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VGCC Will Introduce Genealogy In Class At Granville South Campus

Interested in getting in touch with your roots? A class coming up this fall at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus will help participants do just that. “Introduction to Genealogy” will run from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturdays, beginning Sept. 14 and ending Nov. 2 at the campus on N.C. 56 between Butner and  Read More

Hard-Working VGCC Grad Finds Success On West Coast

Ernest Hinton is a long, long way from home… and working long, long days…and loving every minute of it. Henderson native Ernest Benjamin Hinton went off to St. Augustine’s College after graduation from Northern Vance High School, but he found the Raleigh school was not for him. He returned home after one semester and entered  Read More

Line Dancing Classes Returning To VGCC

Tuesday evenings are again reserved for line dancing this fall at Vance-Granville Community College. For the fourth consecutive year, Lori Forsythe will teach the popular continuing education class in which she will introduce a new dance every week for eight weeks. Classes will begin at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 and run for an hour  Read More

VGCC Names 66 To Summer Dean’s List

Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 66 students earned Dean’s List honors for the summer term that ended Aug. 1. A student must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average and get no grade lower than B while carrying at least nine semester hours to qualify for the Dean’s List, according to Marsha J. Nelson, dean of  Read More

VGCC Campus Sees Flurry Of Building Activity

A new classroom building, enlargement of the bookstore and additional parking are some of the constructions projects under way at Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus. The college’s Board of Trustees received an update on these and other building projects during the board’s bi-monthly meeting Sept. 16. David Brooks, chairman of the board’s Building Committee, told  Read More

Ukrainian Woman Finds School ‘Very Different’ At Vance-Granville

In discussing the record-breaking enrollment every semester at Vance-Granville Community College, President Robert A. Miller is prone to say, “I don’t know where all the students are coming from.” At least one of them enrolled at VGCC this fall has come all the way from the Ukraine to study. Lyubov Karcha is doing something here  Read More

VGCC Offers Computer Service Course First Time At South Campus In Granville

Granville County residents can take a giant step toward earning international certification as computer services technicians through a course being offered for the first time this fall at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus. The Computing Technology Industry Association A+ Certification Course will begin Aug. 22 and be held each Thursday evening until Dec. 12 from  Read More

Newly Certified

Eighteen students graduated from the Nursing Assistant course at Vance-Granville Community College Dec. 13 and became Certified Nursing Assistants I. Front row, from left, are: Dorothy Evans, Oxford; Earnestine Cheek, Warrenton; Mary Catlette, Valerie Bullock and Lessie Bullock, all of Henderson; second row, from left: Lashanda Wells, Deborah Judkins, and Bernice Holden of Henderson, James  Read More


Eighteen students graduated from the Nursing Assistant course at Vance-Granville Community College Oct. 4 and became Certified Nursing Assistants I. Seated, from left, are Felicia Harris of Oxford, Angela Jefferson and Katherine Bullock of Henderson, Barbara Moore of Creedmoor, Felicia Jones, Mary Mincey and Ada Wynn of Henderson, and Cathy Reed of Oxford. Standing, from  Read More

State Treasurer Gives VGCC Grads Financial Advice

It isn’t often that community college graduates get personal financial advice from the state’s top finance officer. That’s what happened Aug. 5 when State Treasurer Richard H. Moore gave the commencement address at Vance-Granville Community College’s summer graduation. The college awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 230 graduates. Moore, a Granville County native and current  Read More