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VGCC puts Associate in Arts degree on fast track

Vance-Granville Community College is introducing a new way for students to complete the first two years of a four-year degree on an accelerated timetable. Starting with the fall semester that begins in August 2017, students will have the option to earn the 60-credit-hour Associate in Arts (College Transfer) degree in just three semesters: fall, spring  Read More

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

Vance-Granville Community College is partnering with the Granville County Library System 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 Wednesday, April 5, from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the on  Read More

VGCC adds fully-online Associate in Science degree

Adults interested in obtaining the first two years of a four-year degree completely online will have a new option this fall at Vance-Granville Community College. The “Vanguard Online Learning through Technology” (VOLT) initiative at VGCC is entering its third year in operation and preparing to add the Associate in Science degree program to its offerings  Read More

VGCC to hold Enrollment Day on Saturday, April 8

Vance-Granville Community College will hold “Enrollment Day” on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until noon, in Building 8 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. During those hours, VGCC staff members will be ready to assist anyone who is interested in enrolling at the college for the summer term, which starts on May  Read More

VGCC offers online four-week summer classes

Students can earn college credits on an accelerated schedule at Vance-Granville Community College by taking four-week online classes this summer. For the first time, VGCC has scheduled certain curriculum courses on back-to-back four-week schedules during the summer term. The first four-week mini-term will begin May 30 and end on June 26. Then, the second mini-term  Read More

Glen Raven joins VGCC as partner in Apprenticeship program

The Glen Raven, Inc., site in Norlina recently became the third area manufacturer to join Vance-Granville Community College in the North Carolina Triangle Apprenticeship Program (NCTAP), a partnership that seeks to provide new opportunities for local students and to prepare a skilled workforce. Representatives of VGCC and of the two other local NCTAP members, Oxford-based  Read More

VGCC adding new Associate in Fine Arts degree

Vance-Granville Community College is preparing to offer an Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) degree in Visual Arts, with classes starting in August. Prospective students can begin the process of enrollment now. The degree will be a third college transfer option available at the college, joining the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees already  Read More

VGCC basketball season ends in second round of conference tourney

The Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards men’s basketball team recently closed out the season at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region X tournament, the first two rounds of which were held at Richard Bland College in Petersburg, Va. On March 4, VGCC, the tenth seed in the tournament, defeated the seventh-seeded Titans  Read More

Computer-aided drafting course offered at VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a “CAD with Solid Edge” course, to be held Monday through Thursday, April 3 through May 25, on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Students will choose to take the course on one of two different schedules: 9 a.m. until noon, or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Solid Edge  Read More

VGCC to welcome back “Thomas Jefferson”

A series of lectures at Vance-Granville Community College by Bill Barker, in character as President Thomas Jefferson, were so popular in 2016 that the college’s Endowment Fund is bringing him back to the community. Barker will speak as Jefferson on the “Freedom for Religion” in the VGCC Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in  Read More