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N.C. State Professor To Discuss State, Local Economy At VGCC

An instructor, writer and researcher on North Carolina economics will present a lecture at Vance-Granville Community College on April 5. Dr. Michael J. Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at N.C. State University, will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the auditorium on VGCC’s  Read More

Kerr Lake Art Society Photo Show Planned At VGCC April 16-22

Here’s your chance to show off those pretty, unique pictures you have been taking, and maybe win some money, too. The Kerr Lake Art Society and Vance-Granville Community College will sponsor a photography show at the VGCC Civic Center April 16-22. The show is open to anyone who would like to exhibit. Categories for prizes  Read More

VGCC Seminar On April 7 Focuses On Women’s Self-Esteem, Motivation

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will sponsor a free seminar, “Self-Esteem and Motivation for Women,” on Thursday, April 7. Denise Ryan of Raleigh, who is described as “a motivational speaker who has re-energized hundreds of women,” will conduct the seminar in Room 7107 of Building 7 on the main campus in Vance County. The  Read More

VGCC Helps Prepare High School Auto Students For National Competition

Northern Vance High School seniors Phillip Brewer and J.C. Poythress III took first place in early March in the Fourth Annual North Carolina Automotive Technology Competition. Their victory earned them a trip to New York City to compete in the national competition March 28-31. Vance-Granville Community College is helping the high school students prepare for  Read More

Feeling Snaky

  Children in the Vance-Granville Community College Day Care Center had the opportunity to get up close and personal with several reptiles when the Museum of Life and Science visited their school recently. Here, a museum representative allows Jack Cheever and Megan Stainback, both 4 year-olds from Henderson, touch a corn snake as part of  Read More

Leaders foresee campus revamp UNC, community college chiefs ally

She’s an academic, an economist by training who is prone to talking about international trade and global commerce. He’s a consummate politician, a North Carolina insider who sees the economy in terms of jobs created — and lost — throughout dozens of Tar Heel towns. They seem an unlikely couple, UNC system President Molly Broad  Read More

VGCC Seeks Franklin County Input At Long-Range Planning Session

Vance-Granville Community College is inviting Franklin County residents to participate in a Strategic Initiatives Forum to help form a long-range plan for the college. The session will be held from noon to 2 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Franklin County Campus on N.C. 56 west of Louisburg on Thursday, March 24. A box  Read More

EXPO 2005 Seeks Sponsors For October Event At VGCC

      Businesses and organizations are being sought as Gold Premier or Silver Premiere sponsors for EXPO 2005, the 16th annual business exposition to be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center. EXPO is an annual opportunity for organizations that do business in Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties to  Read More

VGCC Celebrates Diversity At Cultural Fair

Diversity was the operative word during Vance-Granville Community College’s annual Cultural Fair Thursday. Diversity of national exhibits. Diversity of entertainment. Diversity of food. Diversity of cultures. The college has the Cultural Fair each year to highlight the many different cultures represented among the students, faculty and staff at VGCC. Including the United States, Vance-Granville has  Read More

VGCC Student Overcomes Many Obstacles To Reach Nursing Education Goal

Renee Floyd’s middle name could well be “persistence.” The second-year Associate Degree Nursing student at Vance-Granville Community College has overcome obstacles that probably would have stopped a person with less determination, and she now has her goal of graduating from the nursing program in sight. Renee dropped out of high school to have a baby,  Read More