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Community remembers King with Gospel program at VGCC

Vance-GranvilleCommunity College’s Civic Center was packed with area residents and a diverse group of choirs on Jan. 11, when it hosted a lively celebration in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Several singing groups performed, including the Crystal River Church of God Praise Team, First Baptist Church of Oxford, the Shady Grove  Read More

Glen Raven Continues Tradition of Giving to VGCC

Glen Raven Inc. of Norlina has contributed another $20,000 to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund. Todd Wemyss (above, left), site manager for Glen Raven, presented the contribution to VGCC President Randy Parker (right). Glen Raven is the largest corporate donor to VGCC’s Endowment Fund and has now given a total of $260,500 to help  Read More

VGCC Graduate’s Determination Highlighted on TV Program

The success story of Vance-Granville Community College Nursing graduate and Stem resident April Culbreth is featured on the January 2007 edition of Vance-Granville Today, a half-hour television program produced by the college. Vance-Granville Today airs each Thursday on WAX-TV (available on Time Warner cable channel 7 in some areas) at 8 p.m., with a repeat  Read More

Anonymous Donor Endows $10,000 Scholarship for VGCC Students

Above: Kay Currin, Endowment Fund specialist for Vance-Granville Community College, presents a $10,000 check from an anonymous donor to VGCC President Randy Parker (right) on Jan. 3. Parker said that the anonymous gift would endow an Academic Achievement scholarship for a full-time student. Endowed scholarships are funded by interest earned on the Endowment Fund and  Read More

VGCC Medical Coding program comes to South Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will make the Medical Coding certificate program available at its South Campus in Granville County. Medical Coding is a thirteen-month Community and Economic Development program that is also offered on other VGCC campuses. It includes training in coding, billing, insurance, medical terminology, and preparing for a certification test. Starting in February, an  Read More

VGCC Offers Seminar on Dealing with Difficult People

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar, entitled “Surviving and Thriving around People who Drive You Crazy,” on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The seminar will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Jess McLamb of Raleigh, president  Read More

VGCC Nurse Aide Graduate Pam Marion Prepared to Lead

Pamela “Pam” Goss Marion of Creedmoor is one of many people who have taken advantage of the Nursing Assistant program at Vance-Granville Community College. But she enrolled in the course for different reasons than those of her classmates.  When her job in the information technology industry moved to China, Marion, who has a bachelor’s degree  Read More