May 2, 2016

VGCC student nominated for Herring Award

Vance-Granville Community College recently nominated Emory Gant-Hawkins of Henderson, a student in the college’s Culinary Arts 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 the […]

Vance County Schools Give Five – Read Five

Vance County Schools is now conducting its annual “Give Five – Read Five” book donation campaign. The campaign, which will end on Friday, May 27, involves encouraging local residents to donate new or gently used books for students in our 10 elementary schools. Residents who want to donate books may simply take their donations to […]

VGCC nominates Radiography student for statewide leadership award

Vance-Granville Community College recently selected Nicholas L. Kemp of Wake Forest, a student in the Radiography program, as its nominee for the North Carolina Community College System’s Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award. The award was established in 2004 in honor of Scott, who served as Governor of North Carolina from 1969-1973, and as […]

SVHS Art Students in Vans Shoe Competition

Southern Vance High School art students have entered the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Competition and have been chosen as one of only 50 school groups across the United States to compete in regional competition for top honors! The students, all enrolled in Intermediate Visual Art classes with Amy Simpson, hand painted four pairs of canvas […]

Award named in honor of VGCC Vice President Graham

A new award has been named in honor of Vance-Granville Community College Vice President of Finance and Operations Steven Graham by the Carolinas Association of Governmental Purchasing. The association has established an award for outstanding candidates seeking to become Certified Local Government Purchasing Officers, and has named it the “Steven C. Graham Achievement Award” in […]

VGCC to offer Private Pilot Ground School

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer a course that prepares area residents to take flight with a private pilot’s license. The Private Pilot Ground School is scheduled to be held on VGCC’s South Campus, located between Creedmoor and Butner, on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m., May 18 through July 27. In this course, […]

VGCC Students inducted into Honor Society

Vance-Granville Community College recognized 55 students who were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students of two-year colleges, on April 19 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. VGCC students honored with induction into Phi Theta Kappa must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 (3.75 for […]

Vance County Schools Policy Committee Meeting April 28th, 2016

The Vance County Schools Policy Committee will meet on Thursday, April 28th, at 5:15 pm in the Superintendent’s Conference Room. I. Call to Order II. Goals and Objectives3000 Goals and Objectives of the Educational Program III. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, DELIVERY, AND EVALUATION3100 Curriculum Development3101 Dual Enrollment3102 Online Instruction3110 Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction3115 Curriculum and Instructional […]

VGCC awards 305 Scholarships to students

Vance-Granville Community College awarded 305 scholarships to students at an annual awards ceremony, held April 6 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 and partners who support the college’s Endowment Fund, many of whom were on hand to […]

Henderson City Council member to speak at VGCC Basic Skills Commencement

Vance-Granville Community College will hold commencement exercises dedicated exclusively to new graduates of Adult Basic Skills programs on Thursday, May 5. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Those being honored at the ceremony will include students who have completed either the Adult […]