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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

VGCC art classes provide mural for Granville Senior Center

Students in two Personal Enrichment Art classes at Vance-Granville Community College recently completed work on a mural that will decorate the Granville County Senior Center. Twelve students in a day class and nine others in a night class, both taught by longtime instructor Lelia Brigham, have each contributed to the four-by-six-foot quilt-like mural. “It’s one  Read More

VGCC starts Spring Semester Registration online and on-campus in November

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

Papandrea, Kelly stand out on VGCC volleyball squad

The Vance-Granville Community College women’s volleyball team has struggled in the win-loss column this season, but the performances of two Vanguards in particular have earned them notice.   At a tri-match on Sept. 29, setter Veronica Papandrea of Durham (pictured above, left), who graduated from Northern High School, and Cynthia Kelly of Oxford (pictured above,  Read More

VGCC Art instructor wins ribbon at State Fair

A painting by Vance-Granville Community College art instructor Lelia Brigham of Henderson (pictured above in an art classroom at VGCC) won the Hostesses’ Choice Award in the Arts and Photography competition at the recently-concluded 2012 North Carolina State Fair. Her miniature pastel, “Vance County Tobacco Barn,” was the only piece selected from among over 200 works  Read More

VGCC celebrates Medical Assisting profession

Students and faculty from the Medical Assisting program at Vance-Granville Community College recently celebrated Medical Assistants Recognition Week (Oct. 15–19). Each year, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) designates the third full week in October to honor and recognize the multi-skilled professionals who function as members of the health care delivery team and perform  Read More

VGCC officials meet with middle and high school counterparts

Vance-Granville Community College recently convened a meeting of administrators and guidance counselors from local schools to discuss how the educational institutions work in partnership and how school students can take advantage of opportunities at the college. Representatives of public high schools and middle schools, charter schools, private schools and home-schools in Vance, Granville, Franklin and  Read More

Vance-Granville Community Band presents concert at Louisburg High

The Vance-Granville Community Band will kick off its2012-2013 season with a concert on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Louisburg High School Auditorium (201 Allen Lane, Louisburg). This marks the third consecutive year that the band, which is a joint effort between VGCC students and interested citizens, will present its fall concert in  Read More

VGCC Franklin Campus Child Care Students learn Fire Safety

Young students at the Child Care Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus recently celebrated Fire Safety Week (Oct. 8-12).   Special guests at the five-star child day care during the week included Louisburg Firefighter Dalton West, Smokey the Bear, and the “Fire Pup”. Children learned about smoke detectors, the “stop, drop and roll”  Read More

“Extreme” money-saving tips offered at VGCC’s Couponing class

Savvy shoppers across the country are using increasingly sophisticated coupon techniques, with numerous web sites and television programs devoted to helping consumers save money. In that spirit, a workshop being offered at two Vance-Granville Community College campuses will provide local cost-conscious residents with various couponing strategies that could reduce a family’s grocery expenses by as  Read More