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Students learn about Careers in Law at conference

Vance-Granville Community College served as the local host for a program of the North Carolina Bar Association on Nov. 6 that introduced legal careers to middle school and high school students from throughout the region. The Law Career Fall Conference, entitled “Diversity in the Profession,” is designed to introduce promising students to judges and attorneys  Read More

High School Students visit VGCC Culinary program

Students in the Culinary Arts program at Northern Vance High School got a taste of the next level of education in their field when they visited Vance-Granville Community College’s Culinary Technology program on Nov. 13. VGCC’s two-year degree program, based at the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford, prepares students for entry-level professional positions in  Read More

Bookkeeping is subject of VGCC small business seminar

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar, entitled “Basic Bookkeeping for Your Small Business,” on Tuesday, December 15 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in room 7107 of Building 7 on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Jess McLamb of Raleigh, who will lead the class, says that the seminar  Read More

VGCC Vanguards come up short in first two games

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team is 0-2 to start the college’s second season as a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The Vanguards opened the regular season on the road, at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford on Nov. 1. The hard-fought game saw the lead swing back and forth.  Read More

VGCC accepts Donation from Granville Industrial & Business Club

Members of the Granville Industrial and Business Club recently continued their tradition of supporting Vance-Granville Community College. Granville Economic Development Commission executive director Jay Tilley presented $4,000 on behalf of the club to VGCC President Randy Parker for the college’s Endowment Fund and Scholarship Program at the Nov. 4 GIBC meeting, held at VGCC’s South  Read More

New VGCC Scholarship honors Pratt and Gwendolyn Winston

Vance-Granville Community College recently announced that a new scholarship has been established in honor of J. Pratt Winston and in memory of his wife, Gwendolyn Blackwell Winston. The Winstons are well-known Granville County business leaders who founded Winston International Ltd. in Oxford. Gwen Winston died earlier this year. The announcement was made at the Nov.  Read More

VGCC Logistics expert addresses Granville business group

Walter E. Martin, the new director for the Global Logistics Technology program at Vance-Granville Community College, was the guest speaker at the Nov. 4 meeting of the Granville Industrial and Business Club. The meeting was held at VGCC’s South Campus between Creedmoor and Butner. Martin told the local business leaders that logistics is becoming a  Read More

Hagan visits job fair held at VGCC

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan visited a job fair focused on helping area military veterans, which was held at the Civic Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus in Vance County on Nov. 12. The event, sponsored by the Vance County and Granville County offices of the North Carolina Employment Security Commission, was the third such  Read More

‘Apply Early’ Is Advice For Spring Semester

The Spring 2010 semester at Vance-Granville Community College begins on Jan. 6, 2010, but college officials advise students to apply and register for classes as early as possible, starting in November. The spring course schedule is now available on VGCC’s web site by clicking on “ Web Advisor ,” then “Prospective Students” and finally “Curriculum  Read More

VGCC Students Present Pair of Comedies

Vance-Granville Community College drama students will stage two one-act comedies back to back, Thursday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 15. The plays, “Laundry and Bourbon” and “Lonestar,” were written by James McLure as companion pieces. The show, consisting of both plays, will be performed on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday,  Read More