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Creswell, Ballard and Evans lead Vanguards through December games

With almost half a season under their belts, three members of the Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team have emerged as the players to watch. Christian Creswell of Henderson (pictured above, left), a product of Crest High in Shelby, and two Durham Hillside High alumni, Jarrett Ballard of Henderson (pictured above, center) and Ronald Evans of  Read More

VGCC graduates 11 Law Enforcement Cadets in School’s 97th BLET Class

Eleven cadets graduated on Dec. 17 from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Vance-Granville Community College, in a ceremony held in the Civic Center on Main Campus. After passing the state certification exam, all are authorized to work in any law enforcement agency in North Carolina. Graduates of VGCC’s 97th BLET class included  Read More

VGCC announces holiday schedule and late registration dates

All four campuses of Vance-Granville Community College will take a break for the holidays, beginning Dec. 20, and then open for business again on Thursday, January 2, 2014.   Registration for spring semester curriculum classes is available online via WebAdvisor throughout the holiday break.    Late registration for spring semester classes will be held Monday,  Read More

Jones retires after 25-Year VGCC career

Vanessa R. Jones of Norlina is retiring, effective January 1, 2014, after more than 25 years of service at Vance-Granville Community College. Members of Jones’s family joined her VGCC colleagues at a reception held in her honor on Dec. 5, 2013 at the college’s Main Campus.   Jones worked in the Vance County school system  Read More

VGCC Criminal Justice Students conduct food drive

Students in the Criminal Justice Club at Vance-Granville Community College responded to growing concerns about the effects of hunger on local communities by conducting the club’s annual food drive in December. Members collected over 200 pounds of food, filling six large boxes. These donations were distributed to needy families in Granville, Warren and Vance counties.  Read More

VGCC offers BioWork training program on two campuses

Classes to train area residents for jobs in the growing biotechnology manufacturing field are scheduled to start in January at both Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus near Louisburg and at the Main Campus in Vance County. Both campuses have state-of-the-art biotechnology labs in which to conduct the “BioWork” Process Technician training course.   A  Read More

VGCC offers Commercial Cleaning course

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer an 11-week Commercial Cleaning training course during the evening at the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton.   The class will meet on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m., Jan. 6 through March 19, 2014.   Instructor Amy Fleming will teach students proper procedures for taking  Read More

VGCC offers advanced course on building, repairing computers

Vance-Granville Community College is currently registering students for “Advanced PC Maintenance & Repair.” The course is scheduled to be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 until 9:30 p.m., Jan. 6 through June 30, 2014, in room 7107 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.   Mitch Evans, the Director of Information Technology for VGCC,  Read More

Seven graduate from EMT-Paramedic training at VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College recently honored two women and five men who completed the college’s 11-month-long Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program in December.   Graduates included Dylan Cash and James Poteat, both of Grassy Creek (Granville County); Richard Lovings of Henderson; Melissa Clark of Oxford; Quentin Woody of Watkins (Vance County); and Gavin Frederick and Ruby Wheeler,  Read More

VGCC Vanguards complete first month of basketball season

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team is 0-5 to start the 2013-2014 season (the first under new head coach Michael Woody), getting straight to work on a tough schedule in November.   On Nov. 6, the VGCC Vanguards opened the regular season at home by hosting the Eagles from Wake Technical Community College. The  Read More