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VGCC Talks Scholarships, Joint Programs, Admissions With High School Counselors

Vance-Granville Community College’s Counseling Services hosted counselors and other school officials from the four counties the college serves for an annual information session and lunch Oct. 25. During the session, representatives of high schools in Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties were reminded by Gene Purvis, dean of Student Services, that the college gives each  Read More

Art Class At VGCC’s Franklin Campus Plans 2-Day Show & Sale

Students in the Continuing Education art class at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus are sponsoring an Art Show & Sale. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, and from 1 to 5 p.m. the following day. On display and for sale will be art by members  Read More

Moseley Wins Grumbacher, Raleigh Artist Takes First At Annual Autumn Arts Exhibit

It is déjà vu all over again at the annual Autumn Arts 2002 juried art show on exhibit now at Vance-Granville Community College.  William Ward Moseley of Littleton won the prestigious Grumbacher Gold Medallion Award again for his watercolor painting, “Wet Shopping.” The Grumbacher Award consists of a gold medal and a $200 merchandise certificate  Read More

Advisory Committees Lend Assistance To VGCC

“You are our liaison to the community,” Vance-Granville Community College President Robert A. Miller told members of the college’s advisory committees who gathered Oct. 22 for their annual meeting. There are about 30 advisory committees composed of four to a dozen members each from Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties who are actively employed or  Read More


Leon Turner, left, executive director of the Granville County Economic Commission, presents $6,000 to President Robert A. Miller of Vance-Granville Community College to endow the fourth Granville Industrial & Business Club Academic Achievement scholarship at the college. The GIBC also started Academic Achievement awards in honor of John K. Nelms and in honor of Betty  Read More

Super Customer Service Subject Of VGCC Class

Any successful business person can tell you that customer service either makes or breaks a business. Vance-Granville Community College is offering a class called “Super Customer Service” on Oct. 29 that will help business operators ensure that their customers are getting the best service possible. And the class is free! The class will be held  Read More

After 41-Year Career Closes, VGCC Student Getting New Skills to Compete

Obviously, Barbara Jiggetts is not afraid of hard work. For the past 41 years, she did labor-intensive work at J.P. Taylor Tobacco Co. in Henderson. Prior to that, she had picked cotton and worked in the tobacco harvests. While at J.P. Taylor, Barbara hung tobacco and cut damaged tobacco, she swept, straightened, served as ticket  Read More

Author Of Dog-Man Love Story Visits VGCC South Campus Class

Reviews of the first novel by Mike Gaddis – Jenny Willow – include such phrases as “beautifully told,” “a great dog story, a fabulous dog story,” and “destined to become one of the classics of modern literature.” Students in Laura McCullough’s English Composition I class at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus received a treat recently  Read More

Numbers, Value Of VGCC Scholarships Presented At Awards Day Set Records

Vance-Granville Community College presented a record 278 scholarships to full-time students at Scholarship Awards Day on Sept. 25 at the college. In addition, 200 part-time students have received scholarships valued at $300 each. President Robert A. Miller told the scholarship recipients, presenters and guests gathered in the Civic Center that both the number of awards  Read More

VGCC To Run BioFrontiers Booth At Fair

For the second straight year, the N.C. Community College System will man a booth in the BioFrontiers building at the North Carolina State Fair Oct. 18-27. Since VGCC is on the front lines of this training with our BioWorks program at the Franklin County Campus, our personnel will staff the booth on Saturday, Oct. 19.  Read More