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Students To Stage Shakespeare In December On VGCC Stage

Vance-Granville Community College drama students will present Seasons of Man: An Evening of Shakespeare on Dec. 11-13 at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of Building 2 on the main campus in Vance County.  This is an evening of scenes and speeches from some of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. Some of the plays featured are Hamlet,  Read More


Selected as top students in the Fall Semester in the seven vocational programs at Vance-Granville Community College are, seated, from left: Bethany Boyd of Henderson, Cosmetology; Michael Gryder of Youngsville, Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration; Steve Strunk of Warrenton, Carpentry; John Williamson of Oxford, Automotive Technology; Antonio Perry of Franklinton, Electrical/Electronics Technology; Jimmy Gilliam of  Read More

Triangle Home Health Care Establishes Scholarship

Phyllis Grubb presents $6,000 to Vance-Granville Community College President Robert A. Miller to endow a Triangle Home Health Care, Inc., Academic Achievement Scholarship at the college. Mrs. Grubb is president of the company that has offices in Henderson, Durham and Burlington. First priority for the annual $500 award will go to employees of Triangle Home  Read More

Granville Industrial & Business Club Upgrade Scholarship

Leon Turner, right, executive director of the Granville County Economic Development Commission, presents $6,000 to Vance-Granville Community College President Robert A. Miller to upgrade a Granville Industrial & Business Club Academic Achievement Scholarship at VGCC to a Presidential Merit Award. This is one of six scholarships endowed at Vance-Granville by the GIBC, including three others  Read More

VGCC Trustees Learn Of Scholarship Donation, Pending Approval Of New Curriculum Program

Each year, the Vance-Granville Community College faculty and staff conduct a drive in support of the college scholarship fund, and the Board of Trustees has learned that this year’s drive set a new donor record. At their bi-monthly meeting Nov. 17, the trustees hosted the co-chairpersons of the 2003 drive and were told that faculty  Read More

Three VGCC BioWork Training Sessions Set For Spring At Franklin Campus

Training for employment in one of the fastest-growing job fields in North Carolina will be held in three sessions during the Spring Semester at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus.            The BioWork Process Technician course will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and another session will be conducted the  Read More

Two Hundred Part-Time Students Get $300 Scholarships

In addition to the record 287 scholarships awarded to full-time Vance-Granville Community College students in September, the college gave $300 awards to 200 students who attend on a part-time basis. These scholarships were made possible by the large grant the Endowment Fund received from the estate of the late Nannie Crowder. Recipients, by county of  Read More

Now Is The Time To Apply For Spring Semester Classes

Spring Semester 2004 is closer than we may realize, and now is the time to apply for admission to Vance-Granville Community College. Registration for spring classes will be coming soon. Regular Spring Semester 2004 curriculum classes begin Wednesday, Jan. 7, and run through Friday, May 7. In addition, an eight-week Mini-Semester session is planned to  Read More

VGCC Employees Raise $2,010 For United Way

Roxanne Fleming, director of Personnel and Institutional Effectiveness, has expressed her appreciation to all of you who contributed to the United Way this year and to those of you who helped with the campaign. Thanks to your generosity, VGCC employees contributed a total of $2,010. These funds will be used to support the United Way  Read More

Technology Building at VGCC ready; biotech focus

By CAREY JOHNSON FRANKLIN TIMES Staff Writer HENDERSON – Vance-Granville Community College officials on Thursday took the veil off a technology-based wonder that is the biggest building on their four campuses. The dedication ceremony came with hints of expansions at its Franklin County campus, too. Officials said that in late spring or early summer, construction  Read More