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VGCC and Merck partner for “Merck Meet and Greet” webinar on Tuesday, May 11

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Are you interested in starting or advancing a rewarding career in biotech or pharmaceutical manufacturing?  Do you have an interest in assisting in the production of life saving therapeutics such as vaccines?  If so, mark your calendar for a “Merck Meet and Greet” webinar on Tuesday, May 11, beginning at 5:00 PM. Representatives from Merck  Read More

VGCC’s 37th Annual Golf Tournament, May 3rd, and 4th!

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The Vance-Granville Community College Foundation Golf Tournament is an annual event that raises funds to support student scholarships and to support the mission of the college. Since the first tournament in 1985, more than $1.2 million has been raised. Businesses and individuals can take advantage of sponsorship opportunities at various levels. Businesses may also donate  Read More

Gifts from Pruitt’s create VGCC scholarships

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Before his recent passing, W. Leonard Pruitt and his wife, Dr. Dorothy Pruitt, both of Oxford, established two scholarship funds at Vance-Granville Community College to support students preparing for careers in health care. First, a gift from the Pruitt’s will create the Leonard and Dorothy Pruitt Presidential Excellence Award, a full VGCC scholarship, which will  Read More

Career and College Promise Program (CCP) Virtual Orientation to be held on April 29th and May 3rd

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The CCP Virtual Orientation is designed to provide students enrolled in the college’s Career and College Promise Program with technical assistance in the following: 1. Establishing your Vanguard ID 2. Accessing your VGCC Email account 3. Creating an email signature in your VGCC email account 4. Accessing myVGCC to view course schedules, final grades and  Read More

VGCC to hold Small Business Summit focused on Agriculture

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Vance-Granville Community College will present the 9th Annual Small Business Summit, entitled “Ag Alternatives & Legacy Farms,” on Thursday, May 20, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This event will provide attendees with a day of agriculture education and information sharing, including discussions of niche farming, agritourism and farm modernization, led by a diverse group  Read More

VGCC enters new era with Foundation succeeding Endowment Fund

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The board of directors of the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund Corporation recently voted to change the name of the nonprofit organization to The Vance-Granville Community College Foundation, Inc. Eddie Ferguson, who has served as endowment director and will continue to serve as executive director of the foundation, said that along with the name change  Read More

VGCC JOINS #CCMONTH CAMPAIGN TO IMPROVE AWARENESS OF VALUE, NEED TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY COLLEGES

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Vance Granville Community College announced today that it will join #CCMonth, a month long grassroots education and stigma-busting campaign coordinated by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The primary goals of #CCmonth are to improve awareness of the economic, academic and equity advantages of attending community colleges, and to bust longtime stigmas wrongly associated  Read More

VGCC to Have Virtual Open House

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This year’s open house might look a little different, but we’re making it no less amazing. Join us and find out why thousands of families choose VGCC for programs that build degrees and launch careers. You will have the opportunity to explore programs and services available at VGCC! You will also learn more about how  Read More

VGCC Women’s “Her”story Month – Dr. Rachel Desmarais

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In honor of March, Women’s History Month, Vance-Granville Community College is recognizing a few of the many strong and talented women that are a part of the VGCC community in a special feature series called “Her”story. Today in the sixth and final installment of the series, we would like to highlight the President of Vance-Granville  Read More

VGCC Women’s “Her”story Month – Willie Mae Foster-Hill

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In honor of March, Women’s History Month, Vance-Granville Community College is recognizing a few of the many strong and talented women that are a part of the VGCC community in a special feature series called “Her”story. Today in the fifth installment of the series, we would like to highlight our switchboard operator and Main Campus  Read More