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VGCC Student Artists Show Works; Evening Class Scheduled In Spring

About 20 pieces of artwork, both color and black-and-white, are hanging in the halls and a conference room of a classroom building at Vance-Granville Community College. They represent the efforts of the students in Scott Garrison’s Painting I, a curriculum class in the College Transfer program of VGCC. During the Fall Semester, which ends Dec.  Read More

N.C. Voters Say Yes To Higher-Ed Bonds

By a 3-to-1 margin, N.C. voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a record $3.1billion bond issue to build and renovate hundreds of buildings at public universities and community colleges. With almost all precincts reporting as of Wednesday morning, Nov. 8, unofficial results showed 73 percent voted for the referendum and 27 percent voted against. EDITOR’S NOTE:  Read More

VGCC College Day

PIRATE PATTER – Marion Sykes, admissions officer of East Carolina University, discusses programs available at his school with college transfer students during College Day at Vance-Granville Community College Nov. 2. Students, from left, are Shannon Blotzer of Butner, Jane Powell and Kristi Harris of Oxford, and Krysten Roberson of Henderson. Thirteen four-year colleges and universities  Read More

VGCC Urges GED Candidates To Take Tests Before New Series Begins In 2002

Come back and “Finish What You’ve Started.” That’s the message that Vance-Granville Community College officials are trying to get across to General Educational Development (GED) candidates who have not completed all five of the required tests. On Jan. 1, 2002, GED testing centers throughout the United States, Canada and overseas, including those at Vance-Granville’s four  Read More


L. Opie Frazier Jr., president of the Henderson Kiwanis Club, presents a resolution from the club endorsing the Higher Education Facilities Bonds to President Robert A. Miller of Vance-Granville Community College as Donald C. Seifert Jr., left, a Kiwanis member and vice chairman of the VGCC Board of Trustees, left, and Betty White, Kiwanis Club  Read More

Bonds Passage Will Help VGCC Prepare for Growing Enrollment

Vance-Granville Community College has experienced rapid enrollment increases in recent years, and school officials predict the numbers will continue to climb in the future. Over the course of 1999-2000 school year at VGCC, more than 4,700 students were enrolled in programs to earn a degree or diploma. In addition, about 3,300 attend classes at the  Read More

Bonds Will Bring Needed Money To Colleges With No Tax Increase

If the Higher Education Facilities Bonds are approved on Nov. 7, Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties will not have to match any dollars for Vance-Granville Community College to receive more than $17 million in construction and renovation funds. And State Treasurer Harlan Boyles says that a tax increase will not be necessary to repay  Read More


Ginnie Currin, left, executive director of the Granville County Chamber of Commerce, and Robert Gorham, center, chamber president, present a resolution passed by the chamber in support of the Higher Education Facilities Bonds to James D. Edwards, marketing director of Vance-Granville Community College. Passage of the bond referendum on Nov. 7 will provide VGCC with  Read More

Area Artist Wins Top Prizes At Autumn Arts Show

William Ward Moseley of Warren County took the two top prizes in the Autumn Juried Art Show, currently on display at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center. Moseley’s oil painting, Dawn at Peggy’s Cove, depicting a harbor scene from Nova Scotia, won the Grumbacher Gold Medallion and also took first place in the 25th Juried  Read More

Career Center Offers Resume Writing Workshop

The VGCC Career Center offers a free Resume Writing workshop on Wednesday, September 27, at noon in the Conference Room of Building 8. Students who are working on resumes for class assignments or for job placement will have the opportunity to meet with Lois Palluzzi and Kimm Jones, from Manpower in Oxford, to hear what  Read More