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VGCC Names 273 to Dean’s List

Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 273 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring Semester that ended in May.To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student had to maintain a 3.5 grade-point average and have no grade lower than B while carrying at least 12 semester hours, according to VGCC Vice President of Instruction  Read More

VGCC Vice President Retires

Gary W. Morgan of Warren County recently announced his retirement as Vice President of Finance and Operations at Vance-Granville Community College. Morgan had worked for the college since January 1, 1996, when he became its Business Manager. He is a certified public accountant and earned a B.S.B.A. in Finance at East Carolina University.At a celebration  Read More

VGCC Nursing Instructors Selected for Duke technology program

A team of instructors from Vance-Granville Community College was one of ten recently selected from teams at about 70 colleges and universities across the country that applied for the 2007 Duke University TIP-NEP educational program. The VGCC team is composed of three Nursing instructors: Maria Orsini (team leader), Beverly Hudgins and Anna Wilson. “This program  Read More

Lateral Entry at VGCC provides New Path to becoming a Teacher

To alleviate a shortage of certified classroom teachers in Vance-Granville Community College’s four-county area and in the state as a whole, the college is offering the Lateral Entry curriculum program this fall. VGCC’s fall semester begins Thursday, Aug. 16.Lateral entry programs prepare adults who already have four-year college degrees in other fields to become certified  Read More

CT/MRI Program Comes to VGCC

One new curriculum program being offered this fall at Vance-Granville Community College has a long, complicated name: Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology. But you may instantly recognize it by its initials — CT and MRI — acronyms that are frequently encountered in a hospital. The CT/MRI curriculum is a specialty for radiographers, which  Read More

Delegation from Northern Ireland Impressed by VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College officials hosted a five-person delegation from Northern Ireland’s government on June 28 at the college’s main campus in Vance County. Led by Northern Ireland’s Employment and Learning Minister, Sir Reg Empey, the group was conducting a fact-finding mission on education and workforce development in North Carolina as part of a week-long visit  Read More

VGCC Offers New Global Logistics Program

Vance-Granville Community College seeks to prepare students to compete in the 21st-century global economy, and one new program being offered this fall is a prime example of that preparation: Global Logistics Technology. VGCC’s fall semester begins on August 16.   The GLT program will prepare individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation  Read More

Day Care at VGCC Franklin Campus Awarded 5 Stars

The state of North Carolina has once again awarded a five-star rating — the highest possible rating — to the Day Care Center at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus.Like its counterpart on the college’s main campus, the facility earned the rating this year for having a knowledgeable and dedicated staff, a safe and attractive  Read More

VGCC Names New Vice Presidents, Makes Other Changes

Vance-Granville Community College President Randy Parker announced several promotions and changing responsibilities for college officials, each of which became effective July 1. Current Vice President of Instruction Marsha Nelson of Henderson becomes Special Assistant to the President and interim Dean of Arts and Sciences (following the retirement of Dr. John J. Beck as Dean). Nelson  Read More

Glen Raven and VGCC Announce Six New Scholarships, Other Initiatives

Glen Raven Inc. of Norlina has agreed to create six new endowed scholarships through the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund and to support other college initiatives. VGCC President Randy Parker and Todd Wemyss, Norlina site manager for Glen Raven and a member of VGCC’s Endowment Board, announced the agreement on June 29.“We are proud to  Read More