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Local entrepreneurs can talk with Lawyers for free at VGCC Small Business Center event

Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a new service in which area residents can receive free legal advice from lawyers who have expertise in small business matters. The Small Business Center is partnering with the North Carolina Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Program (NC LEAP) to present “Ask a Small Business Lawyer,” a full  Read More

37th Annual Autumn Arts show at VGCC seeks entries

Autumn Arts 2012, the 37th annual juried art show sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, will be held Nov. 12 through Nov. 20. Autumn Arts will be open for public viewing from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays, on the second floor  Read More

VGCC Logistics instructor profiled in national magazine

Sherry Askew, the transportation manager at Revlon Consumer Products in Oxford and a part-time Logistics instructor for Vance-Granville Community College, was featured in the August issue of “Inbound Logistics,” a major national trade magazine covering transportation and business supply chains.    In the article , Askew (pictured above) explained that she found out she had  Read More

VGCC Day Care children learn about Fire Safety

Children enrolled in the Child Care Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus recently learned about fire safety and fire trucks as part of October’s observance as Fire Prevention Month. Pictured above, Capt. Brandon Link, a firefighter with the City of Henderson Fire Department and Assistant Chief with the Watkins Volunteer Fire Department, teaches the  Read More

VGCC names new Dean of Arts & Sciences

Maria B. Bailey of Henderson was recently named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Vance-Granville Community College. Bailey (pictured above), who has worked at VGCC in a variety of capacities over almost two decades, will lead a division that includes the College Transfer program (offering the first two years of a four-year degree), as well  Read More

VGCC offers Administrative Assistant computer training

Vance-Granville Community College is currently registering students for an upcoming “Administrative Assistant Essentials” software training course, starting Nov. 19 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The popular course, designed to give students an update on the computer skills that are needed in today’s workplaces, will meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until  Read More

VGCC and Chambers invite area residents to Business Summit

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center’s inaugural Business Summit, entitled “Plugged-In, Productive & Profitable – The New Face of Business,” will be held in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. Business representatives and interested members of the community are invited to this event, which  Read More

New VGCC Golf Coach looking forward to 2013 season

Bobby Paff has been named the new head coach for the golf team at Vance-Granville Community College.   A native of Charleston, West Virginia, Paff (pictured above) grew up in Winston-Salem and today lives in Creedmoor with his wife and three children. Paff has over 30 years of experience as a PGA Golf Professional in  Read More

VGCC receives positive feedback as SACS Committee visit ends

A committee representing the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges wrapped up its on-site visit to Vance-Granville Community College on Sept. 26, marking an end to a crucial step in the process by which the college receives reaffirmation of its accreditation. The ten-member On-Site Committee consisted of administrators and faculty members  Read More

VGCC schedules Digital Photography and Software courses at Main Campus

Area residents can register now for short-term courses in photography and two software programs, which will soon be offered by the Occupational Extension Computer Center at Vance-Granville Community College. All three of these courses are scheduled to start in October at VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County.   “Digital Photography & Photo Editing (Level 2)”  Read More