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Wake Electric grant provides technology for VGCC Library

A grant that Wake Electric Membership Corporation awarded to Vance-Granville Community College has been used for a project to provide enhanced technology for students in the Library on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The $3,000 Classroom Technology grant purchased three 48-inch LED smart TV monitors allowing for large-screen displays in each of three  Read More

VGCC enrolling students for spring semester

Area residents have until Jan. 4, 2018, to complete the process of registering for the spring 2018 semester at Vance-Granville Community College, but college officials urge prospective students to register before the holidays. The semester begins on Jan. 8, with classes offered on schedules of 16, 12 and 8 weeks. Course schedules are available online  Read More

Requesting Student Feedback on www.vgcc.edu

We are looking at options for updating our www.vgcc.edu website and we need your help! Students are our most important web users and we want your input on the current site and what you would like to see moving forward. Let me know your thoughts on everything like the things you like/dislike about the current  Read More

Job Interviews Seminar November 30th!

“INTERVIEWS: READY, SET, GO” seminar on Thursday, November 30th, from 12:00-1:00 in the Building 8 Conference Room on Main Campus. All students are invited.

VGCC updates high school officials

Administrators and guidance counselors from area high schools recently met at Vance-Granville Community College to learn more about what the college offers, including new opportunities for students. Representatives of schools in Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties were invited to attend the update meeting, held on Oct. 26 in the Civic Center on the college’s  Read More

Governor appoints VGCC President to commission

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has appointed Dr. Stelfanie Williams, the president of Vance-Granville Community College, to the Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound, Basic Education. The Commission, which the governor created through an Executive Order, will focus on the critical importance of North Carolina meeting its duties under the state constitution as underscored by  Read More

Former VGCC president retires from endowment board

Dr. Ben F. Currin recently retired from the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund Board of Directors. That marked the culmination of Currin’s formal association with VGCC, which lasted for a total of 36 years — 18 as president of the college and 18 more on the endowment board after his retirement as president. Currin, who  Read More

VGCC Health Sciences students meet employers

Vance-Granville Community College held its third annual Health Sciences Career Fair on Nov. 7 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The event was organized by VGCC’s Career Services department and Health Sciences division to help students in health-related programs to meet potential employers and explore career options. Participating health  Read More

VanGuarantee Continues to Shine in National Spotlight

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees celebrated news from President Dr. Stelfanie Williams that the college’s VanGuarantee scholarship continues to gain national attention. The announcement was made on Nov. 20 at the board’s bi-monthly meeting on the Main Campus. The trustees also welcomed two new board members and heard the results of a campus-wide  Read More

Businesses learn tips for social media, holiday marketing at VGCC summit

Both new and experienced entrepreneurs from throughout the region met at the Lake Gaston Lions Club in Henrico for a Small Business Summit on Oct. 24. The summit, presented by CenturyLink, was the sixth such free event organized by the VGCC Small Business Center, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County, the  Read More