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Variety of classes start at VGCC South Campus

Three Vance-Granville Community College evening courses are scheduled to begin soon at the college’s South Campus, located on N.C. 56 between Creedmoor and Butner, each one offering area residents the chance to learn new skills for on-the-job or personal use. For those interested in starting a career in health-care, a Nursing Assistant (CNA) I training  Read More

VGCC Offers Class on Digital Photography

A course entitled “Digital Photography & Photo Editing” will be taught at Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus in Vance County, starting Jan. 25. Classes will be held on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. through March 15. Students will learn the basics of operating digital cameras. Then, they will learn how to manipulate  Read More

Early College students help VGCC kick off recycling program

Vance-Granville Community College began a college-wide recycling program in November, placing blue recycling bins inside buildings on all four campuses. At VGCC’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton, taking part in the effort to distribute the recycling bins were students of Warren Early College High School , which is located on that campus. WECHS students who  Read More

VGCC to host Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration on Jan. 13

Vance-Granville Community College will hold a special program celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 at 11 a.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. A new feature has been added to the annual event, in which four VGCC students will deliver speeches entitled, “What  Read More

VGCC Bioprocess Students suit up for work

On Dec. 2, students in the Bioprocess Practices ( BPM 110 ) course conducted their traditional “gowning exercise,” in which they don special uniforms while working in the Biotechnology lab on VGCC’s main campus. “Many operations in the biopharmaceutical industry are conducted in ‘cleanrooms,’ where the operating personnel are required to wear cleanroom protective garb to  Read More

VGCC Community Band plays holiday favorites

The Vance-Granville Community Band held its second annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 13 in the Civic Center on the college’s main campus in Vance County. VGCC music instructor Michael Stephenson serves as director of the band. The program included many favorite holiday selections, including “Sleigh Ride” by Leroy Anderson, the overture from “The Messiah”  Read More

VGCC Graduates 15 Law Enforcement Cadets in School’s 88th BLET Class

Fifteen cadets graduated Dec. 16 from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) course at Vance-Granville Community College in a ceremony held in the Civic Center on Main Campus. After passing the state certification exam, all 15 are authorized to work in any law enforcement agency in North Carolina. Graduates of VGCC’s 88th BLET class included  Read More