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Tickets for VGCC Drama’s ‘Proof’ on sale April 8

Nine students of different races and genders sit in two staggered rows in a theater.
When student actors return to the stage at Vance-Granville Community College next month, it will be a moment four years in the making. VGCC Drama proudly presents its production of David Auburn’s “Proof,” winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. In the story, the twenty-something daughter of  Read More

Empower VGCC Students as a Golf Tournament Sponsor

VGCC's 2024 Golf Tournament will take place May 6-7 in Henderson, NC.
The Vance-Granville Community College Foundation is making plans for its 40th Annual Golf Tournament & Celebration. That’s four decades of golf and changing the lives of our students! This spring’s tournament will be held May 6–7 at Henderson Country Club . The success of this tournament is credited largely to our sponsors, who lend their  Read More

Be the Light in a Student’s Life: A Wine & Beer Tasting Gala Benefiting the VGCC Foundation

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The Vance-Granville Community College Foundation invites you to join them at a wine & beer tasting gala and silent auction on April 13 from 6 – 9 p.m. Centered on the theme “Be the Light in a Student’s Life,” the event is a benefit fundraiser to support students facing unforeseen financial crises. Unexpected burdens can  Read More

VGCC’s Second Annual Black Business & Non-Profit Organization Awards Luncheon Spotlights Granville Contributions

Retired Economic Development Director Harry Mills accepts a plaque from VGCC President Dr. Rachel Desmarais to honor his years of service to Granville County.
In recognition of Black History Month, Vance-Granville Community College in partnership with Gateway Community Development Corporation proudly presented its second annual Black Business & Non-Profit Organization Award Ceremony on Friday, February 23. The goal was to recognize the rich contributions Black-owned businesses and non-profit organizations have made to local quality of life—not just for the  Read More

VGCC Drama Invites Students to Audition for Spring 2024 Production

Logos for David Auburn's PROOF and VGCC's Drama Department
Calling all student actors and technicians: VGCC Drama is back on the stage this semester, and it’s your time to shine! Auditions for David Auburn’s PROOF are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, in the newly renovated Small Auditorium on Main Campus (Building 2). The auditions are open to all VGCC students. Students will  Read More

DCS Donation to VGCC’s Career Closet Helps Vanguards Dress for Success

The Divine Children's Show delivers professional attire to the Career Clothing Closet at Vance-Granville Community College's Henderson Campus
Vance-Granville Community College thanks  the Divine Children’s Show (DCS) for helping make a difference in our students’ and graduates’ lives! Georgia-based DCS generously donated professional ladies’ clothing to Vance-Granville’s Career Clothing Closet when they were in the area for a recent consignment event. Thank you for your generosity, DCS! Vance-Granville’s Career Clothing Closet initiative aims  Read More

New VGCC Court Reporting Program is the Only One of its Kind in the State

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Vance-Granville Community College proudly announces the launch of its new Court Reporting program this spring. When classes begin at the college’s Franklin Campus in March 2024, VGCC will become the only community college in North Carolina offering this fast-paced program. The court reporting profession plays a critical role in ensuring that legal proceedings are accurately  Read More

343 VGCC Students Named to President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2023 Semester

VGCC Academic Lists for Fall 2023
Vance-Granville Community College is proud to announce that 154 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 189 earned Dean’s List academic honors during the Fall 2023 semester, which ended in December. Congratulations to these students for all their hard work! The President’s List recognizes students who achieved a perfect 4.0 quality point average while  Read More

VGCC President Dr. Rachel Desmarais honored with 2024 Women in Business Award

VGCC President Dr. Rachel Desmarais was one of 25 honorees for TBJ's 2024 Women in Business Awards
Vance-Granville Community College is proud to announce that its president, Dr. Rachel Desmarais, was recently recognized by the Triangle Business Journal among the recipients of its 2024 Women in Business Awards . Desmarais’s inclusion in the 2024 Women in Business Awards underscores her commitment to supporting local communities and economies through a highly skilled workforce.  Read More

VGCC to offer Funeral Service Education through Fayetteville Tech Partnership

FTCC President Dr. Mark Sorrells and VGCC President Dr. Rachel Desmarais
Vance-Granville Community College is teaming up with one of its sister schools on an innovative hybrid program, paving the way for new career opportunities in its four-county service area. VGCC has partnered with Fayetteville Technical Community College to bring FTCC’s Funeral Service Education program to students in Vance, Granville, Franklin, and Warren counties. FTCC runs  Read More