Recent News From VGCC

While Dr. Ben F. Currin’s announcement that he will retire as president on Dec. 31 was the most notable event during the May 18 meeting of the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees (for story, click here), the trustees also handled many items of college business.

David Brooks, chairman of the Building Committee, gave an update on the status of construction of the new Franklin County Campus in Louisburg (latest construction shown in photo at right). Despite delays... Read More

VGCC BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: MARCH 16, 1998

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees approved a proposed fiscal year 1998-99 budget of $16,479,973 at its bi-monthly meeting Monday, March 16.

Board members also approved a sewage line right-of-way along college property, learned that progress has picked up on construction of the new Franklin County campus and agreed to send more than $6 million in capital requests to the... Read More

Jerome Johnson Honored As Instructor Of Year

VGCC BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: JAN. 26, 1998

Graduation at Vance-Granville Community College will be twice as nice this year.

The school's Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday evening, Jan. 26, to conduct two graduation ceremonies annually in the future. Dr. Ben F. Currin, president, said Spring Graduation will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17, and Summer Graduation will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10... Read More
Cosmetology students at Vance-Granville Community College must have really hit the books during the fall semester as 41 of them, more than any other field of study, were among the 205 students earning Dean's List for the semester which ended in December.

This is the first time a semester Dean's List has been named at the college, which switched over from the fall to semester system beginning last September, said Fred H. Wilson Jr., dean of instruction, who announced the qualifiers... Read More
Approval of requests for extension course offerings to immured groups, an overview of new construction projects, and a review of a national survey directed to community college trustees headed the business agenda when the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees met on Nov. 17.

John T. Church, Sr., presided over the session in the board room on Main Campus.

The members approved a recommendation from Henrietta Clark, curriculum committee chairperson, to... Read More
Fred H. Wilson, Jr., dean of instruction at Vance-Granville Community College, announced 148 students earned dean's list status for the Summer Term ending in August.

To qualify for the honor, a student must maintain a 3.25 (B) average while carrying at least 12 credit hours.

A breakdown of the college's academic divisions revealed that technical programs had the highest number of honor students, 89. Forty-seven vocational students were on the list, and eight college... Read More
Henderson Attorney Bernard Alston Takes Seat On Trustees Board

Vance-Granville Community College Trustees approved the awarding of bids in excess of $3 million for construction of a new Franklin County Campus at their bimonthly meeting Monday, July 21.

That action highlighted a lengthy business session, which was preceded by a swearing-in ceremony for new board member D. Bernard Alston, a Henderson attorney. J. Henry Banks, Ninth District Court judge, administered the... Read More
Fred H. Wilson, Jr., dean of instruction at Vance-Granville Community College, announced 268 students earned dean's list status for the spring quarter ending in June.

To qualify for the honor, a student must maintain a 3.25 (B) average while carrying at least 12 credit hours.

A breakdown of the college's academic divisions showed that technical programs had the highest number of honor students, 162. Fifty-five vocational students earned the status, and 40 college... Read More
At their regular board meeting on May 19, Vance-Granville Community College’s trustees moved ahead on construction and renovation plans for the college’s satellite campuses in Franklin and Granville counties and gave recognition to an outstanding faculty member.

With chairman John T. Church, Sr., presiding, the board cited Angela Ballentine, radiologic technology program head/instructor, who was VGCC’s 1996 nominee for the Excellence in Teaching Award. She represented the college... Read More
Updates On Enrollment, Franklin Campus Also On March Agenda

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees approved a proposed institutional budget totaling $18,219,949 for the 1997-98 fiscal year at its regular bimonthly meeting March 17. John T. Church, Sr., chairman, presided over the session in the college board room.

The adoption of the official college budget, plus an update on the Franklin County Campus construction project, headed agenda items for the... Read More
Vance-Granville Community College recognized 243 students who achieved dean’s list status for the Winter Quarter ending in February, Fred H. Wilson, Jr., dean of instruction, announced.

A student must maintain a 3.25 (B) average while carrying at least 12 credit hours to qualify for the honor.

Among the college’s academic divisions, technical programs had the highest number of honor students, 146. Fifty-one vocational students earned the status, and 37 college transfer... Read More
Calendar, New Program, Personnel Among Actions Taken In January Meeting

Building and budget items headed a heavy agenda facing the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees at its regular meeting on Jan. 27. John T. Church, Sr., board chairman, presided over the session.

Building Committee chairman David Brooks announced a revision in the architectural time schedule for the proposed Franklin County satellite campus.

As reported by Dove-Knight... Read More
VGCC had 269 students achieve dean’s list status for the Fall Quarter ending in December, Fred H. Wilson, Jr., dean of instruction, announced.

A student must maintain a 3.25 (B) average while carrying at least 12 credit hours to qualify for the honor.

Among the college’s academic divisions, technical programs led the others with 156 students recognized. Sixty-one vocational students earned the status, and 42 college transfer students joined the ranks of top achievers.... Read More

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