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VGCC Main Campus Construction, Warren Building Plans 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. The trustees also approved the basic floor plan and agreed to submit the drawings to the State Construction Office for a new  Read More


Jacob Capps shows his mother, Vonda Capps, one of his creations in the Vance-Granville Community College Day Care Center Art Show Nov. 15. The youngsters in the center created artworks with a variety of materials, including cereal and pasta, and using a variety of “paintbrushes,” including feather dusters, string and even golf balls. Jacob and  Read More


Outstanding students named Student of the Semester in their vocational programs for Fall Semester at Vance-Granville Community College are, front, from left: Ricky Edwards of Henderson, Cosmetology; Adrian Holden of Henderson, Industrial Systems Technology; Keith Yarborough of Henderson, Carpentry; Charlie Hargrove of Henderson, Automotive Systems Technology; Antonio Perry of Franklinton, Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration;  Read More

VGCC Starts New Scholarship With Big Gift From Glen Raven

Glen Raven Inc. of Norlina, the largest corporate donor to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program, recently donated an additional $20,000 to the program. This brings to more than $183,000 the amount given by Glen Raven to assist Warren County students in their educational endeavors at Vance-Granville. VGCC President Robert A. Miller  Read More

VGCC Faculty, Staff Raise $14,532 For Scholarships

Another great year! For the third year in a row, the faculty and the staff of Vance-Granville Community College have raised more than $14,000 for the student scholarship program! This year’s total is $14,532. The co-chairs of this year’s drive, Jo Anna Jones, George Henderson and Larraine Abbott, issued a statement on Thursday afternoon, Nov.  Read More

Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Adam Copeland

Meet Adam Copeland, College Transfer/Associate of Arts degree student. A graduate of Wake Forest Rolesville High, Adam sought education at Vance-Granville Community College because he found it to be a “quality local junior college that was reasonably priced.” Some of Adam’s favorite classes have been Chem 151, British Literature and Major American Writers. He also  Read More

VGCC Student Support Services’ Focus Is Nontraditional Student

Special activities are planned at Vance-Granville Community College within the next few weeks to focus on nontraditional students, Helen  Lindsey, coordinator of Student Support Services, announced. The events are scheduled to coincide with the observance of national “Nontraditional Student Month” in November. Included are a continental breakfast on Nov. 11, a round-table discussion on Nov.  Read More

VGCC Offers Wastewater Treatment CE Classes

Vance-Granville Community College will offer continuing education wastewater treatment classes on the main campus in Vance County in November and in December. Math Review for the Grade 2 Waste Water Examination will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the mobile classroom at the rear of the campus. Wastewater  Read More

College Day Scheduled For Tuesday, Nov. 19

Students who want to attend a four-year college but have unanswered questions about doing so should mark Tuesday, Nov. 19, on their calendars. On that day, representatives from over 20 four-year colleges and universities will be in the Civic Center for VGCC’s College Day. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., students will get firsthand information  Read More

New Officers

The VGCC chapter of the Student North Carolina Association of Educators has elected officers for the 2002-2003 school year. Shown from left, are Jennifer Hawks, secretary; Valerie Clark, vice-president; Gracie Crews, president. Back row, from left, are Trina Terry, assistant secretary; Tomeka Jefferson, treasurer; Lou B. Baskerville, parliamentarian; and Christine Yarnell, assistant treasurer.