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VGCC Warren Campus to host Business Credit Seminar

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County , has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Understanding How to Access Credit and Capital for Your Small Business,” for Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton.   A light  Read More

Ambassador Programs at Eaton-Johnson Middle School, VGCC Renew Partnership

Vance-Granville Community College and Eaton-Johnson Middle School in Henderson are expanding upon the partnership between the two institutions’ student leadership programs.   As part of a broad collaboration between the community college and the middle school, the ambassador programs from each side have worked together since 2008. At both VGCC and EJMS, “ambassadors” are outstanding  Read More

Granville County Habitat for Humanity and VGCC partner on new home

Granville County Habitat for Humanity will soon start construction on a new affordable home in Oxford, in partnership with the Carpentry program at Vance-Granville Community College. Officials from VGCC joined Habitat volunteers and community leaders at a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 21 at 305 Linden Avenue, the site that one day will house a local  Read More

Event at VGCC helps fuel growth for local small businesses

Representatives of area businesses and non-profit organizations gathered in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center on Oct. 21 for the Small Business Summit and Expo, organized by the VGCC Small Business Center in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce .   The event, entitled  Read More

VGCC holds Google Plus seminar for Small Businesses

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Enhancing Your Business Using No-Cost Features of Google+,” on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 6 until 8 p.m. in Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.   Google+ (pronounced and sometimes written as “Google Plus”) is the second-largest social networking  Read More

VGCC Advisory Committees hold annual meetings

Citizens from Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties came together at the Main Campus of Vance-Granville Community College on Oct. 28 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

VGCC Vanguards record first victory of basketball season

The Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards only needed two games to find their first win of the 2014-15 basketball season, with an overwhelming 98-62 road victory over the junior varsity squad from St. Andrews University on Nov. 3. That brought VGCC’s record to 1-1 to start the team’s second season under head coach Michael Woody.    Read More

VGCC observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Vance-Granville Community College held educational programs for students on two campuses in recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Faculty and staff members at both the college’s Main Campus in Vance County and the South Campus in Granville County organized events on Oct. 22.   At Main Campus, counselors Seletha Pherribo and Cathy Davis  Read More

VGCC Scholarship endowed in memory of Hubert Gooch

A longtime educator and community leader will continue to make a difference in the lives of local students, through a new Vance-Granville Community College scholarship established in his memory.   The family of Hubert L. Gooch Jr. of Oxford, who died in March, recently created a new scholarship through the VGCC Endowment Fund. In awarding  Read More

VGCC to hold Business Technologies Fair

Vance-Granville Community College will hold a “Business Technologies Fair” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County.   From 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., area high schools will bring groups of students to the event. Parents of high school students are welcome to attend with their children.  Read More