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Williams appointed to VGCC board of trustees

Dr. Doris Terry Williams of Henderson became the newest member of the Board of Trustees of Vance-Granville Community College on Dec. 7, when she was sworn in by Ninth District Court Judge Henry Banks in a brief ceremony on the college’s main campus. Dr. Williams was appointed by Gov. Beverly Perdue to the seat formerly  Read More

Kittrell Job Corps Center thanks VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College recently received recognition from Kittrell Job Corps Center for the continuing partnership between the two institutions. Kittrell Job Corps Center director Arvin Lane stopped by the college’s main campus to present a certificate of appreciation to VGCC officials in person. The certificate honors VGCC’s “outstanding contributions” to KJCC in 2010. The college  Read More

Brodie retires after nearly 30 years at VGCC’s front desk

One of the most familiar faces and voices at Vance-Granville Community College will not return when the spring 2011 semester begins in January. Irma B. Brodie of Henderson is retiring effective Dec. 31, 2010, after almost 30 years as the receptionist and switchboard operator on the college’s main campus. Members of Brodie’s family joined her  Read More

VGCC Quilting classes start in January

As area residents adjust to the cold winter weather, they often turn to the warmth of quilts. For those who want to make their own, either for everyday use or as works of art, Vance-Granville Community College will offer quilting classes starting in January 2011. Students may attend the eight-week classes on one of three  Read More

Vance-Granville Community Band presents Holiday Concert Monday, Dec. 13

The Vance-Granville Community Band will perform its third annual Holiday Concert on Monday, Dec. 13. 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 children are encouraged to attend. Michael Stephenson, the Vance-Granville Community College music instructor and director of the  Read More

From VGCC Education Student to Children’s Book Author

Laura A. Alston of Henderson, a graduate of the Early Childhood Associate program at Vance-Granville Community College, recently published her first book. Alston’s children’s book, My Pet Rocky Renee, was released several months ago by Timberlake-based Righter Publishing Company. Her own pet cat of the same name served as Alston’s inspiration for the book, which  Read More

VGCC Open House Shines Spotlight on Franklin Campus

Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus held an open house, called the “Pre-Registration Premiere,” on Nov. 10. The name of the event referred to the fact that registration for the upcoming spring 2011 semester started the following Monday, Nov. 15. The semester begins Jan. 5. The open house employed a movie “premiere” theme, complete with  Read More

Computer Classes Begin Soon at VGCC South Campus

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled several of its popular computer-related classes starting in January on the college’s South Campus, located on N.C. 56 between Creedmoor and Butner. The “Beginner’s Guide to Computers & the Internet” course will be offered twice at the South Campus. One class, with instructor John Clark, runs on Mondays from 9  Read More

VGCC presents Classic Comedy Thursday through Sunday

VGCC drama students will stage an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”, December 2-5. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, 3 and 4, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Dec. 4 and 5. All performances are in the small auditorium in Building 2 on the college’s main campus in Henderson.  Read More

VGCC names new Golf Coach

Jim Schwab of Durham has been named the coach for the intercollegiate golf program at Vance-Granville Community College. Schwab takes the reins of the program as it prepares for its third season, and its second season of official National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)-level competition. Schwab (pictured above) has been playing golf since he was 25  Read More