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VGCC SAMA Members Attend State Convention

The VGCC Student Association of Medical Assistants (SAMA) has had a busy spring — and they do not seem to be slowing down for the summer. Five members of the organization attended the North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants’ (NCSMA) state convention in Greenville on April 22-25. Those attending were Karen Bush, Lisa Youngs, Renita  Read More


Each vocational program at Vance-Granville Community College has named an outstanding student from their evening classes as their students of the semester for Spring Semester. Selected students, front row, from left, are: Carolyn Wrenn of Henderson, Cosmetology; Cora Davis of Louisburg; Carpentry; Alton Robinson of Creedmoor, Automotive Technology; Norris Steed of Henderson, Welding; Jonathan Brewer  Read More

Army Vet Learning To Build Houses; Anniversary Present For Wife A Bonus

After the 20 th year of marriage, appropriate anniversary gifts are listed by five-year increments in most references. So, what do you give your wife to commemorate 39 years of wedded bliss? On their 39 th anniversary on April 16, Howard G. Herring of Lanier Street in Oxford decided to give his wife, the former  Read More

VGCC SGA Presents Family Fun Day For ’99

The sights of Family Fun Day 1999!


Lynn Moorman, right, of Granville County, discusses employment opportunities with the N.C. Department of Correction with Eric Wilson, a corrections officer at Polk Youth Center in Raleigh. The conversation took place at the annual Career Day at Vance-Granville Community College where about 80 potential employers set up displays, shared employment information and interviewed VGCC seniors  Read More

Going Up!

The skeletal frame of the expansion at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus is taking shape. Work on the 8,000 square-foot addition to the campus off I-85 on N.C. 56 between Creedmoor and Butner is ahead of schedule and should be completed by September, school officials say. The expansion will provide a new, larger cosmetology department,  Read More


Winners in the annual hair styling competition among cosmetology students at Vance-Granville Community College on March 29 show off their winning hairdos. All the stylists, standing, and models, seated, are VGCC students. Left to right: Thelma Bullock of Henderson, stylist, and model Amanda Alston of Townsville, both students at VGCC’s main campus, third place; Rashida  Read More

Now Is Time For Vocational Students To Plan For Multi-Skilled Technician

Attention: Students in vocational programs. Want to ensure your future employment, increase your value to your employer and get on the fast track to promotion within your company? Then you should investigate Vance-Granville’s multi-skilled technician program. Today’s employers are looking for people with more than one skill to fill a variety of job needs, and  Read More

VGCC SGA Presents Family Fun Day For 1999

In addition to the usual kids’ games, good food, and other fun, this year’s Family Fun Day on Main Campus on Saturday, April 16, features something new and exciting: the chance to grab money! That’s all we can say about that; you’ll certainly have to be there to appreciate it (or, as they say, you  Read More

VGCC Names Vice President, Two Deans

Vance-Granville Community College President Robert A. Miller has appointed Frederick H. Wilson Jr. as vice president of the college, and he also has named Marsha J. Nelson dean of curriculum and Vanessa Jones dean of student development and advancement services. Wilson replaces Miller, who was promoted to VGCC president on Feb. 1. Nelson moves into  Read More