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VGCC Students Examine High Tech Imaging

Students and instructors in Vance-Granville Community College’s Industrial Systems Technology, Electrical/Electronics Technology and Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology programs got a chance to see the latest in thermal imaging technology in August. Scott Cagle, a sales engineer from Newco, Inc. and Max Way, a sales representative from C.C. Dickson Co. (based out of Henderson  Read More

VGCC, State DOC Officials Sign Training Agreement

Officials from the North Carolina Department of Correction visited Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus on Aug. 21 to sign an agreement that will bring more than 800 state Division of Prisons employees to the college for training.VGCC became the fourteenth community college in North Carolina to make a training consortium agreement with the Department of  Read More

VGCC Franklin Campus Offers Basic Welding Class for Kittrell Job Corps Students

For the second consecutive summer semester, Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus recently partnered with Kittrell Job Corps Center to offer a course that will enhance the vocational training of 12 students who are enrolled in various “hard-hat” trades through Job Corps.The two-week, 30-hour course in Basic Welding included seven students from Facilities Maintenance, four  Read More

Nurse Aide I Class Scheduled at VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a Nurse Aide I (CNA I) course at the college’s main campus in Vance County, starting Sept. 24 and continuing through Nov. 27. Classes will be held from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.The Nurse Aide I program is designed to prepare students to become Certified Nursing Assistants.  Read More

VGCC Graduates Encouraged to Succeed and to Serve

N.C. Senator Doug Berger called the 228 members of the graduating class at Vance-Granville Community College “the hope of our region” during his remarks at the college’s summer commencement exercises, held in the VGCC Civic Center on August 8. This graduation was the second of two such ceremonies held annually at the college. In May,  Read More

VGCC Seminar Promotes Self-Esteem and Motivation for Women

Vance-GranvilleCommunity College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar, entitled “Self-Esteem and Motivation for Women,” on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The seminar will be held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County.  The seminar will be led by Denise Ryan, who holds  Read More

Freedom Shrine Dedicated at VGCC South Campus

A display honoring American history was dedicated at Vance-Granville Community College’s South Campus , located between Creedmoor and Butner, on Aug. 21. Members of the South Granville Exchange Club, which donated the “Freedom Shrine,” were joined by VGCC trustees, college officials, Butner Public Safety officers and state Rep. Jim Crawford.   Wayne Hobgood, the director  Read More

VGCC Offers Seminar on Retirement Plans

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a free seminar on selecting retirement plans in September at the college’s main campus in Vance County. The seminar will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in room 7107 of Building 7.In this seminar, Virginia Clay, a financial advisor and financial planning  Read More

VGCC Schedules Computer Class for Spanish Speakers

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a basic computer class for Spanish speakers who may have limited English proficiency, on its Franklin County Campus, located on N.C. 56 about one mile west of Louisburg. Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings, Sept. 11 through Nov. 13, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.Marianna Guerra will be the  Read More

Thirteen Graduate from VGCC Nurse Aide I Program

Vance-Granville Community College recently recognized 13 students who completed its Nurse Aide I, or CNA I, program at the college’s main campus in Vance County. The group posed for a class picture at their training site, Guardian Care of Henderson. Pictured above, front row from left, are Annette Rogers of Oxford, Susan Barron, Beverly Daeke,  Read More