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Annual Autumn Arts Show at VGCC Seeks Entries

Autumn Arts 2009, the 34th annual juried art show sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, will be held Oct. 26 through Nov. 13. Autumn Arts will be open for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays, on the second floor  Read More

EXPO 2009 Invites Public to learn about Businesses, Win Prizes

EXPO 2009, the 19th business exposition for Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, and the public is invited to attend. Around 45 area businesses and agencies will be on hand to exhibit their products and services.  Read More

VGCC Women’s Volleyball team wins second match

More than half-way through its first season, the new Vance-Granville Community College women’s volleyball team has a 2-7 record. The second victory for the Vanguards, coached by Ellis Crews of Oxford, came when the Central Carolina Community College Cougars visited Henderson on Oct. 1. VGCC won the match, three sets to none, with scores of  Read More

VGCC Franklin Campus marks 40th Anniversary of College

Vance-Granville Community College concluded a month-long series of events celebrating the college’s 40th anniversary at each of its campuses with a Sept. 30 re-dedication ceremony and reception at the Franklin County Campus near Louisburg. “We’d like to think they saved the best for last,” Franklin County Campus Dean Bobbie Jo May said, “but it also  Read More

VGCC recognizes adults for Summer Employment

Vance-Granville Community College’s Workforce Investment Act (WIA) department held a recognition ceremony and reception to honor 30 area adults who completed work experiences this summer. The summer adult employment program was made possible by Federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, administered by the Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Board. The event was held on VGCC’s  Read More

VGCC Early Childhood Program Earns Accreditation

The Early Childhood Associate program at Vance-Granville Community College recently received its official accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The organization granted the college preliminary accreditation in 2007. The accreditation system establishes standards to raise the quality of teacher education, and in turn raise the quality of early childhood  Read More

VGCC Criminal Justice Students collect supplies for kids in need

Students and instructors of the Criminal Justice program at Vance-Granville Community College recently completed a service project to collect supplies for local children in foster care. VGCC students coordinated the project with the Vance County and Warren County Departments of Social Services. Donations will benefit children in the foster care system in those counties by  Read More

VGCC Warren Campus marks 40th Anniversary of College

Vance-Granville Community College brought the celebration of its 40th anniversary to the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton on Sept. 23. Warren County Campus Dean George A. Henderson welcomed VGCC students, trustees, administrators, instructors and local citizens to “an exciting day for Warren Campus and for Warren County… to honor our students, re-dedicate our campus,  Read More

VGCC South Campus marks 40th Anniversary of College

Vance-Granville Community College brought the celebration of its 40th anniversary to the college’s South Campus, located between Butner and Creedmoor, on Sept. 16. At a special re-dedication ceremony, South Campus Dean Cecilia Wheeler called the occasion “an exciting day for VGCC, for South Campus, and for Granville County.” In remarks to the assembled students, trustees,  Read More

Three VGCC Employees receive Glen Raven Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards

At Vance-Granville Community College’s annual convocation in August, President Randy Parker presented several awards to outstanding VGCC employees. Collectively, the honors are known as the Glen Raven Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards. Glen Raven, Inc., the manufacturer with a site in Norlina, is a longtime VGCC partner and the largest corporate donor in the  Read More