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VGCC, Charles Boyd grow partnership to drive workforce development

Students standing shop
Vance-Granville Community College and Henderson-based Charles Boyd Chevrolet Buick GMC are teaming up to try to meet the demand for more skilled workers in the automotive service field. According to Tony Crabtree, the service manager for the dealership, VGCC and Charles Boyd have worked together for many years, particularly through the college’s Automotive Systems Technology  Read More

VGCC Pins 19 Practical Nursing Graduates

Group of Nurses on campus steps
Nineteen Practical Nursing graduates were honored for their completion of the one-year program at Vance-Granville Community College during a pinning ceremony on July 24 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. Upon receiving their diplomas, the graduates are now eligible to sit for the national exam for licensed practical nurses (NCLEX-PN). Among the  Read More

Science comes alive at VGCC camp for middle school students

Owl on a mans glove
This summer, the ninth annual Vance-Granville Community College Science Camp provided unique experiences for local middle school students. Each year, the week-long camp is full of fun, hands-on activities designed to pique campers’ curiosity about natural sciences, as they consider their future educational and career aspirations. This year’s science camp featured a “Birds of Prey”  Read More

VGCC welcomes two new trustees

new board member being sworn in with wife.
Vance-Granville Community College recently welcomed a pair of new members to its Board of Trustees. Deborah M. Butler of Youngsville was appointed to serve on the college’s governing board by the Granville County board of commissioners. Butler is a retired school teacher with 40 years of experience in education. Dorwin L. Howard of Oxford was  Read More

State Cabinet secretary visits VGCC

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Vance-Granville Community College welcomed a member of Governor Roy Cooper’s cabinet, Department of Administration Secretary Machelle Sanders, to the college’s Main Campus on July 18. During her visit, Secretary Sanders discussed the recently-released “Status of Women in North Carolina Health & Wellness” report, commissioned by the Council for Women & Youth Involvement. The Council is  Read More

High School students explore medical science at VGCC South Campus

Mini Med Camp participants
Vance-Granville Community College has once again partnered with the Wake Area Health Education Center (AHEC) to offer a “Mini-Medical School” camp for high school students. The week-long camp was recently held at VGCC’s South Campus, located between Butner and Creedmoor. Students used computer simulations and hands-on lab activities to learn about topics that included anatomy  Read More