March 28, 2015

Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Update

The Building & Grounds Committee and the Curriculum Committee will not meet on Thursday, March 26th 2015

VGCC Warren Campus hosts one-day small business seminar on Hospitality

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Hospitality Habits for Small Business,” on Wednesday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton. The instructor will be Crystal Smith, Warren County Director for North Carolina Cooperative Extension, which is presenting the seminar […]

Middle and High School News March 23-27, 2015

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS     WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS     Volume 3, Issue 30 A Publication for Middle and High Schools March 23-27, 2015       The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.   IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS   […]

Parent Session for Early College High School Admissions March 30th, 2015

An information session for parents of current eighth graders in Vance County Schools about the application process to enroll as a ninth grader for the 2015-2016 school year in the Vance County Early College High School will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 30, in the Board Room of the school system’s Administrative […]

VGCC Radiography student nominated for Herring Award

John Kelly, seen here in the Radiography lab at VGCC’s South Campus. (VGCC Photo)

Vance-Granville Community College recently nominated John T. Kelly III of Durham, a student in the college’s Radiography program, for the North Carolina Community College System’s Dallas Herring Achievement Award. The award was established by the system in 2010 to honor the late Dr. Dallas Herring, the longtime State Board of Education chairman and one of […]

VGCC awards 319 Scholarships to students

Vance-Granville Community College awarded 319 scholarships to students at an annual awards ceremony, held Feb. 25 in the college’s Civic Center.   In her welcoming remarks, Dr. Stelfanie Williams, the president of VGCC, congratulated the scholarship recipients and thanked the donors who support the college’s Endowment Fund, many of whom were on hand to present […]

Vance County Board of Education Called School Board Meeting

VANCE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION  Called Meeting Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:30 p.m. Administrative Services Center Superintendent’s Conference Room, 1724 Graham Avenue, Henderson, N. C.  27536 AGENDA   Call to Order *        II.       Approval of Meeting Agenda *        III.      Revised 2014-2015 Early College Academic Calendar Budget Work Session Local Current Expense Fund Teacher Supplements Capital Outlay Fund Technology Summary […]

VGCC job fair focuses on construction, logistics

Vance-Granville Community College is hosting a Construction & Logistics Job Expo on Wednesday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The event is intended for area residents who are looking for jobs working with heavy equipment (bulldozers and excavators, for example); as […]

Trustees Urge General Assembly to Support Community Colleges with Increased Funding

Vance-Granville Community College’s Board of Trustees adopted a resolution urging the North Carolina General Assembly to support the state’s community colleges with increased funding at the board’s bi-monthly meeting on Monday, March 16. The meeting was held at the VGCC Warren County Campus in Warrenton. The resolution, approved unanimously, urges the Legislature to close the […]

Bill Introducted in North Carolina Legislature Gives Free Community College to High School Students with 3.5 or higher GPA

The purposes of the High Achieving Tuition Scholarship Program include the following:(1)        Encourage higher?performing students at community colleges.(2)        Utilize the State’s educational resources to the fullest.(3)        Create more educational and career options for students.(4)        Realize significant cost?savings to the State.(5)        Develop a more competitive workforce. Scholarship Eligibility. – A student shall be eligible to receive […]