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Pair of Students show appreciation to VGCC Franklin Campus faculty and staff

As the faculty and staff at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus rushed to finalize grades and wrap up their work before the holiday break, they received a welcome gift. Two students in the VGCC Entrepreneurship degree program, Laura Hurley and Nancy Ianniello, both of Youngsville, prepared and served lunch on Dec. 16 to the  Read More

VGCC History Club celebrates successful Food Drive

Vance-Granville Community College’s History Club recently conducted a food drive as its major service project of the fall semester. Students collected non-perishable food items, as well as paper products and hygiene products, all of which were donated to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. The Food Bank works with food pantries in  Read More

VGCC Franklin Campus hosts two Small Business Seminars

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a pair of free seminars for Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the college’s Franklin County Campus (located on N.C. 56, just outside Louisburg). “Tax Requirements for Small Businesses” will be held from 1 until 4 p.m., while “Cash: The Lifeline of Your Business” will follow from  Read More

VGCC holds final New Student Orientation sessions before Spring Semester

Just before the Spring 2015 semester begins at Vance-Granville Community College on Monday, Jan. 12, the college will offer a final set of opportunities for prospective students to attend an orientation session.   At VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County, an orientation session is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 9 a.m.   The Franklin  Read More

Vance-Granville Community Band kicks off holiday season with free concert

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its seventh annual free holiday concert on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “A Powerful Christmas Concert,” the program featured a variety of traditional holiday favorites.   Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many  Read More

VGCC Radiography students provide Christmas gifts for kids

Students in the Radiography program at Vance-Granville Community College recently completed a community service project to provide a happier holiday for local children in need.   Some 30 members of the junior (first-year) Radiography class each “adopted” one child and provided him or her with a Christmas present through “All God’s Children,” a charitable organization  Read More

Students learn about careers at VGCC Business Technologies Fair

Vance-Granville Community College’s first-ever Business Technologies Fair brought young people to campus to learn more about careers and how to prepare for them. The event, held Nov. 12 in the VGCC Civic Center, engaged hundreds of middle and high school students from Vance, Granville and Warren counties, as well as educators from those counties and  Read More

VGCC Vanguards go 1-1 in last two basketball games of 2014

The Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards men’s basketball team closed out the fall semester and the year 2014 with a win on the road and a loss at home.   On Dec. 4, VGCC traveled to face the junior varsity team at the University of Mount Olive. The Vanguards defeated the Trojans in a dominating 80-51  Read More

VGCC holds College Day for transferring students

Vance-Granville Community College hosted admissions officers from four-year colleges and universities on Nov. 20 in the Student Learning & Success Center on VGCC’s Main Campus. The event was VGCC’s annual “College Day,” where students obtain important information about transfer requirements, financial aid and scholarships that can help them continue their education.   VGCC counselors organized  Read More

VGCC Vice President endows Scholarship

Dr. Angela Ballentine, the vice president of academic and student affairs at Vance-Granville Community College, has established a new scholarship for students at the college where she has served for more than 20 years. Ballentine has named this new scholarship the “Charles and Audrey Ballentine Academic Achievement Scholarship,” in memory of her parents. Her father  Read More