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VGCC Community Band concert includes holiday favorites

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its fourth annual Holiday Concert on Monday, Dec. 12 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 featured familiar holiday tunes, including several medleys of Christmas carols and the Leroy Anderson classic,  Read More

Franklin County Early College students bring cheer to VGCC Day Care

Christmas came a bit early for the Child Care Center at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus, thanks to students from Franklin County Early College High School.   Freshmen at the high school (a partnership between Franklin County Schools and VGCC that is located on the Franklin Campus) threw a Christmas party for the young  Read More

VGCC students donate books, coats to local elementary school

The Student North Carolina Association of Educators (SNCAE) chapter at Vance-Granville Community College recently completed a service project to collect books and new or gently used winter coats for children at South Warren Elementary School in Warrenton. Through the drive, VGCC students collected a total of 270 books and 18 coats. Another student club, the  Read More

VGCC announces holiday schedule and delayed opening on Jan. 3

All four campuses of Vance-Granville Community College will take a break for the holidays, beginning Dec. 17, and then open for business again on Monday, January 2, 2012.   VGCC will operate on a delayed schedule on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. The college will open to the public at 1 p.m. on Tuesday due to  Read More

VGCC Day Care Center children eat breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus was the special guest for breakfast at the Day Care Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s main campus on Dec. 9. Children had their pictures taken with St. Nick and told him what they hoped to find under the tree this year.   Above, top picture:  VGCC Day Care student Kennedy Taylor of Henderson  Read More

VGCC Culinary Students get creative in Gingerbread House competition

The Culinary Arts program at Vance-Granville Community College continued a holiday tradition by holding its third annual Gingerbread House competition on Dec. 2.   Chef Ross Ragonese, who heads the VGCC program, has used the competition as a fun, challenging exercise for his second-year students near the end of each fall semester since 2009. Each  Read More

Garner and Coles stand out as VGCC basketball team tries to find its footing

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team continues to search for its first win of the season, but two Vanguards, sophomore Clarence Garner (pictured above, left) and redshirt freshman Josh Coles (pictured above, right), are standing out as leading contributors.   On Nov. 19, VGCC lost at home to area rival Louisburg College, by a  Read More

Students will build and troubleshoot Computers in new VGCC course

Vance-Granville Community College is currently registering students for a new course that will teach area residents how to repair, upgrade, and troubleshoot personal computers.   “Computer Electronics: Computer Repair & Troubleshooting” is scheduled to be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 until 10 p.m., Jan. 11 through May 9, on the college’s main campus in  Read More

Williams named next President of VGCC

Dr. Stelfanie Williams, currently the Vice President of Economic and Community Development at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford, has been chosen by the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees to be the next president of the college. Pending final approval from the State Board of Community Colleges, Williams (pictured above) is expected to take office on  Read More

VGCC students encouraged to enter Martin Luther King speech contest

Vance-Granville Community College students are invited to submit speeches for the college’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebration, which is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County.   For the third year in a row, the program will feature several  Read More