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VGCC and NCCU Sign Agreements, Discuss Partnerships

Leaders from North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and Vance-Granville Community College met Thursday to sign new articulation agreements and to discuss how to boost enrollment of African American males in higher education, especially in VGCC’s programs.VGCC President Randy Parker and Dr. Beverly Washington Jones, NCCU’s provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, signed two agreements  Read More

Kapp will judge Art show at VGCC

Chancy M. Kapp of Raleigh will serve as the juror, or judge, of Autumn Arts 2006, the 31st installment of the annual juried art show sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, which will be held at the college Nov. 6 through Dec. 1. Kapp is the Assistant to the President  Read More

VGCC Offers Seminar on Women Working with Women

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 3, entitled “The Challenges of Women Working with Women.”  The seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in Room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.  “Many of you have had to endure gossip,  Read More

Scholarship Endowed in Memory of Walter J. Rublein

Above: Betsy Rublein of Henderson presents a check to Vance-Granville Community College President Randy Parker (center) and VGCC Endowment Fund specialist Kay Currin (right) to establish an Academic Achievement Award scholarship in memory of her husband, Walter J. Rublein, who died earlier this year.  Mr. Rublein was an instructor at VGCC from 1981 to 2000  Read More

VGCC Hosts Information Session on Getting Education Degree

East Carolina University Offers Education Degrees Through Distance Education Interested in becoming an elementary, special education, or middle school teacher?  You can earn a bachelor’s degree in education from East Carolina University through Wachovia Partnership East.  Wachovia Partnership East provides students the opportunity to take the first two years of coursework at their local community  Read More

EXPO ’06 Offers Public opportunities to check out Businesses, Win Money

EXPO 2006, the 17th annual business exposition, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 1 to 7 p.m. in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, and the public is invited to attend.  As many as 85 businesses and agencies from Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties, and the surrounding area, will be on hand  Read More

VGCC Remembers 9/11 Tragedy by Observing Patriot Day

Like many of their fellow countrymen, Vance-Granville Community College faculty, staff and students gathered Monday morning in a solemn ceremony to mark the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  The group, including representatives of the armed services, the Henderson Fire Department and the Henderson Police Department, congregated underneath the flagpoles on  Read More

VGCC Offers Seminar on Starting Home-Based Business

For anyone who has ever thought of starting a business from home, Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 27.  The seminar will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.  Mike Collins, president  Read More

VGCC Warren Campus Class Helps Residents Preserve Wealth

Vance-Granville Community College and AXA Advisors, LLC will present a one-day course in Wealth Preservation at the college’s Warren County Campus on September 26.  Participants will learn techniques to maintain or enhance their financial stability.  AXA representative Robert Hanks will serve as the instructor for the course.  The class will be held on Tuesday, Sept.  Read More

VGCC Training To Focus on Hospitality, Tourism Jobs

Vance-Granville Community College will offer special pre-employment training to residents of Warren County and the surrounding area, starting September 19.  Participants will receive instruction that will prepare them to apply for most entry-level positions in the hospitality/tourism industry.  In particular, the training has been designed to meet the needs of the Randy Parton Theater/Carolina Crossroads  Read More