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Study Shows VGCC Is Major Contributor To Economy Of Its 4-County Service Area

Vance-Granville Community College accounts for $217.9 million in earnings annually, and its students get a high return on their investment in education, a recent study shows. CCbenefits Inc. reported Tuesday the results of a study it did on the socioeconomic benefits generated by the 58 community colleges in North Carolina, including Vance-Granville. Some highlights of  Read More

VGCC Names 275 to Fall Semester Dean’s List

Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 264 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall Semester 2005 that ended Dec. 16. 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 12 semester hours, according to college officials. Fall  Read More

VGCC Schedules Drawing Class At Warren County Campus

Warren County native Wanda G. Satterwhite will instruct a new “Learning to Draw” class beginning Jan. 19 at Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County Campus. The class will be held for 10 weeks on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 and will run through March 31. It will be held in Room W-214 in Building 2  Read More

Holly Elizabeth Turner Memorial PMA Scholarship Established

Mary Alice Black of Raleigh, a Granville County native, presents $12,000 to President Randy Parker of Vance-Granville Community College to establish a Presidential Merit Award Scholarship at the school. The Holly Elizabeth Turner Memorial Scholarship was established in the memory of Mrs. Black’s granddaughter who was a College Transfer student at VGCC when she died  Read More

VGCC Offers Free Seminar On Getting Money For Business

Having a good business idea is one thing; getting it funded is quite another. Vance-Granville Community College will present a free seminar, “How To Get Money For Your Small Business,” on Thursday, Feb. 3, to help potential entrepreneurs understand ways to fund their business start-ups. The class will be held from 6 to 9 p.m.,  Read More

Films, Civil Rights Forum At VGCC Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life

On Jan. 17, our nation celebrates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a holiday to remember the late civil rights leader. Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a four-day series of events to honor Dr. King’s memory, and the college invites everyone to share in the observance. On Monday, Jan. 10, a film,  Read More

Glen Raven Adds To Scholarships

Todd Wemyss, left, site manager of Glen Raven Inc. of Norlina presents $20,000 from his textile company to President Randy Parker of Vance-Granville Community College for the college’s Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program. Glen Raven is the largest corporate donor to VGCC’s Endowment Fund and has now given more than $223,000 to endow scholarships at  Read More

Want To Start Your Own Business? VGCC REAL Class Is Just For You

If you have wanted to start your own business and you have an idea but you don’t know where to begin, Vance-Granville Community College has a class coming up that may be just what you need. Vance-Granville’s Small Business Center sponsors REAL (Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning) classes to prepare persons for self-employment. The next  Read More

VGCC Plans Gospel Fest Jan. 10 To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King

Five area choirs and gospel groups will present a Gospel Fest on Jan. 10 at Vance-Granville Community College to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the Civic Center at Vance-Granville’s main campus in Vance County. Work in Progress, the Jones  Read More


A new scholarship, the Hayden C. Bailey Family Memorial, has been established at Vance-Granville Community College. The Academic Achievement Scholarship, which will provide $500 each year to a deserving student, was funded by gifts from the Bailey family and memorial gifts at the time of Mr. Bailey’s death in June 1999. Mr. Bailey was the  Read More