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VGCC Flexes Some Extra Space

By MIA MITCHELL, Daily Dispatch Writer Vance-Granville Community College dedicated its newest and largest building Thursday during a brief ceremony on the main campus on Poplar Creek Road. State Rep. Jim Crawford, commissioners from Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties, and Vance-Granville trustees were among the people who turned out to see the Technology, Occupational  Read More

College Tech Prep Highlights Counselor Luncheon At VGCC

  College technical preparation in this four-county area is doing very well, a consultant told school counselors gathered for an annual meeting Nov. 7, hosted by Vance-Granville Community College. Every year, the college’s counseling services staff invites counselors from high schools and middle schools in Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties to a luncheon at  Read More

VGCC Speaker To Discuss Stagville,Slaves Contributions To State, Area

Students of the History Society of Vance-Granville Community College are having a special guest speaker on Nov. 19, and they are inviting the public to hear her presentation. Alice Eley Jones is a North Carolina historian with a special interest in, and knowledge of, Durham’s Historic Stagville, a former plantation that held perhaps the South’s  Read More


VGCC students enrolled in the fall semester ART 131 course, taught by Scott Garrison, have their drawings on exhibit in the Learning Resources Center. There are 12 pieces displayed and may be viewed until December 5.  


William Lewis, a College Transfer student from Henderson, gets information from Melissa Garrison, senior assistant director of undergraduate admissions at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, during College Day at Vance-Granville Community College on Nov. 5. Representatives of 11 colleges and universities from across the state met with dozens of Vance-Granville students to discuss  Read More

SSS Celebrates Nontraditional Student Month In November

Due to the downturn in the current job market, many older students are attending Vance-Granville Community College to earn degrees that will hopefully lead to employment. Many of these students have been out of the classroom for many years and view college as a frightening place. Curriculum programs and support services are mindful of this  Read More

Brigham Takes Grumbacher, Rodwell Best Of Show At Autumn Arts 2003 Art Show At Vance-Granville

After years of trying, Henderson artist Lelia Brigham finally has her first prestigious Grumbacher Award. She took the Gold Medallion and $200 merchandise prize for best painting using at least 50 percent Grumbacher products in the Autumn Arts Juried Art Show currently on display at Vance-Granville Community College. The show is sponsored by the Kerr  Read More

Criminal Justice Club Provides Thanksgiving For Five Families

During the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday break, the Vance-Granville Community College Criminal Justice Club will be serving warm, nourishing meals to five needy families in four counties. The club, advised by Angela Johnson, Program Head/Instructor of Criminal Justice Technology, is comprised of 75 members who are students pursuing an education within the criminal justice field. “Club  Read More

Teacher Scholarship Loans Available

The VGCC financial aid office has applications for Teacher Assistant Scholarship Loans and Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loans for the 2004-2005 academic year. Any student pursuing a teacher associate degree or teacher licensure certification may apply for these loans. Applications may be picked up at the financial aid office, Building 4, Room 4254, or they can  Read More

Henderson Police Honor Guard Establish Scholarship

The founding members of the Henderson Police Honor Guard have established an Academic Achievement Scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College to benefit a student in the Criminal Justice Technology curriculum. The first $500 grant was awarded in September to Daniel Ray Tharrington, an HPD officer and VGCC student. Left to right in the photo are Lt.  Read More