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New members join VGCC endowment board

The Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund Board of Directors recently welcomed four new members. They include Tanya Evans of Timberlake, Ronnie Goswick of Franklinton, Katharine Macon Horner of Durham and Marshall Tanner of Oxford. “We are delighted to welcome these leaders to our Endowment board, and we appreciate their commitment to supporting our students and  Read More

VGCC announces Small Business Summit; fitness entrepreneur to keynote

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled its fifth Small Business Summit for Thursday, April 6, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., at the Warren County Armory Civic Center in Warrenton. The event, presented by CenturyLink, is free of charge. Local partners helping to organize the summit are the Chamber of Commerce of  Read More

VGCC information session to spotlight health programs

Vance-Granville Community College will hold a Health Care Programs Information Session on Wednesday, March 15, at noon, in Room G1131 on the college’s South Campus, located between Creedmoor and Butner. Information will be available about curriculum programs in Radiography , Histotechnology , Pharmacy Technology , Medical Assisting , Human Services Technology , Medical Office Administration  Read More

Warren Early College High School students learn about black history

Warren Early College High School welcomed guest speakers to present a Black History Month program on Feb. 24. The school is located on the Warren County Campus of Vance-Granville Community College and allows students to simultaneously complete both a high school diploma and the first two years of a four-year college degree. After welcoming remarks  Read More

VGCC honors sophomore Vanguards

The Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards men’s basketball team honored their departing sophomores on Feb. 17 at Aycock Recreation Center in Henderson. The result of the “Sophomore Night” game was a narrow 98-93 loss for the home team to Patrick Henry Community College. The hard-fought contest marked the last home game of the regular season for  Read More

VGCC awards top academic honor to Ivy League-bound student

Vance-Granville Community College has named student Paul Caroline of Louisburg as its recipient of the North Carolina Community College System’s Academic Excellence Award for 2017. One student from each of the 58 colleges in the state system is honored with the award each year.  Caroline will be officially recognized at Commencement in May, when he  Read More

VGCC to host free Dementia Awareness programs

Vance-Granville Community College will soon host a pair of free programs for the public to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia. These educational programs are being facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina Chapter. Both events are set to be held on Tuesday, March 21, in the Civic Center on  Read More

Cabinet Making course offered at VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College has scheduled a “Fundamentals of Cabinet Making” course, to be held Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., March 6 through May 23, on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. This course introduces students to the carpentry trade and provides basic information needed to construct and apply finishes to  Read More

Cast, crew announced for VGCC Dinner Theater production of “The Glass Menagerie”

Vance-Granville Community College has announced an upcoming production of “The Glass Menagerie,” the Tennessee Williams classic, for the college’s fifth annual Dinner Theater. The cast and crew have also been named for the dinner theater, which is scheduled for the evenings of Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28, in the Civic Center on VGCC’s  Read More

VGCC receives Perkins career training grant

Vance-Granville Community College has been awarded a $181,631 grant for the current academic year under the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. These funds are being used to support students enrolled in VGCC’s workforce-oriented programs with student success coaches and the modernization and expansion of career-training equipment. A portion of  Read More