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VGCC Chooses 10 Students As Ambassadors

Ten outstanding students have been chosen by Vance-Granville Community College to serve as Ambassadors during the 2003-2004 school year. Representing the college at special campus and community functions are Nancy Mace of Stem, a Radiography student, Dolly White of Bunn, an Associate Degree Nursing student, Caroline Lovell of Youngsville, a Medical Office Administration student, Christopher  Read More

Huge Crowds, Large No. Of Vendors Combine To Make EXPO Big Success

Never let it be said that a little rain keeps area folks away from an event that interests them. Tuesday, Oct. 14, was a rainy, dreary day in Vance County, but a record number of people visited the Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College to attend EXPO 2003, the annual trade show co-sponsored by the  Read More

Eighteen Nurse Aide I Graduates

Eighteen students graduated from the Nurse Aide I class and passed their certification exams Oct. 10 at Vance-Granville Community College. Seated, from left, are their instructors, registered nurses Elizabeth Winders, Gwenn Bridges and Karen Fawcett. Graduates, front row, from left, are Coretta Terry and Cherita Hargrove of Henderson, Kristy Trotman, Jacqueline Stainback and Shawanda Hart  Read More

VGCC SBC To Conduct Free Workshop On Motivating, Training Hourly Workers

All employers want to get the most production out of their workers. A free workshop coming Oct. 21 at Vance-Granville Community College will show that it’s up to employers to motivate and train their workers to do a great job. Mike Collins, president of The Perfect Workday Co. and a frequent presenter of VGCC Small  Read More

VGCC Student Overcomes Health Obstacles To Excel, Achieve Goals

Caroline Lovell was born with her right arm much shorter than her left, but that hasn’t been a major problem for the feisty Youngsville resident. She drives, swims and types … just about anything she wants or needs to do. “I learned to cope quickly as a child,” said Lovell, 30, a Vance-Granville Community College  Read More

Glen Raven Begins Fourth Presidential Scholar Award

Todd Wemyss, left, site manager of Glen Raven Inc. of Norlina, presents $20,000 from his company to President Robert A. Miller of Vance-Granville Community College for the college’s Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program. Glen Raven, the largest corporate donor to VGCC’s Endowment Fund, has now given more than $203,000 to endow scholarships at the school.  Read More

Main Campus VGCC Art Instructor Exhibits His Summer Paintings In The LRC

Scott Garrison, Program Head and Instructor of Fine Arts and Humanities, spent his spring and summer months creating seven collages. His exhibit, titled “Paintings Completed Between April and August, 2003”, is located in the Main Campus LRC through October 20. Each painting is 24 inches square, combining acrylic paint with various bits of netting, gauze,  Read More


Shown in the center, Phyllis “Button” Brady, VGCC Biology instructor, takes her Biology 110 class to the college pond as part of the Ecology studies in the class. Students observe the producers and users in nature, patterns in the forest and other environmental issues. Brady and the class were viewing dragonflies, whose presence, she said,  Read More

2003 VGCC Faculty & Staff Drive For Endowment Fund Raises A Record $19,000: Here Are The Results And Winners

We’ve had great drives before but this year’s Faculty & Staff Drive for the Endowment Fund is absolutely incredible! A whopping RECORD $19,000 was raised this year, easily eclipsing the previous record high dollars raised and the goal that was set for this year! Thanks to our Lucky 13 we got off to a great  Read More

Raleigh Company Submits Low Bid For VGCC Warren Campus Building

Vance-Granville Community College has accepted the low bid by Engineered Construction Co. of Raleigh to build a new classroom building at the college’s Warren County Campus. Engineered Construction’s single prime bid of $1,742,160 was low among eight construction companies who bid on erecting the 15,212 square-foot building at the campus on Ridgeway Street in Warrenton.  Read More