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Register for Spring Semester Jan. 6-7

The Spring 2009 semester at Vance-Granville Community College begins on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, and registration for spring will conclude on Jan. 6 and Jan. 7. Hours for registration are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Registration for high school students interested in dual enrollment, also known as “A Step Ahead,” will be held on Jan.  Read More

VGCC students stuff stockings for children

The Vance-Granville Community College chapter of the Student North Carolina Association of Educators (SNCAE) recently conducted a service project to bring holiday cheer to local schoolchildren. The club organized Christmas parties on Dec. 11 for exceptional children at L.B. Yancey Elementary and Carver Elementary schools in Henderson. Each child received a stocking full of goodies,  Read More

VGCC Adds “Almost Amish” to Quilting Class

Longtime Vance-Granville Community College Quilting instructor Peggy Stocks is adding a new dimension to her classes. Stocks said she is excited to be incorporating “Almost Amish,” a book of unusual and unique quilting patterns. Starting Jan. 7, 2009, Stocks will teach Almost Amish patterns and a hand appliqué technique known as “Baltimore Album,” as well  Read More

VGCC announces delayed opening on Jan. 5

Vance-Granville Community College will open for business on a delayed schedule on Monday, January 5, 2009. The college will open on Jan. 5 at 10:30 a.m. due to a meeting of faculty and staff being held from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on that day. January 5 is the first day of 2009 that VGCC  Read More

Ten Graduate from EMT-Paramedic Training at VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College honored ten people who completed the college’s seven-month-long Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program on Dec. 4. Graduates included Katherine Edwards, employed by Warren County; Brad Knutson of the Henderson Fire Department; Randall Perkinson of Duke Raleigh Hospital; Candace Guy of Durham County; and Jon Ulrich, Nikki Devore, Kelly Preddy, Kristie Shomo, Patricia Flick  Read More

VGCC Board Meets, Accepts Check from Annual VGCC Endowment Fund Faculty and Staff Drive

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees held its bimonthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 17 at the college’s Henderson campus. At that meeting, Carl Hann and Jason Snelling, co-chairs of the annual VGCC Endowment Fund Faculty and Staff Drive, presented a check to the Board for $26,979. The money was donated by VGCC faculty and  Read More

Youth Prepare for Recession by learning Money Management Skills at VGCC

Youth participants enrolled in the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program at Vance- Granville Community College recently attended workshops on Money Management skills. The 90-minute workshops were presented by North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union staff. On Nov. 18, SECU employee Melissa Joyner, Financial Services Officer with the Louisburg branch, presented a workshop at the VGCC  Read More

VGCC Business Student Society Holds Installation ceremony

Vance-Granville Community College’s chapter of the Phi Beta Lambda business student organization, called “Chi Beta Chi,” was reactivated in an installation ceremony on Oct. 31 at the college’s main campus. Officers for the 2008-2009 year were installed, including president Gerald Alston, historian John Pendergrass, reporter Roberta Parham and secretary Megan Thurston, all of Henderson; treasurer  Read More

VGCC Carpentry Students Build House for St. Nick

The skills of Vance-Granville Community College Carpentry students are on display in Warrenton with a holiday-themed community service project. In years past, it was a Christmas tradition in Warrenton to erect a small house on the Courthouse Square where Santa Claus could greet children and hear what they wanted to find under the tree or  Read More

VGCC Community Band To Hold Concert Friday, Dec. 12

The Community Band recently formed at Vance-Granville Community College will hold its first concert on Friday, Dec. 12. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Michael Stephenson, the college’s new music instructor  Read More