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
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
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
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
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
Dr. M.W. Wester, III, and his wife, Sara Wester, of Henderson have endowed a new scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College in memory of Dr. Wester’s parents. The new Presidential Merit Award-level scholarship honors the legacy of the late Dr. and Mrs. M.W. Wester, Jr., better known as “Wes” and “Dee Dee” to their friends. The …Read More
The state of North Carolina has once again awarded a five-star license — the highest possible rating — to the Child Care Center at Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus. State evaluations of child care programs are conducted once every three years, explained Melanie Copeland, the manager of the VGCC center. “On a scale of one …Read More
Students at Vance-Granville Community College today may not realize that they have the opportunity to learn from someone who was a student when their school was brand-new. Faith Harris has served for the past several years as program head for information technology at VGCC, but her association with the college goes back 50 years, before …Read More
This fall, the Information Technology department at Vance-Granville Community College will launch two new programs: Healthcare Informatics and Cyber Security. Healthcare Informatics is a program designed to provide students with a foundation in computer technology and information sciences as they apply to supporting decisions in the healthcare fields. Students will focus on computer software, networks …Read More
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