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Third KLAHBA Scholarship Honors Charter Member, First President

The Kerr Lake Area Home Builders Association has started its third Academic Achievement Scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College. This scholarship is named in memory of Carl Lawrence, a general contractor in Granville County who built residential and commercial dwellings for many years until his death in 1982. Lawrence was one of the charter members of  Read More

VGCC Graduates 13 New Law Officers

Thirteen members of the 74th Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) class at Vance-Granville Community College have completed their training and passed the state examination as certified law enforcement officers. Graduation ceremonies were held for the class Dec. 17 at the college Civic Center. Graduates of Class 74 are Andrew L. Ayscue of Youngsville, Joseph A.  Read More

Oxford Woman’s Club Endows 2 Scholarships At Vance-Granville

Members of the Oxford Woman’s Club played Santa Claus to deserving students at Vance-Granville Community College when they endowed two Presidential Merit Award scholarships at the school in December. The club donated $24,000 to the VGCC Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program to establish the two scholarships, each of which will award $1,000 annually to a  Read More

VGCC Helps Boost Nursing

December 18, 2002 By PAULETTE CHU, Daily Dispatch Writer In an effort to improve health care in rural counties and fight a nationwide nursing shortage, Vance-Granville Community College is joining with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to offer a local master’s degree program in nursing. The partnership stems from a $200,000 grant  Read More

Main Campus Construction On Schedule

Construction of a new classroom building at Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus is right on schedule, despite recent heavy rains, the college’s Board of Trustees were told at their semi-monthly meeting Nov. 18. Building Chairman J. David Brooks reported that concrete has been poured and a retaining wall constructed for the 52,000 square-foot main campus  Read More

Accident At Work Leads To Change Of Direction For VGCC Vocational Student Of The Semester

If it had not been for an accident on the job, Gregory Perry would likely have been helping restore power lost from the Dec. 4-5 ice storm rather than being honored as Vocational Student of the Fall Semester at Vance-Granville Community College. Perry, a Hillsborough native who lives in Butner, worked 14 years for an  Read More

SACS/Fax Corner

For the next few months, this corner of StafFax will be devoted to “SACS/Fax.” It will contain important information to help you prepare for the visit by the Reaffirmation Committee. The visiting team will have just three days to learn a great deal about Vance-Granville Community College, so we will need to be ready to  Read More

Success Stories: Fall 2002

In each fall edition of VGCC’s newsletter and schedule ARCHES, VGCC focuses on the success of its graduates. Here are the stories from this year’s edition. Tell us your story. If you are a VGCC Alumnus, please share with us what you are doing with your education now! Click here to send e-mail to VGCC.  Read More

Fall Semester Schedule Revised After Inclement Weather Delay; Registration Also Extended

Because of the class time lost from the inclement weather, Fall Semester curriculum classes will be extended three days and now end on Monday, Dec. 16. The exam schedule will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 17, and end on Thursday, Dec. 19. DAYS MISSED   MAKE-UP DAYS Wednesday, Dec. 4 (evening only) * Thursday, Dec. 5  Read More

It’s Time For New Students To Register For Spring Semester At Vance-Granville

Enrollment continues to increase at Vance-Granville Community College, and potential students who want to get into the classes they need should not delay in registering, school officials say. Regular Spring Semester 2003 curriculum classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 7, and run through Thursday, May 8. In addition, an 8-week Mini-Semester session is planned to begin Monday,  Read More