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New Round of VGCC BioWork Classes Begin In January at Franklin Campus

Openings remain in three sessions of BioWork classes that will begin in January at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus. BioWork trains process technicians for employment in bioprocess, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing companies. Process technicians run the manufacturing processes in these companies, and the technicians are in high demand in this area and throughout the  Read More

VGCC Offers New Computer Class

The Computer Center at Vance-Granville Community College has added a new course to its offerings – Beginner’s Class for Computer and Internet Skills. Student demand for a class to learn about computers with a special interest on Internet skills led to development of this class. The 24 hours of instruction teaches beginning students information they  Read More

VGCC Adds Daytime Continuing Education Computer Classes to Warren Campus Schedule

Vance-Granville Community College will add daytime continuing education occupational extension computer classes at the Warren County Campus, beginning early in 2002. These shorter computer classes have been limited to evening hours at the Warren campus in the past. However, the recent upgrade of a computer lab has made possible the offering of daytime classes. Vance-Granville  Read More

VGCC Cosmetology Grad Finds Training Helped Significantly in Career, Licensure

For Julie Humphries of Henderson, Vance-Granville Community College’s Cosmetology program provided the hands-on experience she needed to land a great job as a hair stylist at a local salon. Humphries completed the certificate program in Cosmetology from VGCC in August and is now employed as a hair stylist at Shear Magic on Dabney Drive. She  Read More

VGCC Offers Continuing Education In Wastewater Treatment Operation

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a six-hour class in Wastewater Treatment Operator Continuing Education on Dec. 1 at its main campus in Vance County. The class is designed to help operators better understand plant operations and solve problems as they occur. It will include two hours of wastewater microbiology, one hour of surviving a state  Read More

VGCC Offers Job Training, Office Assistant Class At Franklin Campus

A new class to be held at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus will train unemployed and underemployed workers for better jobs and will provide entry-level computer training for office assistants. The 75-hour class will be held Monday-Friday, Oct. 22-Dec. 13, on the campus on N.C. 56 west of Louisburg. Classes will be held from  Read More

VGCC To Offer Cisco Training Evenings at Franklin Campus

For those people in the Louisburg area who want or need advanced computer network training but are working days and cannot attend classes, Vance-Granville Community College will offer the Cisco Academy training two evenings a week at its Franklin County Campus, beginning in January. Cisco Systems is the largest producer of routers, which control computer  Read More

Night Program Offers Opportunity For Busy People to Earn Diploma

People who need only a few credits to earn high school diplomas can earn them at night in a program at Vance-Granville Community College Classes are under way on VGCC’s main campus for people 18 and over to study and earn an adult high school diploma from the school. These classes are designed for people  Read More

Henderson Native Reads Works At VGCC

Henderson native David Payne, the best-selling author of several acclaimed novels, visited Vance-Granville Community College Oct. 19, read from his works and discussed the writing craft Payne grew up in Henderson and is the grandson of W.D. Payne, a former Henderson High School principal and superintendent of Henderson city schools. W.D. Payne was also one  Read More

Art Show & Sale on Tap At VGCC Franklin Campus

Unique, original, one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts will be available when the art class of Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus holds an Art Show & Sale Nov. 10-11. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10,   and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, at the campus  Read More