Medical Assisting Receives National Accreditation

Sampson Community College continues to create opportunities for students to participate in accredited programs. This week, SCC’s Medical Assisting program received new from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) that it has joined the list. “This is fabulous news,” said Dr. Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at the college….

10K Magic Number for SCC, FSU Students

Sampson Community College continues its goal to give students as many options as possible to be successful long after their college careers. In addition to pathway agreements already in place with East Carolina, UNC-Wilmington and NC State, SCC has now signed a similar agreement with Fayetteville State University. “Fayetteville State University is excited to partner…

Cosmetology at SCC a Grade-A Program

Sampson Community College once again goes to the head of the class. In the last two weeks, SCC has received top honors for its Truck Driver Training program and its LPN to RN nursing program. Now, the college’s Cosmetology program has received an A on its report card as well. “The State Inspector was very…

SCC Nursing Receives Top Honors

Being at or near the top is not something new to Sampson Community College. Recently, reports from the NCCCS showed the college’s Truck Driver Training program ranked first in the state. Now, a national organization called RegisteredNursing.org, has released similar news about the college’s nursing program. That organization ranks SCC fourth in the nation for…

For SCC Grads, Success Spans Generations

It is graduation season and that means hundreds of thousands of grandmothers across the nation will be sitting in auditoriums cheering on their grandchildren as they walk across the stage to get their degrees. Alexis Anders, however, will only have to look across the stage to find hers. Anders is earning her degree in Human…

CCR Graduates Set Example for Others

It’s never too late. That’s the message Crystal Jacobs likes to convey when she reflects on her completion of Sampson Community College’s College and Career Readiness program. Jacobs was one of more than two-dozen graduates this week from the program. “My experience started with my kids,” says Jacobs, who was chosen as speaker for the…

EMS Students Experience UNC Trauma Day

Sampson Community College was the only community college whose students were invited to attend this year’s UNC Trauma Day Paramedic Competition in Durham. Emergency Medical Science students attended the event for the second year straight to learn through other avenues about the discipline. “This is a great experience for our students,” says Angela Magill, EMS…

SCC’s ADN Nurses Graduate

Sampson Community College celebrated its Associate Degree Nursing graduates with the 2019 Pinning Ceremony this week. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Katie Rose, Maricela Toribio-Torres, Jessica Tart, Shanessa Jordan, Cari Dickinson, Elena Castillo, Lydia Halstead, Shanell Baig, Jennifer Burrows, Elizabeth Cottle, Laurie Garcia and Hannah Shipp. Secon row, left to right are Ashley…

SCC’s Spring Art Event Shows Off Local Talent

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. According to the consensus who attended the annual Spring Arts Open House this week, there was plenty of it to go around. Tuesday evening, the college hosted its 2019 version of the event to an enthusiastic crowd. “We love this event,” says Katie Brown, Director of Customized…

ESL Students Experience Downtown Clinton

English as a Second Language students at Sampson Community College spend many hours in the classroom learning about the native tongue spoken in the United States. An important part of that is also understanding the culture outside the classroom. As part of the Civics portion of their ESL classes, students took a field trip to…

SCC Truck Driving Students Hit the Road

Sampson Community College graduated its latest crop of Truck Driver Training Students this week. The program is an excellent opportunity to earn a Commercial Drivers License through an eleven-week day class that meets Monday through Thursday, or a sixteen-week class held on weekends which meets on Saturday, Sunday and Monday night. Both classes provide 350-hours…