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Celebrating Medical Assistants Recognition Week!

Students from VGCC's Medical Assisting program
To all the medical assistants, both seasoned professionals and those just starting their journey, your dedication is truly commendable. From experienced hands to students burning the midnight oil, each one of you plays a crucial role in shaping the future of healthcare. Students and future medical assistants, your passion and drive to join this noble  Read More

Chavis-Lockley honored with 2023 VGCC Distinguished Alumni Award

2023 VGCCF Distinguished Alumni Award presentation
At the VGCC Foundation’s recent Scholarship Awards Luncheon, Vance-Granville Community College honored Dr. Priscilla Chavis-Lockley of Creedmoor with its 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award. Chavis-Lockley is a VGCC alumna twice over, holding both an early childhood education degree and an associate in arts; she ultimately went on to earn five additional college degrees, including a doctorate  Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest: “What Being Hispanic Means to Me”

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Vance-Granville Community College is holding an art contest titled “What Being Hispanic Means to Me,” open to all VGCC students and staff! Tap into your creativity to illustrate the importance and diversity of Hispanic cultures from your point of view. Please drop off artwork at the VGCC student lounge  Read More

Rep. Sossamon leads efforts to secure millions in funding for VGCC Advanced Manufacturing Center

VGCC leadership and local representative gather at the future site of Triangle North Granville business park
Vance-Granville Community College will receive an $11.5 million allocation in the 2023-2024 North Carolina State Budget to construct a center for advanced manufacturing in eastern Granville County thanks to an allocation request sponsored by Representative Frank Sossamon and supported by Representative Matthew Winslow. Rep. Sossamon represents NC House District 32, which currently covers most of  Read More

VGCC’s BLET cadets serve their community as part of NCDOT’s Fall Litter Sweep

It is great to work at a place where everyone pulls together and makes things happen! On Friday, September 29, 21 Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) cadets, Director Brandon Bishop, and Captain Tony Clark pulled together once again to clean up litter along Poplar Creek Road near Vance-Granville’s Main Campus. BLET cadets have picked up  Read More

VGCC Demonstrates Technical Capability for NASA and Congressional Representatives

VGCC Applied Tech Department Chair, NASA's Deputy Administrator, and two US Representatives enjoy a hands-on drone demonstration at VGCC’s South Campus.
On Wednesday, August 30, Vance-Granville Community College proudly welcomed Federal Representatives Don Davis and Valerie Foushee and NASA Deputy Administrator Pamela Melroy to its South Campus in Creedmoor. This was the second time Rep. Foushee had visited VGCC and a first-time visit for Rep. Davis and Deputy Administrator Melroy. After a welcome from President Dr.  Read More

VGCC’s Small Business Center makes innovative thinking accessible through Ice House Entrepreneurship Program

Tasha Williams of Innovative Networking Group
If you question whether entrepreneurship is for you, think again! In corporation with an array of community partners, the Small Business Center at Vance-Granville Community College is excited to host the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program this fall. This free six-week series will empower more than just your entrepreneurial spirit; it will empower your mind. Based  Read More

VGCC joins AdvanceNC, an innovative regional coalition driving workforce readiness

Group of people at AdvanceNC charter signing
On Thursday, September 21, education and workforce development organizations throughout central North Carolina put pen to paper to create AdvanceNC , a new coalition Gov. Roy Cooper predicted would become “a mighty force” preparing North Carolinians for jobs in a vibrant, ever-changing economy. AdvanceNC is formally described as “an innovative workforce development ecosystem developing a  Read More

Coming soon: Empower Her, a community event for women, by women, to equip women

Empower Her is an event for women by women to equip women. Come for free information and resources from local community partners. Enjoy free activities for kids, food, giveaways and more! Contact us by phone at 252-738-3264 or by email at foundation@vgcc.edu. The event will be located at 200 Community College Road, Henderson, NC on Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm in the VGCC Courtyard.
Mark your calendars for Empower Her, a community event for women, by women, to equip women! The Vance-Granville Community College Foundation is proud to present this event on Saturday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the college’s Main Campus Courtyard, located at 200 Community College Road in Henderson. Come for FREE information  Read More

Get career-ready in just weeks with VGCC’s Biowork Process Technician course

Did you know that North Carolina is home to over 700 biotechnology companies, most of which are right here in Central NC? Vance-Granville Community College can help you connect to a biotech career without having to move away from your hometown! Sign up for our upcoming Biowork Process Technician course to prepare for your new  Read More