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Retired judge, wife endow scholarship at VGCC

J. Henry Banks, who recently retired as chief judge of the North Carolina Ninth Judicial District Court bench, and his wife, Mamie B. Banks, recently established a new scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College. Residents of Henderson, Judge Banks held court in Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren counties as a district judge for almost 21 years,  Read More

New art class starts in April at VGCC Main Campus

A new Tuesday morning painting class will begin at Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus on April 25, with a new instructor: artist Stephen Filarsky of Franklinton. “Watercolor & Drawing” is scheduled for Tuesdays from 9:15 a.m. until 12:15 p.m., April 25 through July 18, in room 5223 (Building 5). Filarsky has painted watercolor portraits and  Read More

VGCC Radiography students seek local businesses for fundraiser

Radiography students at Vance-Granville Community College are planning a fundraiser to help them attend a major conference, and they are inviting local businesses to join them in a vendor event. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the gymnasium at the First Baptist Church of Creedmoor (108  Read More

VGCC, Warren Library partner for discussion of Tennessee Williams & “The Glass Menagerie”

Vance-Granville Community College is partnering with the Warren County Memorial Library to present a program on playwright Tennessee Williams and his classic drama, “The Glass Menagerie,” which the college is preparing to stage as a dinner theater event. The educational program is scheduled for Monday, April 17, from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the library  Read More

VGCC to hold 33rd benefit golf tournament on May 2

Vance-Granville Community College’s 33rd Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, will be held at the on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. All event proceeds support the mission of the college, the Endowment Fund and student scholarships. With the support of numerous golfers and sponsors, the annual event has raised more  Read More

VGCC Radiography students and educators attend conference

Several students and faculty members from the Vance-Granville Community College Radiography program attended the 20th West Coast Educators Council (WCEC) of Radiologic Technologists Student-Educator-Radiographer Seminar, held March 7-10 in Orlando, Florida. The annual conference is attended by over 1,000 students and educators in the Radiography field from all over the country. This year, 26 of  Read More

VGCC students visit RHA patients

A group of students from Vance-Granville Community College conducted a Valentine’s-themed community service project in February at RHA Health Services in Creedmoor. VGCC Radiography and Human Services Technology (HST) students handed out valentines and gifts to the patients, staff and administrators at RHA. “The patients were very receptive and appreciative to receive the gifts,” according  Read More

VGCC well-represented at regional community college awareness event

WILSON, N.C. — Vance-Granville Community College shared the spotlight with eight other community colleges from the region on March 22, when Wilson Community College hosted a press conference for the “North Central Prosperity Zone,” a 15-county area of the state that includes the four counties served by VGCC: Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren. This first-of-its-kind  Read More

Tickets for VGCC Dinner Theater now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Vance-Granville Community College’s production of “The Glass Menagerie,” its fifth annual Dinner Theater event. The classic American drama that first launched playwright Tennessee Williams to fame will be preceded by a delicious meal on the evenings of Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28, starting at 6 p.m., in  Read More

Small Business Summit to be held April 6 at Warren County Armory

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has announced the complete lineup of presenters for the fifth Small Business Summit, which will be held Thursday, April 6, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., at the Warren County Armory Civic Center in Warrenton. The , the , and the are partnering with the college to organize  Read More