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VGCC Drama Students To Present ‘Crimes Of The Heart’

Vance-Granville Community College Drama students will present “Crimes of the Heart,” a Pulitzer Prize winning play, on Nov. 29 through Dec. 2 at VGCC’s Main Campus. The tragicomedy, written by American playwright Beth Henley, will be staged six times over the four days. Performances begin on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 30,  Read More

VGCC Trustees Narrow Presidential Search To Three Finalists

Vance-Granville Community College’s Board of Trustees has narrowed the search for the college’s next President to three candidates. A search committee composed of six board members recommended five candidates from among nearly 90 applicants for the position, and the full board selected these finalists: ● Dr. Rachel M. Desmarais of Clemmons, who is currently serving  Read More

Seiferts Honored By Family As New Scholarship Level Created At VGCC

As hundreds of students were being honored with scholarships at Vance-Granville Community College’s annual Scholarship Awards Dinner, the college announced the creation of a new level of scholarship and celebrated the first Presidential Excellence Award in honor of Donald and Betsy Seifert. The new award was fully endowed with a gift of $60,000 from the  Read More

More Than 300 Students Honored At Scholarship Awards Dinner

Vance-Granville Community College honored 326 students receiving scholarships, as well as the donors and partnering organizations who established those scholarships, at a dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. In this third annual event of its kind, rescheduled from Oct. 11 because of inclement weather, students were given  Read More

Registration Underway For Spring Semester At VGCC

Registration for classes has begun for the Spring 2019 semester at Vance-Granville Community College, which starts Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. In addition to the traditional 16-week semester session, VGCC is offering a 12-week term, two 8-week terms and two 4-week terms for the Spring. “We know that our students have busy lives, going to college,  Read More

Youngsville Company Frigi-Temp Donates Equipment To VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College’s partner in apprenticeship programs, Youngsville-based Frigi-Temp, has donated a large rooftop air conditioning unit to benefit students enrolled in the college’s Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology curriculum program. “This industrial size unit will provide our students with hands-on skills training that will prepare them at a new level as they work  Read More

VGCC, Southeastern Open New Pathway For Students

Vance-Granville Community College and The College at Southeastern have entered a partnership to provide a “ready-made pathway” for students to be dually enrolled on their way to a Bachelor of Science degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. In VGCC’s Civic Center, colorfully decorated with banners displaying the various applied technology, business and health sciences academic  Read More

Business Summit Promotes Importance Of Online First Impression

Dozens of area entrepreneurs, small business owners, and business and non-profit leaders discovered the importance of having a powerful digital presence to create a positive first impression online at the seventh annual Small Business Summit. Martin Brossman, a leading social media authority and business consultant, delivered the keynote address at the summit organized by the  Read More

VGCC Honors 2018-2019 Faculty And Staff Members Of Year With Awards

An instructor who also is leading one of VGCC’s curriculum programs and a director of a jobs skills training program for the unemployed and underemployed have been honored as outstanding employees for 2018-2019 at Vance-Granville Community College. Stewart Lyon, a Biology instructor at VGCC and the point of contact for the Bioprocess Technology curriculum program  Read More

VGCC Honors 10 In EMT-Paramedic Program

Vance-Granville Community College honored 10 students who completed the college’s Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program in August. The graduates included Kaylee Bradsher of Roxboro, Joseph Carpunky of Henderson, Reginald Collins of Henderson, Paul Currin of Norlina, Lawrence Green of Wake Forest, Kaylelynn Grindstaff of Louisburg, William Holder of Roxboro, Abigail Milton of Henderson, Aaron Porterfield of  Read More