March 6, 2015

VGCC invites Earth Day participants

VGCC students, employees and guests visit booths at the 2014 Earth Day festival on the college’s main campus. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College is planning to hold Earth Day festivities at three campuses this year, and organizers are inviting members of the community to participate. Earth Day 2015 celebrations will be held on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, South Campus (between Butner and Creedmoor) and Franklin County Campus (near Louisburg) on Wednesday, April […]

Vance County Board of Education Meeting Monday March 9th, 2015

Vance County Board of Education meets the Administrative Services Center in Henderson, N. C. 27536 on March 9, 2015 7:00 p.m.   I. Call to Order II. Moment of Silence * III. Approval of Minutes * IV. Approval of Meeting Agenda V. Recognitions/Announcements A. Leadership Vance Participants, Annette Roberson, Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce VI. Comments from […]

State Dropout Rate Continues Record Low Trend; Two Districts Report Zero Dropouts

Once again, the dropout rate for North Carolina public schools hit a record low; and for the first time, two school districts – Hyde and Tyrrell – reported zero dropouts according to the 2013-14 Consolidated Data Report today presented to State Board of Education members. Last school year, 2.28 percent of high school students dropped […]

VGCC Paralegal program receives State Bar recognition, will hold information session

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The Paralegal Technology program at Vance-Granville Community College was recently designated as a “Qualified Paralegal Studies Program” by the North Carolina State Bar. The State Bar’s Board of Paralegal Certification approved the VGCC program for this recognition at a meeting in February, but the status is considered to be retroactively effective from Dec. 18, 2014. […]

VGCC Free Seminars & Resources for your Small Business

  SEMINAR TITLE DESCRIPTION OF SEMINAR LOCATION DAY TIME DATE   Register   The Franchising Marketplace: Beyond the Burger PART 1 of a 3 PART SERIES Understanding the 4 quadrants of franchising: We will outline the 4 quadrants that make up all franchise business models and discuss the owner’s role, capital requirements and growth strategies […]

VGCC Student Geoffrey Arnott recognized for Academic Excellence

Geoffrey Arnott of Oxford, seen here in the library on Main Campus, is VGCC’s recipient of the North Carolina Community College System’s Academic Excellence Award for 2015. (VGCC Photo)

Vance-Granville Community College has named student Geoffrey Arnott of Oxford as its recipient of the North Carolina Community College System’s Academic Excellence Award for 2015. One student from each of the 58 colleges in the state system is honored with the award each year. Arnott will be officially recognized at Commencement in May, when he […]

Middle and High School News March 2-6, 2015

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS     WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS     Volume 3, Issue 27 A Publication for Middle and High Schools March 2-6, 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   […]

Elementary School News March 2-6, 2015

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS       ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2 Issue 27                                 March 2-6, 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       This is “National Read […]

Date Set for VGCC Golf Tournament May 5th, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College’s 31st Annual Endowment Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Union Bank, will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Henderson Country Club. There will be morning and afternoon rounds, and meals for players. Tournament sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call Kay Currin at (252) 738-3409.

Aycock Elementary School Plans Yard Sale

Aycock Elementary School is planning a yard sale on the front lawn of the school from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, with proceeds benefitting programs and services in the school. The public is invited to attend. Aycock Elementary is located at 305 Carey Chapel Road in the southeastern part of Vance […]

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