Recent News From VGCC
Elected to lead the Student Government Association in the 1999-2000 school year are, seated, from left: Kimberly Dale, vice preseident, a College Transfer student; Ronel Cook, president, Early Childhood Associate; and Ann Taylor, public information officer, Business Administration; standing, from left: Lucinda Reagan, secretary, Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration; Yolanda Morris-Payne, treasurer, Medical Assisting; and Dave Gregory, parliamentarian, Electronics Engineering... Read More
The Alumni Association of Vance-Granville Community College is collecting new blankets and stuffed toys to help make Christmas a little merrier for our neighbors in Eastern North Carolina who were flooded by Hurricane Floyd.
Gift-paper wrapped “Christmas Cuddles” boxes have been placed throughout the area to collect these items, which Alumni Association members will deliver to agencies in flood-ravaged areas for distribution before Christmas. Boxes are available at VGCC... Read More
The start of Spring Semester at Vance-Granville Community College on Jan. 10 may have seemed like a long time away, but the time to register for those classes is here. (Click here to link to the Spring Semester schedule of curriculum classes, registration information, mini-semester classes and distance learning classes.)
Open registration for students who plan to enroll in Spring Semester will run weekdays Monday, Nov. 29, through Wednesday, Dec. 15, according to... Read More
Continuing Education courses begin at varying times throughout the Spring Semester with some classes beginning as early as Jan. 3 and others not starting until early in May.
Registration procedures for the various Continuing Education programs offered by Vance-Granville Community College vary according to the program area.
VGCC's Continuing Education department provides an opportunity for adults to meet a variety of objectives through short courses.
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Figuratively speaking, James J. Tart should be over the moon about being named Vance-Granville Community College’s Teacher of the Year.
Literally speaking, he was one of the engineers who helped put other Americans not just over but on the moon.
Tart, 65, is program head for Electronics Engineering at VGCC. He has been at the college since 1985, and head of the department since 1987. His engineering expertise was sharpened at the National Aeronautics and Space... Read More
Diane McKinney-Whetstone, author of the best-selling novel Tumbling visited the Warren County Campus on Nov. 22 and talked to literacy students, staff and visitors about writing novels.
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People who work with computers are finding more and more that they need to be certified in certain fields in order to obtain jobs or to get promotions or advancement.
Vance-Granville Community College is offering these certification opportunities, and students may earn them from their own homes through Online Learning and not have to travel to Raleigh or Durham and pay extremely high course fees.
"Employers are looking for professional certifications as a way of... Read More
VGCC BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: SEPT. 20, 1999
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 told the college’s Board of Trustees at their bi-monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 20, that 3,308 students enrolled in curriculum programs in the semester that began Aug. 23. This is 74 more than Fall Semester 1998... Read More
Diane McKinney-Whetstone, author of the best-selling novel Tumbling, will visit the Warren County Campus of Vance-Granville Community College on Monday, Nov. 22.
The public is invited to visit with the author and hear her read from her works from 12 noon to 3 p.m.
McKinney-Whetstone is a Philadelphia native and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She has received numerous writing awards and her work appears in magazines as well as books.
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VGCC BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: NOV. 15, 1999
The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees told a survey team from the state Monday evening that the college is committed to providing the kind of training and education that Warren County citizens need to prosper in the future.
Dr. J. Edgar Boone and Dr. George B. Vaughan have been employed by the N.C. Community College System to conduct a service area study in areas served by more than one... Read More
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
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
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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