October 4, 2015

Franklin County School Desegregation is Topic of October 19 Forum

LOUISBURG, N.C.—  Rev. Luther Coppedge remembers smelling the gunpowder, but he never heard the shot that fired the bullet because he was sleeping. “We still have one of the dressers where they shot over my head while I was in the bed,” Coppedge says of the incident on Christmas Eve, 1967. Coppedge, an African-American minister, […]

SVHS and NVHS Football Games Moved to Thursday

The high school football games have been moved to Thursday, October 1, 2015 due to the forecast for bad weather conditions on Friday.   NORTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home of the Vikings)   Southern Durham High School vs. Northern Vance High School 7 p.m. in Viking Stadium $6.00 admission     SOUTHERN VANCE HIGH SCHOOL (Home […]

VGCC announces Small Business Summit and Expo; Warrenton businesswoman to keynote

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is planning its fourth annual Small Business Summit and Expo, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 11:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m., at the Warren County Armory Civic Center in Warrenton. Local partners helping to organize the event are the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County, the […]

VGCC Ambassadors announced

Vance-Granville Community College has selected 13 outstanding students to serve as ambassadors during the 2015-2016 school year. Ambassadors represent the college at special campus and community functions, among other duties.  This year’s ambassadors include Dianna DeWeese of Creedmoor (Accounting and Business Administration), who serves as lead ambassador; Emory Gant-Hawkins of Henderson (Culinary Arts); Joy Herndon […]

VCS Committee Meeting Curriculum Committee scheduled for Thursday, October 1st, has been cancelled.

VCS Committee Meeting Curriculum Committee scheduled for Thursday, October 1st, has been cancelled.

VGCC abuzz over Beekeeping class

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer a Beekeeping course taught by Warren County farmer and VGCC graduate Mike Holland.  The class will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 until 8 p.m., Oct. 6 through Nov. 12, in room 7104 (Building 7) on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Holland welcomes both beginner […]

VGCC to hold Bone Marrow Registration events

Vance-Granville Community College, in partnership with the Project Life Movement and the “Save the Fox” campaign, is planning a four-county bone marrow registration drive in October. Members of the community are invited to join VGCC students, faculty and staff at one of four events being held on each of the college’s campuses: Monday, Oct. 26, […]

VGCC invites community to Advanced Manufacturing Day October 2nd, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College will hold an “Advanced Manufacturing Day” event on Friday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The public is invited to attend and to learn more about the current state of manufacturing. Local manufacturers and equipment vendors will provide […]

Former Harlem Globetrotter to speak at VGCC South Campus to “Plus 50” adults

The “Plus 50” initiative at Vance-Granville Community College is hosting a free workshop/luncheon for students and community members, age 50 and over, featuring former Harlem Globetrotter James “Twiggy” Sanders. The program, entitled “New Beginnings,” will be held on Tuesday, October 6, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., in the seminar room (G1131) at VGCC’s South […]

VGCC honors Faculty and Staff Members of the Year with Glen Raven Awards

Vance-Granville Community College President Dr. Stelfanie Williams recently presented the college’s annual awards to a pair of outstanding VGCC employees. Kali J. Brown of Youngsville, the college’s director of financial aid, was named Staff Member of the Year for 2015-16, while Social Sciences department chair and instructor Kristi Salmons-Ellenberg of Henderson was chosen as the […]