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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

VGCC Board Meets, Accepts Donations from Faculty and Staff

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees held its regular bimonthly meeting on Monday, November 15 at the college’s Henderson campus. At that meeting, Curtis Tyndall and Blondelle Edgerton, co-chairs of the annual VGCC Endowment Fund Faculty and Staff Drive, presented a check to the Board for $24,708. Steve McGrady was the third co-chair of  Read More

VGCC Spring Registration resumes Nov. 29

The Spring 2011 semester at Vance-Granville Community College begins Wednesday, Jan. 5, but college officials advise students to apply and register for classes as early as possible. New students may apply for admission at any time. The upcoming semester’s course schedule is now available on VGCC’s web site by clicking on “ WebAdvisor ,” then  Read More

VGCC Vanguards 1-3 in early hoops action

The first four games of the 2010-2011 Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball season are in the books, but Vanguards head coach Avery Wilson said that the 1-3 win-loss record does not tell the whole story. Three of the four games, including two heartbreakingly close losses, were decided by a combined total of nine points. “The  Read More

VGCC students present New Twist on Classic Comedy

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

Middle School students experiment in VGCC Biotech lab

Henderson Middle School students recently returned to Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus as part of an ongoing partnership between the college’s Bioprocess Technology program and the Citizen Schools after-school program at HMS. Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades donned lab coats to perform another scientific procedure in the state-of-the-art VGCC Biotech lab on Nov.  Read More

VGCC offers Medical Coding courses at South Campus

Vance-Granville Community College will offer courses in the Medical Coding certificate program at the college’s South Campus in Granville County, starting in January 2011. South Campus is located on N.C. 56 between Creedmoor and Butner. The introductory course, Medical Terminology, will be offered on Monday and Wednesday nights from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Jan.  Read More

School officials meet at VGCC

Administrators and guidance counselors from high schools and middle schools in Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties met with Vance-Granville Community College staff on Nov. 3 at the college’s Civic Center for a forum on how the various educational institutions are working together. In years past, college officials have met with high school personnel on  Read More

High School Students learn about Culinary Opportunities at VGCC

Students in the Culinary Arts program at Northern Vance High School learned about where they could take their skills in the future when they visited Vance-Granville Community College’s Culinary Technology program on Nov. 12. The group of high school juniors and seniors were accompanied by their Culinary instructor, Julie Sokol, and Jane Hicks, the career  Read More

Horse on Campus: VGCC Day Care Center kids excited by special guest

Children enrolled in the Day Care Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus have recently been studying the Old West, with a series of western-themed learning activities. And what would cowboys and cowgirls do without their horses? On Nov. 15, the young students, some in western attire, received a special visit from Brenda Satterwhite of  Read More