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Legacy of local couple lives on with VGCC scholarship

The tragic 2015 murders of Granville County residents Jerome and Dora Faulkner shocked and saddened the community. Their loss was particularly felt at Oxford’s Mountain Creek Baptist Church, where the Faulkners were dedicated members. In the midst of their grief, members of the church started a scholarship fund in their memory at Vance-Granville Community College.  Read More

VGCC honor society students collect supplies, books for local kids

The Vance-Granville Community College Alpha Sigma Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently conducted a service project by collecting school supplies and books for children in grades K-12 who are affected by domestic violence. Children in such situations may be forced to relocate suddenly, leaving their school supplies at their former homes  Read More

VGCC graduates 11 cadets in school’s 105th BLET Class

Eleven cadets graduated on Dec. 12, 2017, from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Vance-Granville Community College, in a ceremony held in the Civic Center on Main Campus. After passing the state certification exam, all are authorized to work in any law enforcement agency in North Carolina. Graduates of VGCC’s 105th BLET class  Read More

VGCC Pharmacy Technology program leads service projects

The Pharmacy Technology program at Vance-Granville Community College has continued its tradition of community involvement with a pair of recent service projects during the fall semester. First, Pharmacy Technology faculty and students, with help from their colleagues in other VGCC Health Sciences programs, spearheaded a relief drive to help people in the Caribbean who had  Read More

VGCC Natural Hair Care, Manicuring classes start in January

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a pair of continuing education courses that provide job training related to the cosmetology industry, starting in January. Both the Natural Hair Care and Manicure/Nail Technician courses are scheduled for Monday-Thursday evenings from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Jan. 8 through June 5, both in Building 3 on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance  Read More

VGCC to offer Food Truck Entrepreneurship on Main Campus with new instructor

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer its Mobile Food Truck Entrepreneurship Workshop Series at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County for the first time. Previously, the course was offered on the Franklin County and Warren County campuses. A partnership of VGCC’s Small Business Center and Personal Enrichment department, the program will be held in  Read More

New Human Services club formed at VGCC

The newest club for students at Vance-Granville Community College focuses on the Human Services Technology (HST) field. The college offers three Human Services degrees – a General HST track, a Substance Abuse track, and a Gerontology track – although interested students in any major are welcome to join the new club. The HST Club held  Read More

VGCC holds College Day for students exploring transfer options

Vance-Granville Community College hosted admissions officers from four-year colleges and universities on Nov. 13 on VGCC’s Main Campus. The event was VGCC’s annual “College Day,” which allows students to obtain important information about transfer requirements, financial aid and scholarships that can help them take the next steps in their educational journeys. The VGCC Student Learning  Read More

Quilting classes start up again at VGCC in January

As the cold winter weather brings to mind the original use for quilts, Vance-Granville Community College’s long-running Quilting program resumes in January, with three 14-week class schedules. Peggy Stocks of Manson teaches the classes that will meet on Wednesday mornings from 9 a.m. until noon, starting Jan. 10, and on Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m.,  Read More

Some Education Bachelor’s Degrees Offered through VGCC and ECU!

offers bachelor’s degrees in Elementary Education, Middle Grades Education and Special Education through the convenience of online instruction. Take your first 2 years at VGCC and then complete your bachelor’s degree through ECU! Find out more by meeting the coordinator, Kathy Bradley, when she visits VGCC on these dates: • January 23, 2018, from 10:00  Read More