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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

Mini-Semester Classes Great Way To Jump-Start College Credits

Registration will be held Monday, Sept. 30, at Vance-Granville Community College for eight mini-semester classes, which will begin Monday, Oct. 1, and run until Nov. 27. Mini-semester classes are ones that are held three hours a day, twice a week for eight weeks in order to get in the same number of instruction hours for  Read More

VGCC Class Can Help Students Repair Bad Credit, Reduce Debt

Many people suffer from a bad credit report because of small mistakes, and this jeopardizes all their finances and leads to heavy debt loads. If you’re one of these, help is just around the corner in a class to begin Sept. 17 at Vance-Granville Community College. Credit Repair/Debt Reduction will be held on Tuesdays from  Read More

VGCC Fall Enrollment Tops 4,000 For First Time In School’s History

For the first time in its 33-year history, Vance-Granville Community College has enrolled more than 4,000 students in curriculum programs for a semester. In the Fall Semester currently under way, there are 4,230 students enrolled in programs that lead to associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. That number will fluctuate a small amount as students adjust  Read More

27th Autumn Arts Juried Art Show Offers Cash Prizes, Grumbacher Award

Cash prizes and the prestigious Grumbacher Award will be awarded by the 2002 Autumn Arts Juried Art Show, to be held Oct. 27-Nov. 15 in the Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College. This will be the 27th juried art show sponsored by the Kerr Lake Art Society, in cooperation with Vance-Granville Community College. In addition  Read More

Scholarship Awards Ceremony September 25

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, 278 full-time VGCC students will receive scholarships provided by local businesses, industries and individuals. The event will take place in the Civic Center beginning at 11 a.m. The awards ceremony serves several purposes, Robert Miller, Vance-Granville’s president, says. “It allows the recipients the opportunity to be recognized as well as affords  Read More

Job Shadowing Opportunities Available For Students

Job Shadowing is an opportunity for a student to spend a designated amount of time, usually a half day or a full day, with a person who serves as an occupational career model in the area of the student’s interest. Students can sign up for Job Shadowing any time during the fall or spring semester.  Read More

Area Businesses Urged Not To Miss EXPO 2002

Area businesses will get “more bang for their buck” when they sign up to be vendors at EXPO 2002. That’s the opinion of Greg Griggs, president of the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce, one of the co-sponsors of the annual business trade show. EXPO 2002 will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to  Read More

Ambassadors Chosen To Represent VGCC

A baker’s dozen outstanding students have been chosen by Vance-Granville Community College to serve as Ambassadors during the 2002-2003 school year. Selected to represent the college at special campus and community functions are Lynsay Allen, a Radiography student, and College Transfer student Adam Copeland, both of Franklinton; Stacy Freshour, Cosmetology, Jacqueline Reese, Human Services Technology,  Read More

VGCC Personal Enrichment Class Shows History As Portrayed In Movies

Motion pictures have long been involved in dramatizing history since the beginnings of civilization. A course entitled “History as Illustrated in Great Films” will be offered by Vance-Granville Community College and will endeavor to show how Hollywood has portrayed world history through the years. The class will be offered on Wednesdays, running Sept. 11 to  Read More