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VGCC to offer Craft Artists Entrepreneurship program in Oxford

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a course designed specifically to help creative local residents with skills in arts and crafts to succeed as entrepreneurs. The “NC REAL Professional Craft Artists Entrepreneurship” program will be conducted at the Granville County Expo & Convention Center in Oxford on Tuesdays from 6 until 9 p.m., Feb. 9 through  Read More

Motivational speaker challenges VGCC students

Students at Vance-Granville Community College recently heard from motivational speaker Tawan Perry. His presentation on the college’s Main Campus was sponsored by the VGCC Male Mentoring Club and the Student Government Association . A resident of Raleigh, Perry started his own higher education at a community college in Maryland before eventually earning bachelor’s and master’s  Read More

Beverly returns to leading role with Vanguards

Vance-Granville Community College sophomore Tyrek Beverly of Oxford scored 23 points Jan. 5 as the Vanguards men’s basketball team faced the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. He and his teammates fought hard, but the visiting squad eked out a narrow win, 74-71, at Aycock Recreation Center in Henderson. As a freshman in 2014-15, Beverly was often  Read More

VGCC to host Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration on Jan. 20

Vance-Granville Community College will hold a special program celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. The celebration is free and open to the public. The theme of this year’s event is “The Courage to Dream, The  Read More

Local artists on display at VGCC Personal Enrichment Open House

The Continuing Education division at Vance-Granville Community College held an Open House to showcase the work of students in Personal Enrichment classes on Nov. 30, on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The open house offered visitors a chance to see the artistry of talented students and instructors from VGCC’s painting, ceramics, dollmaking and  Read More

VGCC Volleyball program signs six recruits

Vance-Granville Community College recently signed six student-athletes to join the Vanguards women’s volleyball team in 2016, including several recruits from local high schools. A “signing day” ceremony was held on the college’s Main Campus, at which each student formally signed her letter of intent. The recruits include two seniors on the Warriors varsity volleyball squad  Read More