July 23, 2016

VGCC Trustees elect Wright as chair; Wester, Seifert reappointed

The Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees selected Danny W. Wright of Henderson as its next chair, succeeding Deborah Brown, as the board met for its bi-monthly meeting on Monday, July 18, on the college’s Main Campus. Herb Gregory of Oxford was re-elected as vice chair, while Brown, a Henderson resident, was elected secretary of […]

Vance County Schools School Bus Driver Training

Vance County Schools will host school bus driver training sessions Monday August 8  – Wednesday August 10, at L.B. Yancey Elementary School. Interested persons must attend the training on all three days to receive certification. We will only be training individuals to drive school buses. The training sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 3 p.m. each day. […]

VGCC to hold Medical Office Administration and Medical Coding information session

Vance-Granville Community College will offer an information session for the Medical Office Administration program on Wednesday, July 27, at noon in room 4203 (Building 4) on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The Medical Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices. Course work includes medical terminology; information […]

Andrew Markoch Named New Principal at Northern Vance High School

Andrew Markoch has been named as the new principal at Northern Vance High School. The Vance County Board of Education officially appointed Markoch to his new position during a special meeting Wednesday night. Markoch will join Vance County Schools after serving as an assistant principal at Wake Forest High School in Wake Forest and the […]

Fourteen graduate from EMT-Paramedic training at VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College honored 11 men and three women who completed the college’s year-long Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program on July 13. The graduates included Michael Hunter Robbins of Bunn; Catherine Garner of Creedmoor; Fuller Caton, Herbert Hill Davis, James Hughes, Cassidy Ivey, William Jenkins, Tyler McDaniel and Courtney Moss, all of Henderson; David Drumheller of […]

State Board of Education Extends Proof of Concept Study

State Board of Education members recently approved the extension of the Department of Public Instruction’s Proof of Concept Study into the 2016-17 school year. State Superintendent June Atkinson said she was pleased Board members extended the study. “Teachers want interim assessments so that they may address their students’ academic needs when it will have the […]

New Simulation and Game Development courses offered by VGCC

New Simulation and Game Development courses will be offered at Vance-Granville Community College during the fall semester, which begins Aug. 15, after the college’s Board of Trustees added a two-year degree track in the growing information technology career field. VGCC previously only offered first-year courses toward a similar degree, but now the full degree is […]

Applications Available for Grades 7-8 at Vance County STEM

Vance County Schools is now accepting applications for STEM Early High School for grades 7 and 8 for the 2016-2017 school year. STEM is an innovative early high school that focuses on science, mathematics, engineering and technology. All students are provided with a laptop computer and work collaboratively in an environment that encourages high levels […]

Vance County Board of Education Called Meeting July 13th, 2016

Vance County Board of Education Called Meeting  Wednesday, July 13, 2016  5:30 p.m. in the Administrative Services Center Superintendent’s Conference Room 1724 Graham AvenueHenderson, NC  27536           I.        Call to Order *         II.       Approval of Meeting Agenda        *         III.      Executive Session – Personnel *         IV.      Adjournment   *       Requires Board Action

VGCC to offer second Enrollment Day on July 20

Vance-Granville Community College will hold the second “Enrollment Day” of the summer on Wednesday, July 20, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., at all four of its campuses. On Enrollment Day, VGCC counselors and other staff members will be ready to assist anyone who is interested in enrolling at the college for the Fall 2016 […]