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Time Growing Short For Vendors To Register for EXPO 2005

Many area businesses and organizations have signed up to exhibit at EXPO 2005, but organizers say there is room for more. The annual business exposition will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 7 p.m. in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, and businesses who want to participate have until Friday, Sept. 30  Read More

China Painting, Figurine Making Added to VGCC Doll-Making Class

Bertie Bumgarner, who has taught the Continuing Education class at VGCC about 22 years, has announced that, in addition to dolls, she will include the making of Christmas ornaments, snow babies and figurines to the class, and she will show students how to paint the china and ceramic figures. “We will not stick to one  Read More

Non-Traditional Cake Decorating Offered In VGCC Fall Class

A Non-Traditional Cake Decorating class will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 on the college’s main campus in Vance County, beginning Sept. 14 and running to Nov. 2. Maria Ayala, who lives in Granville County near the Franklin County line, will teach the class. She learned cake decorating techniques in her native  Read More

VGCC Offers Free Seminar On Business Loan Program

Persons who need money to start a business or operating funds for an existing business can learn how to get financing at a free seminar at Vance-Granville Community College on Friday, Sept. 16. The college’s Small Business Center will conduct a seminar on the SBA Community Express Loan Program from 9 to 11 a.m. in  Read More

VGCC Employee Helps Hispanics Expand Educational Opportunities

Hispanics are the fastest growing segment of the population of the four counties served by Vance-Granville Community College. Despite the increase in numbers, enrollment of Hispanics in curriculum programs at the college has decreased recently. To reverse that trend and to help Hispanics in this area improve their education so they can enjoy a higher  Read More

Laid-Off Workers Can Get Help To Start Business Through VGCC

Laid-off workers have an opportunity to explore their potential for self-employment through a program now being offered at Vance-Granville Community College. The New Opportunities for Workers (NOW) program helps individuals assess and improve their readiness for business ownership. Offerings include short courses in starting and running a business, and technical assistance on a variety of  Read More

VGCC Graduates Get Three Tips For Success In Future Careers

The 308 graduates honored at Vance-Granville Community College’s Summer Graduation Aug. 9 have their degrees and diplomas in hand. Their accomplishments are something no one can ever take from them, said Dr. G. Thomas Houlihan, who delivered the commencement address. But, he added, this is only the beginning, and he offered them three ideas to  Read More

VGCC Offers Office Assistant Classes In Daytime, Evenings During Autumn

Vance-Granville Community College’s Computer Center will offer the comprehensive Office Assistant class on its main campus both days and evenings during the fall. The daytime class will meet Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and will cover the entire Microsoft Office suite of software. This includes Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, as well as features  Read More

VGCC Offers Drafting, Design Course In Fall At South Campus In Granville

AutoCAD 2004 software is the two-dimensional drafting and detailing tool and three-dimensional design tools used by more designers worldwide than any other computer software. Area residents can learn how to use this software in a class at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus in Granville County this fall. AutoCAD is used in a variety of professions  Read More

VGCC Reschedules Nursing Assistant Evening Class At South Campus

A Nursing Assistant I class originally planned to begin Aug. 8 has been delayed to start in September at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus in Granville County. The class will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Monday-Thursday, from Sept. 12 to Dec. 6 at the campus on N.C. 56 between Butner and Creedmoor. Registration  Read More