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North Edgecombe’s Conyers signs with VGCC Vanguards

Rodney Conyers of Battleboro recently signed a letter of intent to join the Vanguards men’s basketball team at Vance-Granville Community College next season.   Pictured above: the student-athlete (seated, center) signs his letter, flanked by his father, Roderick Conyers Sr., and mother, Phyllis Conyers.   Conyers (6’3”) graduated earlier this year from North Edgecombe High  Read More

VGCC Library adds iPads for students

The Vance-Granville Community College Library is providing yet another technological resource for students. The Library now has 20 iPads that are available for students in any curriculum program to use inside the library on Main Campus.   To use an iPad, a student must bring his or her student ID (which also acts as a  Read More

VGCC and Chamber partner for Health Care Reform discussion

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center , will present a “Lunch Break to Educate” seminar, called “Health Care Reform for Small Business, Season 2: What Have We Learned?” on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from noon until 1 p.m. in Room 7107 (Building 7) on VGCC’s Main Campus in  Read More

VGCC Names Four to Summer Dean’s List

Vance-Granville Community College has announced that four students earned Dean’s List honors for the summer term that ended in August. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student had to maintain a 3.5 grade-point average and have no grade lower than “B” while carrying at least 12 semester hours. Summer Dean’s List honorees are listed  Read More

VGCC Warren Campus helps local kids in need

Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County Campus recently formed a partnership with Warrenton-based nonprofit organization J-Jireh Services that has resulted in local schoolchildren receiving book bags and school supplies. The new relationship between the college and J-Jireh’s director, Gertie Williams Crute, began with a chance meeting between Crute and Warren County Campus Dean Mitch Evans on  Read More

VGCC to offer Agricultural Entrepreneurship program at Farmers Market

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a new course designed specifically to help local farmers and budding entrepreneurs succeed in developing profitable, environmentally-sound small farms or agricultural businesses.   The “NC REAL Agricultural Entrepreneurship” program will be conducted at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson, on Tuesday evenings, October  Read More

VGCC President creates new Scholarship

Dr. Stelfanie Williams, the president of Vance-Granville Community College, and her family have established a new scholarship to help students continue their education.   In awarding the Keith and Stelfanie Williams Family Scholarship, preference will be given to students who first came to VGCC for an Adult High School Diploma or High School Equivalency diploma  Read More

VGCC Women’s Volleyball team starts season

The 2014 Vance-Granville Community College women’s volleyball season is underway.   The Vanguards began their season on Sept. 6 with a non-conference tri-match hosted by Mid-Atlantic Christian University in Elizabeth City. VGCC lost both to the host team and to the squad from another four-year school, Christendom College.   Conference play began on Sept. 11,  Read More

Free Microsoft Office Software now available for VGCC Students

Vance-Granville Community College is now providing students with popular software at no charge, thanks to a partnership with Microsoft’s Office 365 “Student Advantage” program.   Currently-enrolled students with VGCC e-mail addresses will be able to obtain the Office 365 ProPlus package, a version of Office that includes the latest editions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access,  Read More

VGCC Culinary students and faculty play multiple roles at Hot Sauce Contest

The eighth annual North Carolina Hot Sauce Contest , held Sept. 13 in downtown Oxford, again featured the Culinary Arts department from Vance-Granville Community College. Not only did students from the program serve up their own spicy treats to festival attendees, but students and faculty members also formed the entire team of judges for the  Read More