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Local business leaders attend Business Summit at VGCC

Representatives of area businesses and community leaders gathered in the Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College on Nov. 7 for the inaugural Business Summit, organized by the VGCC Small Business Center in partnership with the Granville County Chamber of Commerce , the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce , the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and  Read More

VGCC Basketball team 2-2 to start season

The Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards have started the 2012-2013 men’s basketball season (the first under new head coach Mike Rotolo) with two wins and two losses.   In the first regular-season contest (Nov. 1), VGCC lost to Louisburg College by a score of 101-55. The Hurricanes are the defending Region X champions and were recently  Read More

College introduces “Ask VGCC” online service

Vance-Granville Community College has introduced a new online tool that aims to help current and future students find the answers to their questions, with a few clicks of a mouse. “ Ask VGCC ,” powered by software called IntelliResponse, is a repository of frequently asked questions (FAQs). Students and visitors to the VGCC web site  Read More

VGCC Advisory Committees Meet

Citizens from Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties came together at the Main Campus of Vance-Granville Community College on Oct. 30 as the college’s advisory committees held their annual meetings.   VGCC’s 37 advisory committees are made up of people from the communities served by the college who have worked in the fields for which  Read More

Autumn Arts 2012 Winners named, on display at VGCC

Entries in Autumn Arts 2012, the 37th annual juried art show sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, have been judged and are on display at VGCC. The public is invited to view the artwork on the second floor of Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County through  Read More

Senator Hagan visits VGCC Franklin Campus

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan held one of her “Conversations with Kay” events at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus near Louisburg on Nov. 12. Hagan, the junior senator from North Carolina, and members of her staff were available to talk with constituents about their concerns, and in particular to help citizens navigate issues with federal  Read More

VGCC Phi Beta Lambda members attend state conference

Members of the Vance-Granville Community College “Chi Beta Chi” chapter of the Phi Beta Lambda business student organization attended the state PBL Fall Leadership Development Conference in Raleigh, on November 2-3. The VGCC chapter brought home several recognitions and awards.   Chapter advisor LaTonya Steele and co-advisor Delton Farmer, both VGCC Business Administration instructors, accompanied  Read More

Registration begins for Spring 2013 VGCC classes

The Spring 2013 semester at Vance-Granville Community College begins Tuesday, Jan. 8, but college officials advise students to apply and register for classes as early as possible. New students may apply for admission at any time prior to the beginning of the term. The upcoming semester’s course schedule is now available on VGCC’s web site  Read More

VGCC Student Leaders attend Conference

Officers from Vance-Granville Community College’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently attended a conference held in Wilmington by the North Carolina Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association (N4CSGA). The VGCC delegation included (pictured above, from left) SGA Parliamentarian Shanequa Pressley of Durham, Vice President Ruthie Davis of Warrenton, Public Information Officer Jon Baker of Louisburg, advisor/Director  Read More

Vance-Granville Community Band performs concert at Louisburg High School

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its fall concert on Nov. 1 in the Louisburg High School auditorium. It was the third consecutive year that the ensemble, a joint effort between students and interested citizens, has performed its first concert of the academic year in Louisburg. Louisburg High School band director Brian D. Miller, who plays  Read More