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Scholarship Gift

SCHOLARSHIP GIFT – Leon Turner, right, executive director of the Granville County Economic Development Commission, presents $6,000 from the Granville Industrial & Business Club to Vance-Granville Community College President Randy Parker for the college’s Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program. The presentation took place at the GIBC meeting Nov. 9 at Oxford Park. The GIBC has  Read More

VGCC Selects 11 Ambassadors For 2005-2006 School Year

Vance-Granville Community College has chosen 11 outstanding students to serve as Ambassadors during the 2005-2006 school year. Ambassadors represent the school at campus events and community functions and assist VGCC personnel in numerous activities. Representing Vance-Granville during this school year are Ruby Collie of Henderson, an Early Childhood/Teacher Associate student; Michelle Cordova of Wake Forest,  Read More

Autumn Arts Entries on Display At VGCC Through Dec. 2

Entries in the Kerr Lake Art Society 30th Annual Autumn Arts Juried Art Show have been judged and are on display at Vance-Granville Community College. The artwork will be on display for public viewing on the second floor of Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County until Dec. 2. Viewing hours are  Read More


James H. Wheeler Jr., dean of Applied Technologies at Vance-Granville Community College, has selected Students of the Semester for fall 2005 from the eight programs in the department. Selectees, front row, from left, are: Wheeler, Frances Owens of Henderson, Cosmetology; Delshon Harding of Roanoke Rapids, Carpentry; Richard Johnson of Franklinton, Automotive Systems Technology; David T.  Read More

Computer Students Visit Corporate Express

Vance-Granville Community College’s Internet Technologies, Information Systems, and Networking Technology students toured the computer department at Corporate Express on Thursday, November 3, 2005. Frank Briles talked with the students about his position as a Technical Support Specialist and showed the students around the computer department. Students were given a tour of the server room and  Read More

VGCC’s Longest-Serving Trustee Resigns; Board Learns Of Record Spring Enrollment

John K. Nelms of Oxford, who has served on the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees since 1973, announced Jan. 24 that he will step down from the board. Nelms’ surprise announcement came at the semi-monthly meeting of the board, held at the new classroom building on the Warren County Campus in Warrenton. Also at  Read More

VGCC’s Bioprocess Technology Program Plans Information Reception on Nov. 2

Want to learn about an educational program that will prepare people for well-paying, available jobs in industry? Vance-Granville Community College will tell interested persons all about its newest curriculum program – Bioprocess Technology – which fits that description in a reception on the main campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The session will be held from  Read More

VGCC Breaks Ground at South Campus For New Classroom Building Addition

State and Granville County officials joined Vance-Granville Community trustees and staff members in groundbreaking ceremonies Oct. 20 for a new 20,000 square-foot addition to the college’s South Campus. The two-story addition will provide much-needed classroom space for the growing campus on N.C. 56 between Butner and Creedmoor, VGCC officials said. President Randy Parker told a  Read More

VGCC Human Resources Development Is All About Making a New Start

Some of the most important training offered at Vance-Granville Community College comes under the heading of Human Resources Development (HRD). HRD Career Planning and Job Preparation classes are currently under way on the main campus in Vance County and at the Franklin County Campus at Louisburg. Classes will begin on Nov. 7 at the South  Read More

Way to Health Weight Loss Program

Vance-Granville Community College has agreed to participate in a weight loss study being conducted by the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at UNC-Chapel Hill. We are one of 16 community colleges in the state involved in the study. The study will provide a FREE weight loss program lasting twelve months for eligible full-time  Read More