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VGCC announces holiday schedule

All four campuses of Vance-Granville Community College will take a break for the holidays, beginning Dec. 19, and then open for business again on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.   Late registration for spring semester classes will be held Thursday, Jan. 3.         Classes will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 8.   For more information, call VGCC  Read More

VGCC students encouraged to enter Martin Luther King essay contest

Vance-Granville Community College students are invited to submit essays for the college’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebration, which is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County.   For the fourth year in a row, the program  Read More

VGCC schedules new workshop for Afterschool professionals

A veteran Vance-Granville Community College educator will offer professional development opportunities for local afterschool program administrators and staff members during the spring 2013 semester, starting in January.   “Upping Your Afterschool Game” is an all-day North Carolina Afterschool Professional Development Competency Training session that is scheduled to be held in Room 6115 on VGCC’s Main  Read More

VGCC Computer classes scheduled at Main Campus in January

Vance-Granville Community College is currently registering students for several popular, short-term computer courses starting in Jan. 2013 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.   Two are offered during the evening. First, the “Beginner’s Guide to Computers & Internet,” is scheduled for Tuesdays from 6 until 10 p.m., Jan. 8 through Feb. 12. Novice  Read More

Guest speaker talks Bees at VGCC

An expert on bees spoke to Vance-Granville Community College faculty and staff members on Nov. 20 on the college’s Main Campus, as part of a series of “lunch and learn” sessions organized by the VGCC Sustainability Committee. Will Hicks (pictured above), Apiary Inspector with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, discussed the  Read More

VGCC holds College Fair for transferring students

Vance-Granville Community College hosted admissions officers from four-year colleges and universities on Nov. 27 in the student lounge on VGCC’s Main Campus. The event was VGCC’s annual College Fair, where students obtain important information about transfer requirements, financial aid and scholarships that can help them continue their education. The fair was organized by the VGCC  Read More

VGCC recognizes 13 Graduates of EMT-Paramedic Training

Vance-Granville Community College honored nine women and four men who completed the college’s 11-month-long Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program in November.   Graduates included Ryan Wells of Afton; Tonia Brantley of Creedmoor; Wendy Ferrell and Stephanie Parham, both of Franklinton; Katie Howell of Durham; Elizabeth Campbell, Jenna Kelsey and Robert Minish, all of Henderson; Keshia Daniel  Read More

VGCC hosts Foreign Trade Zone informational seminar

Government officials, economic developers and business leaders met at Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus on Nov. 9 to learn about international trade opportunities. The Durham-based Triangle J Council of Governments organized the informational seminar on Foreign Trade Zone 93, a designated area that includes all four counties that VGCC serves (Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin)  Read More

Romantic Comedy “Almost, Maine” to be staged by VGCC Drama students

Vance-Granville Community College Drama students will present a production of John Cariani’s comedy, “Almost, Maine,” December 6-9. Performances begin on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. and at 8 p.m.; and on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. All performances are in the  Read More

VGCC Students provide Thanksgiving meals to area families

Criminal Justice Technology students at Vance-Granville Community College recently continued their tradition of giving back to their communities with the annual Criminal Justice Club Thanksgiving food drive for families in need. Throughout November, club members received non-perishable food items from donation sites not only on VGCC’s Main Campus but also on the Franklin County and  Read More