Viking Spotlight: Evan Breeden Finds Joy Through SCC’s Work-Study Program

[CLINTON, N.C.]- Evan Breeden, a student in the Human Services Technology program at Sampson Community College (SCC), recently began the Federal Work-Study program at SCC and has genuinely loved every minute of her experience.   The Federal Work-Study program gives eligible college students (who are enrolled at least part-time) a chance to participate in part-time, paid employment on and off campus while still…

Fall 2021 President’s List, Dean’s List, and Honors List Announced

Each semester, we have the opportunity to celebrate the academic achievements of our students. This includes students that have received the following honors: President’s List, Dean’s List, and Honors List. Congratulations to our 2021 graduates who made this list! We look forward to seeing returning students this summer and fall! The President’s List, issued each semester,…

Viking Spotlight: Kenneth Spell Receives Angels of Mercy

Written by Megan Bednar- Foundation Intern, Fall 2021 [Clinton, N.C.] – Kenneth Spell, a current senior nursing student here at Sampson Community College (SCC), is a recent recipient of the Angels of Mercy Nursing Scholarship fund. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student every year within SCC’s nursing program to help fund their educational…

SCC Foundation Hosts Another Successful Sampson Classic

As a part of an almost 20-year tradition, the Sampson Community College Foundation hosted its 19th Annual Sampson Classic Golf Tournament on Friday, November 5. One of its largest donor events of the year, the golf tournament allows local golfers and businesses to raise funds for student scholarships and employee support. This year, golfers teed…

Viking Spotlight: Ty Smoak Plans to Reach the Stars

Written by Megan Bednar- Foundation Intern, Fall 2021 [Clinton, N.C.]- Ty Smoak, a senior at Harrells Christian Academy, is currently on track to earn both his Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, as well as a Business Administration High School Certificate from Sampson Community College (SCC) all by the time he graduates high…

SCC Employees Pledge 100 Percent and EXCEL Recipients are Honored

Each year, the Sampson Community College Foundation hosts its annual Campus Drive fundraising event. The College’s employees come together and pledge to donate and support student scholarships, staff and faculty development, and other program support. Sampson Community College has a proud history of 100% participation by all full-time employees in this cornerstone campaign that kicks…

Viking Spotlight: Jeffery Koopman Welds His Way Towards Degree

Written by Megan Bednar- Foundation Intern, Fall 2021 [Clinton, N.C.] – Jeffery Koopman, a senior from Midway High School, is currently on track to become one of Sampson Community College’s first Career & College Promise (CCP) students to graduate with a Welding Technology degree. Koopman grew up on a dairy farm and was raised to…

Longtime Directors Bid Farewell to SCC Foundation

The turn of a new fiscal year signaled the time to bid farewell to several devoted directors of the Sampson Community College Foundation Board. Several of these departures come as a result of the SCC Foundation Board’s decision to adopt new policies in 2020 which instituted term limits for directors. The directors who ended their…

Viking Spotlight: Jamie Cannady Joins CCP Team

Written by Megan Bednar- Foundation Intern, Fall 2021 [Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College has once again had the pleasure of welcoming a new staff member into its family! Jamie Cannady, a Career and Academic Advisor here at Sampson Community College (SCC) recently started at SCC at the end of August in the College &…

Local Truck Driver Donates Scholarships to Students

When Deon Melvin attended the Truck Driver Training School at Sampson Community College, he learned all he could to start a career he knew would be lucrative. For Melvin, it was an unfortunate period of unemployment that ultimately led to a career that has taken him up and down the East Coast. Now, he’s continued…