SCC Student Builds Success in Nation’s Capital

Sampson Community College’s motto for success is Begin Here, Go Anywhere. In TJ Holloway’s case, that anywhere is in our nation’s capital constructing new buildings designed to help, of all things, new students. After graduating from SCC with a degree in Building Construction Technology, Holloway transferred to East Carolina University and received Bachelor of Science…

15-year Employees Recognized at SCC

Sampson Community College recognized employees who have served the college for 15-years or more during a recent faculty and staff meeting. Honored (from left to right) is Aleta Whaley, April Melvin, Loretta Jones, Adriene Howard and Sue Butler. For more information about SCC, visit the website at http://www.sampsoncc.edu.    

Community College Best Value Says Report

Sampson Community College is a well-kept secret that is not much of a secret anymore. It’s hard to live in this area and not see or hear about new programs, new facilities or be touched someway by the college. Those who already attend SCC know its value and see it every day but for those…

SCC Honors Five-Year Employees

This week, Sampson Community College honored employees who have served the college and its students for a half-decade. Pictured left to right is Jeanette Rackley, David Lockwood, Holly Brewington and Amanda Bradshaw. Not pictured is Angela Marco. For more information about the college, visit the website at http://www.sampsoncc.edu.  

CCP Events Pack SCC Campus

More and more students in Sampson County are trying to get the jump on their college education as Sampson Community College plays to packed crowds for its Career and College Promise orientations. “We are standing room only this week,” says Perry Gillespie, Director of Career and College Promise for the college. “This program has been so…

SCC Begins Fall Semester

The leaves have not hit the ground yet but already the fall semester is underway at Sampson Community College. This week, the college welcomed back all faculty and staff members, many of whom did not hold classes this summer. The first two days upon return, staff members and faculty are oriented with new policies, procedures…

SCC Foundation’s Roots Remain Strong Through Change

Sampson Community College’s Foundation Board is the muscle behind SCC. From providing scholarships for students to expanding infrastructure on campus, the group has been relied on for more than three decades to help make SCC exceptional. This week, the board held its annual meeting to review recent accomplishments but more importantly to progress and to…

C3 Acceptance — Part of the Pack

Students have wasted no time following the advice of Sampson Community College’s slogan, Begin Here, Go Anywhere! Thanks to the partnership signed by the college and NC State University, these students will soon be members of the Wolfpack family. The C3 agreement is designed to allow students who want to go to NC State for…

Troopers Offer Highway to Success for Students

To protect and serve…and educate. The most recent donation to Sampson Community College’s Foundation comes from a place that also exists to support its community. Trooper Steven Naylor of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol paid a visit to the college this week to present a $5,000 to the college for student scholarships. “What we…

SCC Board Member Familiar Face to College

If her name sounds familiar, there’s a reason for that. Catherine Ezzell Joyner serves as Executive Vice President at Ezzell Trucking, Inc., the family business which has become synonymous with Sampson County. Ezzell Trucking has a long-lasting relationship with Sampson Community College that goes back several years. From providing scholarships and equipment to SCC to…

SCC, SECU Prepared to ‘Bridge’ Gap for Students

Sampson Community College and the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) historically partner to enhance educational opportunities and remove financial barriers for students enrolled in Workforce Development Division Programs. Again, the Fall Semester is approaching and the SECU presented an initiative for students seeking state-regulated and/or industry-recognized credentials. The State Employees Credit Union has selected SCC…