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VGCC observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Vance-Granville Community College is presenting activities every Thursday during October as part of the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. VGCC’s Counseling department and Psychology Club are partnering with local domestic violence prevention organizations Families Living Violence Free, Safe Space and Infinite Possibilities, along with mental/behavioral health provider Cardinal Innovations. The series kicks off on  Read More

VGCC continues to focus on Student Access and Enrollment Services

Dr. Antonio Jordan
Vance-Granville Community College has recently experienced growth in credit students taking more classes, as well as upward trends in student headcount. The college has been intentional about focusing on student access and success overall, and has a strategic goal of continuing to enhance the “front-door experience” for students, which includes admissions and enrollment services. To  Read More

New Scholarship endowed at VGCC in memory of George Ronald “Ronnie” Daniel

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Faye Daniel Chappell and her brother, R. T. “Tom” Daniel, both of Oxford, recently established a new scholarship at Vance-Granville Community College in memory of their brother, George R. “Ronnie” Daniel. VGCC will award the Ronnie Daniel Memorial Academic Achievement Scholarship to a student from Granville County. Preference will be given to students in programs  Read More

VGCC student engages in cutting-edge COVID-19 research

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Vance-Granville Community College student Emiliano Dunton of Oxford has faced challenges in his life, and now, he is involved in research related to what is perhaps the world’s biggest challenge today: the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Dunton, a VGCC Bioprocess Technology student, is participating in a research externship program at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) through  Read More

VGCC names 255 students to President’s and Dean’s Lists

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Vance-Granville Community College has announced that 110 students earned President’s List academic honors and another 140 earned Dean’s List academic honors for the spring 2020 semester, while two made the President’s List and three made the Dean’s List for the summer 2020 term. The President’s List recognizes students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average  Read More

VGCC experiences growth as students take more classes

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The fall semester recently began at Vance-Granville Community College, where officials see positive signs regarding enrollment. Early data shows an approximate 4% increase in the total number of credit hours that students are taking — typically known as Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) enrollment — compared to the same point in 2019. That FTE measurement is important  Read More

VGCC Vice President appointed to Black Entrepreneurship Council

Jerry Edmonds
Dr. Jerry Edmonds, III, a vice president at Vance-Granville Community College, is among 25 individuals recently appointed to serve on the inaugural North Carolina Black Entrepreneurship Council (NC BEC). NC IDEA, a Durham-based private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, formed the council to serve the entrepreneurial aspirations and  Read More

Vance-Granville Community College Advances Student Success and Equity in the Virtual Classroom Through Proven Faculty Development

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Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC) and the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) have partnered to advance success and equitable outcomes for students in VGCC’s four-county service area. The college is the first community college in North Carolina to partner with ACUE to offer its nationally-recognized faculty development program in evidence-based teaching practices for online  Read More

VGCC Spring 2020 students encouraged to apply for financial assistance

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Area residents who were enrolled at Vance-Granville Community College during the spring 2020 semester may be eligible for a cash payment from a federal grant, but they just need to apply. That’s the message from the college’s Financial Aid Office. Like other colleges, VGCC received this funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic  Read More

VGCC students recognized at Practical Nursing Virtual Pinning Ceremony

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Vance-Granville Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for the Practical Nursing Class of 2020 using Zoom on July 29 at 6 p.m. Twenty-two students successfully completed the program in the summer semester. Since an in-person ceremony could not be held, students chose to have a virtual ceremony. Family and friends were able to watch the  Read More