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VGCC Offers Wastewater Treatment,Hospital ER Coding Classes In October

Wastewater treatment plant operators who need to be certified at Levels I and II will have the opportunity to take classes to prepare them for those exams beginning in October at Vance-Granville Community College. Occupational Extension classes for hospital personnel who need Emergency Room ICD-9 Coding instruction will also begin in October at VGCC. Wastewater  Read More

Oxford Junior Woman’s Club Scholarship

Terri-Lynn Fite, president of the Oxford Junior Woman’s Club, presents $6,000 from the club to Vance-Granville Community College President Robert A. Miller to establish an Academic Achievement Award scholarship at the college. The $500 grant will be awarded each year to a woman from Granville County to help her with her education at VGCC. Fite  Read More

Record 287 Students Get Grants At VGCC Scholarship Ceremony

 The records keep on falling at Vance-Granville Community College. A record 287 scholarships were awarded to full-time students at the annual Scholarship Awards Day Sept. 24. In addition, 200 part-time students have received scholarships valued at $300 each from the college’s Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program. Altogether, Vance-Granville students have received $249,750 in scholarships this  Read More

VGCC Invites Community To Free Fall Film Festival

The Vance-Granville Community College Cultural Enhancement Committee will host a film festival for students and members of the community on three Wednesdays this fall. Lineup for the festival is “Life is Beautiful” on Oct. 22, “Amistad” on Oct. 29 and “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” on Nov. 12. The movies will be shown at 4  Read More

Annual Autumn Arts Show Seeks Entries; Offers Cash Prizes, Grumbacher Award

Cash prizes and the prestigious Grumbacher Award will again be awarded by the 2003 Autumn Arts Juried Art Show, to be held Oct. 26-Nov. 14 in the Civic Center of Vance-Granville Community College. This will be the 28th juried art show sponsored by the Kerr Lake Art Society, in cooperation with Vance-Granville Community College, and  Read More

Scholarship Fund Drive Bonus Gifts

Each year during the VGCC Faculty & Staff Endowment Fund Drive, there are several competitions for prizes. In addition to the Team Competition #1, Team Competition #2, Early Bird Prizes, Drawing for teams with 100% participation and THE Drawing for the cash prize of $250,  a new category has been included. EXTRA BONUS GIFTS NEW:  Read More

Area Invited To Check Out Businesses Have Chance To Win $$$ At EXPO ’03

The Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College will be the place to be on Tuesday, Oct. 14, as the 14th annual business trade show – EXPO – will be held. Area citizens are urged to take advantage of this opportunity to see the products and services offered by about 70 businesses and agencies, all in  Read More

VGCC Fall Enrollment Sets Record; Trustees Get Construction Report

Enrollment continues to grow at Vance-Granville Community College, and the school set a new record high with 4,345 curriculum students signed up for Fall Semester. President Robert A. Miller reported these enrollment figures to the college Board of Trustees at their bi-monthly meeting Sept. 15. He also said the fall enrollment was a 3 percent  Read More

Scholarship Fund Drive Adopts Goal Of $16,000

“16 Thousand More Before 2 Thousand 4.” That’s the slogan adopted by the co-chairpersons of the 2003 VGCC Scholarship Fund Drive. It describes the drive goal to raise $16,000 this year to support the Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program at the college. This year’s drive will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, and  Read More

Recipients Must Attend Scholarship Ceremony

The annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Civic Center. Each year, individual donors and representatives of companies and organizations that have established scholarships at VGCC come to the college to award them to the students selected for their grants. A list of students receiving scholarships  Read More