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VGCC Students Present Classic Comedy

Vance-Granville Community College drama students will stage Mary Chase’s classic play, Harvey, Thursday, December 4 through Saturday, December 6. Each night’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the small auditorium in Building 2 on the college’s main campus in Henderson. The play, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1945, tells the story  Read More

VGCC Bioprocess Program holds Open House

Area residents considering a career in Biotechnology are invited to an open house for Vance-Granville Community College’s Bioprocess Technology program on Tuesday, Nov. 18 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The public can learn more about the program in rooms 8101 and 8113 on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Joseph E. Tyler of  Read More

VGCC Holds Seminar on Stress Management

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a free seminar, entitled “Stress Management,” in December. The seminar will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Dec. 2 in room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Participants will learn about the heavy price that businesses and individuals  Read More

VGCC Students Attend Mentoring Conference

Vance-Granville Community College’s “Men-on-a-Mission” male mentoring program held a social kick-off on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Small Auditorium. Jimmie Ford, a motivational speaker and a North Carolina Community College State Board Member, was the speaker. Ford, a Wayne County native, retired as associate vice president from Wayne Community College in 2000. A former Wayne  Read More

Retired Ambassador talks Turkey at VGCC

Ambassador Michael W. Cotter, a 32-year veteran of the U.S. State Department, discussed the Republic of Turkey at Vance-Granville Community College’s Civic Center on Oct. 15. His audience included VGCC students, faculty, staff members and trustees, in addition to members of the community. Cotter’s presentation, entitled “Turkey: Facing Great Change in an Uncertain World,” was  Read More

VGCC Course Prepares residents for Biotech Training

Vance-Granville Community College’s Human Resources Development (HRD) Department will offer a course that helps students prepare for jobs in the biotechnology field. The course, “Pathways to BioWork,” will be held at VGCC’s Franklin County Campus near Louisburg on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 11 through Jan. 15, from 9 a.m. until noon. Participants will be better  Read More

Warren Early College students build Award-winning booth

Students at Warren Early College High School recently won the third-place ribbon for their booth at the 2008 Warren County Fair (pictured above). According to Danylu Hundley, the principal of the high school located at Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County Campus , it was a team effort. Just two weeks prior to the fair, Hundley  Read More

VGCC offers free Tax Seminar to help Small Businesses

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar, “Tax Information for Business Start-Up,” on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The seminar will be held from 6 until 9 p.m. on the college’s South Campus , located on N.C. 56 between Creedmoor and Butner. The seminar is part of a new state effort to help  Read More

Church offers Child Care to VGCC GED students

Too often, according to Vance-Granville Community College Dean of Adult Basic Education Leo Kelly, Jr., lack of child care prevents some working adults from getting an education. One church in Henderson is trying to change that. The five-year-old Rock of Ages Discipleship Ministry, located at 2040 Francis Avenue in Henderson, recently began offering free child  Read More

Burr Visits VGCC Franklin Campus

U.S. Senator Richard Burr toured Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus near Louisburg on Oct. 7. Burr, accompanied by Betty Jo Shepheard from his staff, had just come from the Novozymes facility near Franklinton, which has partnered with VGCC to develop industry training programs and to equip the Biotechnology lab at the Franklin Campus .  Read More