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Literacy Education

Literacy Education classes offer adults an opportunity to improve their proficiency of basic skills, complete their high school diploma, or complete their HSE. Basic Skills classes are designed to meet the needs of adult learners 18 years of age or older. Potential students who are 16 or 17 years old will need to first attend  Read More

Graduation Information

All graduates are required apply for graduation online through (Student tab > Academic Planning section > Apply for Graduation link.) Student will be charged the $20 graduation fee for each degree earned once the application is submitted. Graduates should meet with their assigned advisor or a success coach in the Student Learning and Success Center  Read More

VGCC News Room

Oxford-based Union Bank has established a new scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College in honor of a longtime community leader who has been instrumental in the success of both the bank and the college.   Stanley H. “Stan” Fox of Oxford, a former state legislator, director emeritus on the bank’s board and current vice-chair of the  Read More

VGCC Endowment Fund Golf Tournament

Xavier Wortham Golf team posing during the 2019 Endowment Golf Tournament
About the Tournament The Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund Golf Tournament is an annual event that raises funds to support student scholarships and to support the mission of the college. Since the first tournament in 1985, thanks to the support of numerous golfers and sponsors, the tournament has grown to include both morning and afternoon  Read More

Career & College Promise (CCP)

Career & College Promise (CCP) Information Sessions. Tuesday, March 12 6-7 p.m. Bldg. 8, Conference Rm. VGCC Main Campus 200 Community College Road Henderson Thursday, March 14 6-7 p.m. Bldg. 4, Rm. W4103 VGCC Warren Campus 210 West Ridgeway Street Warrenton Tuesday, March 19 6-7 p.m. Room G1131 VGCC South Campus 1547 South Campus Drive  Read More

March is Women’s History Month!

Vance-Granville is hosting a series of events throughout March to celebrate women’s historical contributions. You are invited to participate in the following events….   – Scavenger Hunt / Trivia Contest – All Vance-Granville students can test their knowledge of women’s history through a 10-question quiz in that will require the use of VGCC online library  Read More

Vance-Granville’s new president defines goals for student-success as college turns 50

President Rachel Desmarais, Ph.D
Vance-Granville Community College’s new president, Dr. Rachel Desmarais, recently described details of her student-centered vision for the campus community, which will guide students toward realist goals like obtaining jobs where they can earn “livable” wages. “We must care for our students,” Desmarais said. “We must be student-centered. We must be accessible.” Desmarais earned a Ph.D.  Read More

Women’s Focus Group sessions being held for a UNC Research Study

Let’s talk about Vaping. Help UNC create a new women’s heath digital campaign. Join our 90-minute study about vaping/e-cigarettes. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A $50 GIFT CARD!! Date: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 Time: 2-3:30pm or 4-5:30pm Place: Vance-Granville Community College Main Campus. Building 5 room 5212 Details/Questions: email jaimie@med.unc.edu To participate you must live in  Read More

Scholarship Applications for 2019-2020 Academic Year are now being accepted.

If you are planning to take classes with VGCC this fall then now’s the time to start applying for scholarships! Vance-Granville Community College’s scholarships are awarded individually to curriculum students based on criteria outlined for each award. Academic standing and need basis are factors in determining the recipients, but they are not the primary criteria in  Read More

HR Specialist Certificate Program – Now Available at Franklin Campus

VGCC is now offering a HR Specialist Certificate Program on the Franklin Campus this Spring! MLS-3809 HR The HR specialist course provides participants with a basic understanding of the HR functions, such as Law, Benefits, Employee Relations, Staffing and Recruitment.  Participants will learn basic terminology used in the court system and review a variety of  Read More