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VGCC Names 112 To Summer Dean’s List

Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 112 students earned Dean’s List honors for the summer term that ended Aug. 4. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student had to maintain a 3.5 grade-point average and have no grade lower than B while carrying at least nine summer session semester hours, according to Marsha Nelson,  Read More

VGCC To Host Future Educators Symposium

High school and community college students who plan to become teachers and teacher assistants are being invited to attend a Future Educators Symposium at Vance-Granville Community College on Thursday, Sept. 16. The symposium will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Civic Center on Vance-Granville’ s main campus in Vance County. Members of  Read More

‘It’s Never Too Late to Learn,’ Says VGCC GED Recipient, 73

Bill Wortham Sr.’s story is a familiar one … up to a point. He dropped out of Henderson High School in the 10th grade because, “I didn’t want to study, and I wanted to get a job and buy a car.” So he did, and he got a job at the old cotton mill in  Read More


On his first day as president of Vance-Granville Community College, Randy Parker established the Lou Ann Murphy Academic Achievement Scholarship in honor of his fiancé. Ms. Murphy is the director of Basic Skills Programs at Pitt Community College, and the $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a basic skills student at VGCC. On hand  Read More

VGCC Offers AutoCAD Classes On Granville, Franklin Campuses

Classes teaching the computer drafting and design tool used most worldwide will be held at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus in Granville County and Franklin County Campus this fall. AutoCAD 2004 software is the 2D drafting and detailing and 3D design tool used by more designers worldwide than any other CAD software, said Ann Behar,  Read More

Annual Autumn Arts Show at VGCC Seeks Entries, Announces Cash Prizes

The 29th Annual Autumn Arts Juried Art Show, sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, will be held Oct. 3-15 at the college’s Civic Center. More than $600 in prizes will be awarded for the best original works as chosen by the judges. The Best Work in Show will receive a  Read More

VGCC Offers Antiques, Collectibles Class

Anyone interested in buying, selling or just learning more about antiques and collectibles may want to attend a class beginning Sept. 21 at Vance-Granville Community College. The eight-week class will be held on Tuesdays from 7 to 10 p.m., Sept. 21-Nov. 9, in Building 7 on the main campus in Vance County. Peter Tocci of  Read More

Make Christmas Gifts, Decorations In Class Offered At VGCC In Fall

If you would like to create your own innovative, inexpensive Christmas gifts and decorations this year, Vance-Granville Community College has just the class for you. Creative Christmas Crafts will be offered for 10 weeks, beginning Sept. 22 and running through Nov. 24, Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9. Melonie Roberson of Henderson, who has more  Read More

VGCC Offers Microsoft Office Software Classes In Days, Evenings During Fall

Vance-Granville Community College will offer both day and evening classes this fall that teach the entire Microsoft Office suite of software – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Today, almost every home and business office uses Microsoft Office software. Using this software, students will learn word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database and presentation skills, as well as  Read More

VGCC Adds New Quilting Class For Beginners To Fall Schedule

Vance-Granville Community College is adding a new quilting class for beginners this fall to further accommodate the demand for instruction in this growing hobby. Peggy Stocks, an award-winning quilter who has taught the craft at VGCC since 1995, will teach the new class on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30, beginning Sept. 9. This will  Read More