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Timeline for Reported Bomb Threat at Vance-Granville Community College Main Campus

Timeline for Reported Bomb Threat at Vance-Granville Community College Main Campus June 30, 2022 1:39 pm – Vance County 911 Center received a call reporting that someone found a bomb with an hour timer in the Art Design Classroom #10. Vance County Sheriff’s department, Watkins Fire Department, Campus Police, and Highway Patrol were alerted and  Read More

VGCC names 290 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists

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VGCC names 290 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 148 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 142 earned Dean’s List academic honors for the spring 2022 semester, which ended in May. The President’s List recognizes students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) while carrying a  Read More

VGCC to hold inaugural Juneteenth program

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For the first time, Vance-Granville Community College will present a special educational program in observance of “Juneteenth” on Friday, June 17, at 12:00 noon in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The public is invited, as are VGCC students, faculty and staff. VGCC will also live-stream the program on the  Read More

VGCC honors Radiography graduates at Pinning ceremony

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Twenty-one new graduates of Vance-Granville Community College’s two-year Radiography program were honored in a May 9 pinning ceremony in the college’s Civic Center. The Radiography Class of 2022 included Alisha Anglin of Morrisville; Adrianna Barnett of Roxboro; Kylie Blackwell of Timberlake; Angela Bowen of Apex; Hannah Brummitt of Henderson; Jessica Goodwin of Stem; Cody Greene  Read More

2022 Commencement Ceremony Postponed

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After careful consideration, the VGCC Executive Team has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2022 Commencement Ceremony until Sunday, May 15th, 2022 at 4:00pm. The primary rationale for this change was based on the high probability of multiple thunderstorms forecasted for Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. While the College does have a  Read More

Granville County Commissioner to speak at VGCC Commencement

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Dr. Tony Cozart, chair of the Granville County Board of Commissioners and executive director of Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start, will be the principal commencement speaker for Vance-Granville Community College’s graduation exercises on Sunday, May 15. Gwendolyn Clayton of Stem, president of the VGCC Student Government Association, will be the student speaker. Approximately 475 students are scheduled  Read More

VGCC to offer Drone Camp this summer

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Vance-Granville Community College is offering an exciting, new summer camp opportunity for area high school students: VGCC’s first-ever “Drone Camp.” The college will hold the innovative day camp each weekday, from Monday, June 13, through Friday, July 1, at Granville Central High School in Stem. The camp will be open to students between the ages  Read More

Yancey joins VGCC as Dean of Corporate Learning & Professional Development

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Vance-Granville Community College recently named Dr. Laurica Yancey as its new Dean of Corporate Learning and Professional Development. In this role, she will identify and develop training and staff development programming for employers in the community, while also serving as the lead administrator for VGCC’s Franklin County Campus. Yancey has roots in the region, as  Read More

VGCC graduates eleven Cadets in School’s 113 BLET Class

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Vance-Granville Community College held a graduation ceremony for 11 cadets of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Class 113 on February 9th, 2022. After attending and completing the rigorous training that lasted over 17 weeks and 740 hours, the cadets then took on the state mandated exam 2 days before Christmas. After passing the state certification  Read More

VGCC names 260 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists

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Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 120 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 140 earned Dean’s List academic honors for the fall 2021 semester, which ended in December. The President’s List recognizes students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) while carrying a “full load” (of at least 12 credit hours) in  Read More