Club Elects Officers For 1999-2000

The VGCC Student Association of Medical Assistants held its first meeting of the 1999-2000 academic year on Thursday, Sept. 2. New officers were elected: Yolanda Morris-Payne will serve the club as president, Saemica Person as vice president, Karen Bush as secretary, Terrie Evans as treasurer and Angie Goswick as historian. Student Government Association representatives for  Read More

College Day Set For Nov. 10

Students who want to attend a four-year college but have unanswered questions about doing so should mark Wednesday, Nov. 10, on the calendar. On that day, representatives from over 20 four-year colleges and universities will be in the Student Lounge for VGCC’s College Day. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., students will get firsthand information  Read More