The Vance-Granville Community College (VGCC) Board of Trustees held its bimonthly meeting on Monday, March 18 at the college’s Henderson campus.
At that meeting, upon recommendation by the Budget Committee, the Board voted to adopt the 2013-2014 County Current and Capital Outlay Budgets as presented, contingent upon approval by appropriate county commissioners in the four-county area. The total amounts requested from each county are: Vance County, $1,239,054, plus a special one-time capital outlay request of $934,010 for roof and chiller repairs; Granville County, $698,434, plus a special one-time capital outlay request of $461,337 for roofing repairs; Warren County, $187,712, with a special one-time capital outlay request of $237,000 for roof repairs; and Franklin County, $352,387.
In other business, the Board voted to move $846,261 in state equipment funds to use for capital improvements for Building 10, located on Poplar Creek Road just across the street from VGCC’s main operations. The reallocation of funds for these renovations will be submitted to the State Board of Community Colleges for approval.
At the meeting, dates were announced for upcoming VGCC events. On April 25 and 26, the College will hold a dinner theater event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Community College System. The college’s Culinary students will prepare meals as the college’s Drama department performs a theatrical production of the Thornton Wilder play, “Our Town.” The public is invited to attend. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online. On Tuesday, May 7, the VGCC Endowment Fund will hold its annual golf tournament at the Henderson Country Club to raise funds that will support student scholarships and the mission of the college. Later that same week, on Friday, May 10, the College will hold its annual curriculum graduation exercises. The Adult Basic Skills graduation exercises will be held the week prior, on Thursday, May 2.