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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

Middle School Students explore Health Careers with VGCC Pharmacy Technology faculty

A pair of Vance-Granville Community College faculty members recently helped middle school students learn about careers in health care as well as medication safety. VGCC Pharmacy Technology program head Dr. Erica Fleming and Pharmacy Technology instructor Brenda Harvey conducted a workshop for 20 students from Wake and Johnston counties on Oct. 4.   Part of  Read More

Vanguards Women’s Volleyball season ends

The Vance-Granville Community College women’s volleyball team recently closed out the 2014 season.   In an Oct. 9 match at Central Carolina Community College, the Vanguards lost, three sets to none. Kara Reese of Henderson led the Vanguards in kills (four) and digs (14), while also making three blocks and seven points. VGCC’s Rachel Thomas  Read More

VGCC President back in the Classroom

As president of Vance-Granville Community College, Dr. Stelfanie Williams juggles multiple responsibilities. For the fall 2014 semester, she added another one: teaching a class of 25 College Transfer students. The president recently completed her first stint as an adjunct instructor at VGCC.   Williams taught an eight-week, one-credit-hour “College Transfer Success” course on the college’s  Read More

VGCC now enrolling students for new Criminal Justice Cohort program

Vance-Granville Community College’s Criminal Justice Technology program is again offering an innovative approach to help certified law enforcement officers earn a two-year degree in a little more than a year.   Starting in January, officers will be given a chance to complete an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice through a series of  Read More

VGCC Nursing students join Public Health campaign

Nursing students at Vance-Granville Community College are partnering with the local health department on a new community health awareness project.   Jackie Sergent, health promotion coordinator and health education supervisor for the Granville-Vance District Health Department , recently visited VGCC to speak with students in the Associate Degree Nursing program . Sergent discussed the role  Read More

Vance-Granville Community College President Joins NC New Schools Board of Directors

Dr. Stelfanie Williams, the president of Vance-Granville Community College, has been named to the board of directors of North Carolina New Schools , a professional services agency focused on developing high-performing schools and districts across the state.    Williams became the sixth president of Vance-Granville Community College in 2012. She came to VGCC after several  Read More

VGCC Drama students present “Waiting for Godot”

Vance-Granville Community College Drama students will present a production of the Samuel Beckett classic, “Waiting for Godot,” on campus, Nov. 6-9. Performances begin on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m.; and on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. All  Read More

VGCC Franklin Campus Child Care Students learn about Fire Safety

Young students at the Child Care Center on Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus recently celebrated Fire Safety Week (Oct. 5-11).   Special guests at the five-star child day care during the week included Louisburg Firefighter Lt. Dalton West, Smokey the Bear, Brian Champion of the N.C. Forest Service and the “Fire Pup.” Children learned  Read More

VGCC Criminal Justice Students complete service projects

Criminal Justice Technology students at Vance-Granville Community College are in training to serve the public, and they recently got a head start with a pair of service projects that involve giving back to their communities.   First, students in the Criminal Justice Club continued their longstanding tradition of picking up trash along the whole length  Read More