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Basic Computer Skills Class Scheduled In September at Warren Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a new Basic Computer Skills class at its Warren County Campus starting in September.  The class, which features Microsoft Office programs, will be taught on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., from September 11 through November 15.  All in one course, students will learn how to effectively  Read More

VGCC Schedules QuickBooks Class In September at South Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a class on using the popular QuickBooks accounting software at its South Campus in Granville County. The class will be taught on Monday evenings, September 11 through October 30, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.  South Campus is located on N.C. 56 between Butner and Creedmoor.  QuickBooks is a powerful accounting  Read More

VGCC Introduces Beginning Italian Course

“Italian for Beginners,” a ten-week course, will be offered by Vance-Granville Community College for the first time this fall.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays, September 12 – November 21, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Building 7 on the main campus in Vance County.  Whether a student needs practical language for a trip to  Read More


LEARNING ABOUT ANIMALS…Young students at Vance-Granville Community College’s Day Care Center have recently been studying pets, and on August 22, they received a special visit from a young goat and several baby ducks.  Pictured above are (front, seated, from left):  Mariah Krupa of Warrenton and Laci-Leigh Oettinger of Henderson; (back, from left) Rebecca Currin, Jackson  Read More

Nursing Assistant Classes Scheduled at VGCC Warren Campus

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled Nursing Assistant I classes to begin on August 29 at its Warren County Campus.  These classes will run for nine weeks in Building 4 at the campus on Ridgeway Street in Warrenton.  Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration for the course will be  Read More

VGCC Plans for High-Tech Health-care Training

Vance-Granville Community College held a reception, briefing, and demonstration on July 25 to shed light on its vision for the future of local health care education.  Entitled “Simulation and Technology,” the event at the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus brought together educators, medical professionals, and many other citizens.  Guests were treated to a demonstration  Read More

VGCC Instructor Tours China

Vance-Granville Community College Psychology instructor Peter Metzner took what he saw as “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to visit China in June while representing the college.  “I feel blessed and fortunate to have been selected” by VGCC’s International Committee as a World View delegate, he said.  World View is an international program for educators based at the  Read More

VGCC Offers Fundraising Seminar for Non-Profits

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will host a free seminar, entitled “How to Raise Funds for Non-Profits,” on Wednesday, September 13, from 9 a.m. until noon in Room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.  According to Small Business Center director Diane Finch, the goal of the seminar is  Read More

VGCC Gets ‘REAL’ to Help New Small Business Owners

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will offer classes for people interested in becoming successfully self-employed.  The “Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning” (REAL) classes will again be offered on the college’s main campus in Vance County, from September 11 through November 13.  Classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday evenings  Read More

Thirteen Honored at Medical Assisting Pinning

Vance-Granville Community College held a pinning ceremony for its Medical Assisting program graduates on August 4 at the Franklin County Campus in Louisburg, where the program is conducted.  The ceremony also marked a homecoming of sorts for guest speaker Glenn Grady.  Grady was the first head of the Medical Assisting program at VGCC from 1998  Read More