Recent News From VGCC

Students who want to attend a four-year college but have unanswered questions about doing so should mark Wednesday, Nov. 10, on the calendar.

On that day, representatives from over 20 four-year colleges and universities will be in the Student Lounge for VGCC’s College Day. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., students will get firsthand information about the schools of their choice, such as transfer requirements and types of financial aid available... Read More

GRANVILLE COUNSELORS VISIT VGCC –Vance-Granville Community College hosted an information session and lunch Oct. 28 for counselors and administrators from the four counties the college serves. College officials described VGCC programs of study and their prerequisites and answered questions from the counselors. Attending from Granville County were, front row, from left: Judy Cohen, South Granville High School; Kim Badalucco, Butner-Stem Middle School; Helen Walker, South... Read More

Anyone who thinks they might like to get into community theatre will have an opportunity to study the acting craft in a class being offered in January at Vance-Granville Community College.

The acting class will meet from 7 to 10 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday evening in January, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 4.

Jerome Johnson, VGCC theatre arts coordinator, will teach the class. He said the class is open to everyone, whether they have had stage experience or not. Some... Read More

Members of the winning team in the Vance-Granville Community College Quiz Bowl held Nov. 5 are, from left: Keith Anderson of Franklinton, Roberta Hudson of Henderson, Karen Ray of Wake Forest and David Nunnamaker. Nine teams of students attempted to answer questions in Math, English, Geology and History during three rounds of 24 questions each round. The top three teams competed in the finals, and the winning team took top honors with seven correct responses to five and four correct for the... Read More

Anantomy and Physiology; Expository Writing; Psychology; Pharmacology; and Nursing I, II, II, IV, and V. Just a few of the courses an Associate Degree Nursing student at Vance-Granville must take.

Though the VGCC ADN program is tough, those enrolled in the program have found a way, year after year, to successfully acquire the skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients in a variety of settings.

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Pictured above are the VGCC Criminal Justice Club officers for the 1999-2000 academic year. They are, front row, from left: Heather Joyner, Vice President, and Juliandra Cruz, Secretary. Back row, from left: Amy Lemons, Parliamentarian, and Wayne Long, President. The club sold raffle tickets throughout the month of October to raise money for needy families in Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to provide meals and gifts during the holidays.
The VGCC Vocational Club has formed for the 1999-2000 academic year.  Representing the vocational programs in the club are, front row, from left: Daniel Groves, Automotive; Tracee Harris, Electrical/Electronics; and George Bullock, Welding. Back row, from left: Donnie Tilley, Jr., Industrial Maintenance; Lucinda Reagan, Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Ale Hegge, Cosmetology; and Jane Cloninger, Carpentry. The club held its first meeting on Oct. 7.

The following information is excerpted from Carolina Transfer Talk published by UNC-Chapel Hill.

Beginning with transfer applications for the Fall of 2000, UNC-CH will require SAT I or ACT composite scores for all traditional transfer students as part of the application process. However, students who graduated from high school five or more years prior to applying will not be required to submit these scores.... Read More

On Tuesday, October 5, 1999, the second year Associate Degree Nursing students hosted a Big Sister/Big Brother, Little Sister/Little Brother cookout for the first year ADN students. Second year students are Big Sisters and Big Brothers to the first year students and serve as their role models and peer resources.

The menu included Brunswick Stew, hotdogs, Buffalo wings and lots of desserts. Annie Richardson and her husband, Robert,... Read More

Anantomy and Physiology; Expository Writing; Psychology; Pharmacology; and Nursing I, II, II, IV, and V. Just a few of the courses an Associate Degree Nursing student at Vance-Granville must take.

Though the VGCC ADN program is tough, those enrolled in the program have found a way, year after year, to successfully acquire the skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients in a variety of settings.

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Four-year colleges and universities use the PRAXIS Series assessment examinations to qualify individuals for entry into teacher education programs. In addition, a number of professional associations and organizations use these tests.

If you are interested in pursing a career in education, please contact Beth Brockhaus, VGCC Counseling Services, to obtain a registration bulletin to take the PRAXIS.

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The Student Association of Medical Assistants (SAMA), VGCC's newest club, has been very busy this fall.

Their first fundraiser was a great success. The proceeds will be used to "adopt" a family for Thanksgiving in each of Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties. This month, the club will be raising money to provide meals and gifts for needy families at Christmas.

SAMA also collected items for... Read More

As part of the VGCC Student Support Services program, a group of 19 students and three staff members spent two days in the Norfolk, Va., area in August touring Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University.

Originally, Old Dominion University was founded in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary. In 1962, it severed ties with William and Mary and became Old Dominion College. It attained university status in... Read More

VGCC celebrated the new addition to its South Campus with an Open House for the public on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

Unlike many building projects, the 7,940-square-foot addition to the campus was actually completed ahead of schedule, and Fall Semester classes began in it Aug. 23. Cost of the addition was $851,510, of which half was allocated by Granville County and the rest came from state funds. An additional $144,000 was allocated by Granville... Read More

Want to learn how to make your home look festive for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays? Then the Holiday Floral Design course being offered at Vance-Granville Community College should be just the thing for you.

The 18-hour course will begin Nov. 10 and run each Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 15 in Room 5230 on VGCC’s main campus.

Connie Roberson, who works at John Mundy’s Fashion Flowers... Read More

The 2000 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges will include the names of 50 students from Vance-Granville Community College who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders.

Nominations from VGCC include students who demonstrated academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

They join an elite group of students from more than 2,300 institutions of... Read More

President Robert A. Miller of Vance-Granville Community College is an optimist, but even he said he was surprised when Fall Semester curriculum enrollment surpassed the 1998 previous high.

Miller announced that 3,308 students enrolled in curriculum programs in the semester that began Aug. 23. This is 74 more than Fall Semester 1998 enrollment, an increase of 2.29 percent.

The largest student increase was in Technical programs, which grew 123 students to 1,357, a 10... Read More

Nancye M. Knott of Clarksville, Va., won the Grumbacher Award in the Kerr Lake Art Society Autumn Arts ’99 Juried Art Show currently being held at Vance-Granville Community College.

Knott’s watercolor, "Ready to Go," took home the Grumbacher Gold Medallion as the best art work in the show using at least 50 percent of Grumbacher products. "Ready to Go" depicts a pegged rack holding hats and baskets for easy access for the gardener, as well as candles and a dried flower... Read More

Nancye M. Knott of Clarksville, Va., won the Grumbacher Award in the Kerr Lake Art Society Autumn Arts ’99 Juried Art Show currently being held at Vance-Granville Community College.

Knott’s watercolor, "Ready to Go," took home the Grumbacher Gold Medallion as the best art work in the show using at least 50 percent of Grumbacher products. "Ready to Go" depicts a pegged rack holding hats and baskets for easy access for... Read More

The VGCC faculty and staff's support of its students through the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund stepped up a notch this fall. The 1999 Faculty... Read More

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