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Eight VGCC Automotive Students Earn Certification

Six Vance-Granville Community College students in the day Automotive Systems Technology program and two in the evening program recently earned certification from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). In 2006, Vance-Granville’s automotive program was recertified by NATEF and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), indicating that the program continues to meet high  Read More

VGCC offers Basic Welding course at Franklin Campus

Sparks will fly when Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus in Louisburg holds a Basic Welding course during the spring semester. Classes are offered on Saturdays, Jan. 26 through March 15, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., with a one-hour break for lunch. Students will learn various aspects of welding, including safety, oxyacetylene welding, cutting  Read More

VGCC Sets New Record for Scholarships Awarded

Vance-Granville Community College awarded scholarships to a record-high 317 full-time students at ceremonies held Oct. 3 in the college’s Civic Center.In his welcoming remarks, VGCC President Randy Parker thanked the donors who support the college’s Endowment Fund, many of whom were on hand to present their scholarships in person. “We’re helping our students to realize  Read More

VGCC Vanguards Pull Out Win over Roanoke-Chowan

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team improved to 3-0 with an 86-73 victory over Roanoke-Chowan Community College Wednesday night (Nov. 14).Down by six at the half, the VGCC Vanguards came back to defeat a quality team from the Ahoskie-based college, with the lead changing hands numerous times. The RCCC Waves are a member of  Read More

VGCC Guest Speaker Explains High-Tech Detective Work

A guest speaker at Vance-Granville Community College brought information on Nov. 7 that applied both to students in the college’s Criminal Justice and Basic Law Enforcement Training programs and to those studying for computer-related careers. This was the unique perspective of Daren Melson, a Digital Evidence Analyst with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation  Read More

VGCC Instructor Ventures to India

Marian C. Dillahunt-Andrews, a Developmental English and Reading instructor at Vance-Granville Community College, spent part of her summer vacation in India, but she was actually still at work, representing the college and learning about education in a foreign land. Dillahunt-Andrews was selected by VGCC’s Global Awareness Committee as a World View delegate. She followed in  Read More

VGCC Financial Aid Representatives Hold Office Hours at Warren Campus

Warren County area residents who want to attend Vance-Granville Community College and are wondering how to pay for school have a convenient way to get answers to their financial questions.Every Monday evening from 4:30 until 6 p.m., the staff of VGCC’s Financial Aid office, led by director Frank Clark, will be available in Building 1  Read More

VGCC Course helps Students turn Photos into Home Movies

A new course being offered at Vance-Granville Community College this fall will give area residents the ability to create their own movies for friends and family using Movie Maker, a built-in Windows XP computer program designed to handle music and video collections.The course is scheduled to begin Oct. 15 and will be held on Monday  Read More

VGCC Offers Beginning Italian Course

A course in the Italian language for beginners is being offered by Vance-Granville Community College this fall. Classes will be held on Saturday mornings, starting Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on the college’s main campus in Vance County.Whether a student needs practical language for a trip to Italy or just wants a  Read More

VGCC Recognized by American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society recently recognized Vance-Granville Community College for its contributions to Relay for Life in 2007. VGCC held its first mini-Relay For Life event May 2, with near-simultaneous activities at each of the college’s four campuses: the main campus in Vance County, the South Campus between Butner and Creedmoor, the Franklin County Campus  Read More