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Robotics & Machine Design Certificate

Mechatronics student watching a demonstration
Career Outlook   Program Description   Career Outlook   To Top of Page Program Description The Robotics & Machine Design Certificate is a Career & College Pathway (CCP) and prepares students with basic course work in mechanical assemblies and maintenance, electronic circuitry and circuit analysis, hydraulic circuit and assembly operation, computer-aided solid modeling, simple mechanial  Read More

Programmable Logic Controllers

Mechatronics student watching a demonstration
Career Outlook   Program Description   Career Outlook   To Top of Page Program Description This curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes. Course work will prepare students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing  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

“Girl power” comes to VGCC’s Applied Tech programs

Female Welding students from VGCC pose with their gear
The girl-power movie “Barbie” grossed over a billion dollars this summer and earned the title of 2023’s movie of summer…but Vance-Granville has some serious girl power of our own going on during the fall 2023 semester. We have seen increased female enrollment in our Applied Technology programs of Automotive Systems Technology , Welding Technology ,  Read More

VGCC Leadership to present pathway insights to a national audience

VGCC Department Chair Antoinette Dickens
Vance-Granville Community College has been hard at work as part of the the Non-Credit and Credit Alignment Lab (NCAL), a two-year initiative from the Association of Community College Trustees  and Education Strategy Group to support community colleges systems nationwide in developing new or improved pathways between non-credit and credit programs—in other words, giving students a  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

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Curriculum Programs

Accounting (A25800), (C25800S)-CIP Code 52.0304 1. Total Credit hours: 69 – 70 2. VGCC offers the 2-Year Degree and the following Certificate: Sole Proprietorship Accounting (13 hours). Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology (A35100), (D35100), (C35100C), (C35100TR)-CIP Code 47.0201 1. Total Credit hours: 67 – 68 2. VGCC currently offers the 2-year Degree, Diploma (39  Read More

Vance-Granville Community College receives $194,160 grant from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas to connect students with apprenticeship opportunities

From Left to Right Kenneth Wilson, Tanya Evans ( district manager, Duke Energy), VGCC President Rachel Desmarais, Ken Lewis, Eddie Ferguson.
Vance-Granville Community College today announced a $194,160 investment from Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. The funds will help connect students with hands-on training and career development opportunities. The investment will be used to expand apprenticeships in the fields of Mechatronics, Industrial Maintenance and Welding, as part of VGCC’s “Business & Industry Connect” program. The  Read More