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! 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
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
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 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
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
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 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
Vance Granville Community College ADN Program Head, Dr. Anna Seaman and Mrs. Brande McILroy, Simulation Coordinator along with students participated in Granville Health Systems Two-day COVID Vaccine Drive on Saturday, January 15th and Sunday, January 16th. The event served over two thousand members of the local communities and beyond. Senior students participated in COVID vaccine …Read More
Cecilia Wheeler, the Dean of Arts and Sciences at Vance-Granville Community College, recently received the President’s Excellence in Leadership Award, presented by the college president, Dr. Rachel Desmarais. This honor is one of VGCC’s three Glen Raven Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards. Glen Raven, Inc., the custom fabrics manufacturer with a facility in Warren …Read More
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