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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

VGCC Offers Free Seminar On Effective Customer Service

Business operators can learn methods to handle all types of customers in a free seminar at Vance-Granville Community College on March 15. The seminar will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. in Room 7107 in Building 7 on VGCC’s main campus. Denise Ryan, a consultant with Firestar of Raleigh, will instruct on how to  Read More

VGCC Continuing Education Students Create Mural

Leila Brigham, right, Continuing Education art instructor at Vance-Granville Community College, and Pete Pernell of Allen’s Frameworks & Gallery, hang a mural painted by students in Brigham’s evening art class. Laurie Stephens of Oxford and Jim Goodwin and Gabe Hodges of Henderson selected the subject and completed the 50X77-inch painting in acrylics in four class  Read More

VGCC Offers 4 Mini-Semester Business Courses – All Online

The opportunities to take classes online with a computer continue to grow at Vance-Granville Community College. The latest additions to the VGCC online offerings are four business courses that will be offered as mini-semester classes, Feb. 21-May 10. Mini-semester classes are classes that are held within a semester, but do not last the entire 16  Read More

VGCC Earns State Certification As Advanced EMS Institution

Vance-Granville Community College has been designated by North Carolina as an Advanced Emergency Medical Services Educational Institution. This certification permits the college to teach all levels of advanced life support, including Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, EMT-Intermediate and EMT-Paramedic, as well as continuing education on all levels. Randy Owen, EMS coordinator for Vance-Granville, said VGCC  Read More

VGCC Seeks Warren Community Input At Long-Range Planning Session

Vance-Granville Community College is inviting Warren 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 12 noon to 2 p.m. in the seminar room of the new classroom Building 4 at the Warren County Campus on Ridgeway Street in Warrenton  Read More

VGCC Offers Free Seminar To Prepare Effective Board Members For Nonprofits

Many business people serve on the boards of nonprofit organizations, but don’t receive adequate training. Vance-Granville Community College is offering that training, free of charge, in a Feb. 24 seminar. “How to Be an Effective Board Member” will be presented from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday, Feb. 24, in Room 7107 of Building  Read More

2-Way Video System Affords VGCC Many Advantages In Instruction

The new classroom building that opened in January at Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County Campus gives the college more than additional, modern classroom space. While the new building contains state-of-the-art technical equipment, including 70 new computers, projectors in every classroom and new networking equipment, it is a two-way video system being installed in one of  Read More

VGCC Offers Anatomy Course Required for EMT-Paramedics

An Anatomy and Physiology course for Emergency Medical Service Personnel will begin in February at Vance-Granville Community College. The North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services has made this course a pre-requisite for entrance into the EMT-Paramedic course. The course will be taught on the VGCC main campus in Vance County in the evenings from  Read More

VGCC Internet Technologies Program Has Numerous Applications in Business

The world of computers, and particularly computer-related business, is constantly changing and growing, and it offers opportunities for well-paying employment. Vance-Granville Community College constantly reviews its computer programs and adds new ones that train students for interesting careers. One of the college’s newest programs that fits those qualifications is Internet Technologies, which VGCC began offering  Read More