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Black History Program To Be Held In February

Vance-Granville Community College’s Division of Workforce Development will sponsor a Black History Month program on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 4 to 9 p.m. in the Civic Center on Main Campus. A variety of culturally-oriented products, artifacts and paintings will be on display by various vendors and collectors from 4-6 p.m. These include soaps, scented oils,  Read More

VGCC Announces Final Dates For Mini-Semester Registration

Vance-Granville Community College will once again offer nine mini-semester classes during Spring Semester, and the final two opportunities to register for these classes will be Wednesday, Feb. 12, and Thursday, Feb. 13.  Mini-semester classers are curriculum classes that are held three hours a day, twice a week for eight weeks in order to get in  Read More

218 Earn VGCC Fall Semester Dean’s List Honors

Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 218 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall Semester that ended Dec. 17, 2002. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student had to maintain a 3.5 grade-point average and get no grade lower than B while carrying at least 12 semester hours, according to Marsha J. Nelson,  Read More

Warren, Franklin People Invited To Learn To Make Money On Web

In this electronic age, more and more businesses are turning to the worldwide web to increase their profits. “Making Money on the Web” is a workshop being offered to small business operators in Warren and Franklin counties. Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center is cooperating with the small business centers of Halifax and Nash community  Read More

VGCC Enrollment Sets New High For Spring

Initial enrollment in curriculum programs for Spring Semester at Vance-Granville Community College is 3,935, a new record for spring. This is a 5.2 percent increase over Spring Semester 2002. VGCC President Robert A. Miller announced the enrollment figures to the college Board of Trustees at their bi-monthly meeting Monday, Jan. 27. Coupled with Fall Semester  Read More

Spring 2003 Exam Schedule Announced

VGCC Dean of Curriculum Marsha Nelson has announced the final exam schedule for Spring Semester 2003. The new schedule is available online by clicking on this link: http://www.vgcc.edu/schedules/CurrFinalExamScheduleS03.htm . Questions about the exam schedule should be directed to your individual instructors.

VGCC Career Center Sponsors Workshop For “The 40 And Over” Job Hunter

The Career Center is sponsoring a workshop “The 40 and over” Job Hunter. This is a new topic. Students asked for it and we are providing the information, according to Career Center Coordinator Barbara Smith. “We are sure it will prove useful to this population and the ‘rising or upcoming’ population of this status,” she  Read More

VGCC Student Has Goal In Sight After Overcoming Numerous Obstacles

Many studentsat Vance-Granville Community College have to overcome obstacles to successful education. Some have youthful mistakes holding them back. Many have to work full-time to help support their families. Lots of women have children to care for. Illnesses or serious health problems are obstacles for some. Lorena Brown has had all these daunting problems, but  Read More

2 Credits And 1 1/2 Decades Later, He Earns A Diploma

By AL WHELESS, Daily Dispatch Writer   When Vance-Granville Community College holds its spring graduation in May, one of those who plan to wear a cap and gown is 32-year-old Joe Nalevaiko. He just finished high school. “We’re proud of Joe, yes we are,” said Roberta Scott, the coordinator of the adult high school diploma  Read More

VGCC Prepares For 25th Annual Career Day

Vance-Granville Community College’s 25th Annual Career Day has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Civic Center. This year’s Career Day will again feature an Interview Session to be held exclusively for 2003 graduates. The interviews will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The hours have been  Read More