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March is Women’s History Month!

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March is Women’s History Month! This year Vance-Granville’s theme is “No Limits, No Obstacles, No Ceilings: Fighting for a Future of Limitless Potential.”  To celebrate women’s historical contributions and learn more, you are invited to participate in the following events: Women’s History Month LibGuide – Learn more about Women’s History and find live events hosted  Read More

Transferring VGCC student among first in ECU Honors College

Vance-Granville Community College student Rolando Rosado of Louisburg was recently accepted into the Honors College at East Carolina University, starting in the fall of 2021. Rosado is one of just 10 students who are the first ever admitted into the competitive honors program while transferring into the university. Rosado originally came to VGCC to work  Read More

Vance-Granville Community College President Pledges to Promote Entrepreneurship

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The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has announced that President Dr. Rachel Desmarais, of Vance-Granville Community College,  has taken its Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge. Through the pledge, presidents of community colleges throughout the country pledge to take five action steps that will  Read More

VGCC Culinary Arts Program is excited to announce they are hosting a Virtual Night!

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VGCC Culinary Arts Program is excited to announce they are hosting a Virtual Night! This is a fun informative night for prospective students, that are passionate about food and the restaurant industry! Please pass this invitation to any students interested in perusing a degree in Culinary Arts. https://www.vgcc.edu/program/culinary-arts/ Jillian Whitlow is inviting you to a  Read More

VGCC names 307 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists

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Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 144 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 163 earned Dean’s List academic honors for the fall 2020 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

VGCC celebrates Entrepreneurship Week

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Vance-Granville Community College is celebrating National Entrepreneurship Week (Feb. 13-20, 2021) with a variety of virtual events for the community. National Entrepreneurship Week (NEW), established by the United States Congress in 2006, is a celebration of small businesses, innovators, and creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life and drive economic vitality. “NEW is a  Read More

VGCC’s Initiative on Equity for Women of Color hosting 3rd Virtual Chat & Chew session

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VGCC’s Initiative on Equity for Women of Color is a student organization at Vance-Granville that is on a mission to support the success of women of color at VGCC through education, empowerment, experience, and exposure in order to significantly increase the persistence and retention rate and improve job attainment. The group will be hosting their  Read More

Warrenton Presbyterian Church endows VGCC scholarship

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To the glory of God, Warrenton Presbyterian Church recently endowed a scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College, and the historic congregation is making history again with the size of its gift. By donating $60,000 to the VGCC Endowment Fund, the church has established this scholarship at the “Presidential Excellence Award” level, the highest at the college.  Read More

VGCC honors trailblazers as part of Black History Month

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Booker T. Washington said, “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” Vance-Granville Community College aims to demonstrate, throughout the month of February, how functioning as “One College” and collaborating with the community can  Read More

Vance-Granville Community College announces new Production Technician program

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Vance-Granville Community College is excited to announce a new Production Technician program. The program is designed to provide fast, hands-on training to learn job skills in safety, math, quality practices, teamwork, communications, problem solving, production processes and basic bio-processing. Our 96-hour program will prepare workers to help increase productivity, performance, competitiveness and enhance value/profit. The  Read More