SCC Hog Slat Partnership Benefits Students, Employees

Building partnerships to benefit the county and abroad is nothing new for Sampson Community College. The most recent partnership comes from a company whose name is quite familiar. Hog Slat employees have just upgraded a facility on campus that has already benefited thousands of students. “To try and place a value on the relationship we…

SCC Wilderness First Aid a Success

You never know when you might need first aid but perhaps the worst time is in the middle of the woods with no one around. This is why Sampson Community College has added Wilderness First Aid training to its slew of continuing education options. This was the first time the class was offered and it…

SCC Sends Nurses Into The Field

Sampson County area is about to be better cared for than ever as the latest crop of Licensed Practical Nursing graduates from Sampson Community College is pinned. “The health division at Sampson Community College is proud of this group of Practical Nursing graduates,” says Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at SCC. “They have…

SCC’s Newest Trustee Strong Education Advocate

Sampson Community College added a new member to the Board of Trustees this week. When other board members look across the table going forward, they will not only recognize a familiar face but also one with an outstanding track record in education. Michael Warren took his oath to keep the college on course while it…

SCC Tells How to #BeAViking by August

Those thinking about attending Sampson Community College this fall should take note. This week, the latest #BeAViking session welcomed five dozen new students. At #BeAViking sessions, new students are introduced to the academic excellence and vibrant campus life that comprises SCC.  It is designed to help students be successful at SCC and ensure students are…

SCC Offers All Aboard for Viking Express

All Aboard! The Viking Express is off and running! Sampson Community College has come up with the perfect remedy for those ready to forge their career path but wishing to do so for less money and in less time. The Viking Express is an accelerated program where students will complete five eight-week consecutive sessions beginning…

SCC Producing STEAM This Summer

With summer, comes warmer temperatures on the campus of Sampson Community College. What better time to partner with local schools to generate a little STEAM to benefit students in the area? STEAM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, is back at SCC. It is an educational approach to learning that uses these disciplines…

Latest Trucking Grads Hit the Road

Sampson Community College’s top-ranked Truck Driver Training class has produced its latest graduating class. Top row, left to right is William Hall, Luis Gonzales-Vazques, Dawan McKenzie and Jose Vazquez. Bottom row, left to right is Yonics Vasquez-Bonilla, Adam Reyes, Olvin Acosta-Lopez, Seon Jack and Orlin Ramirez. Top graduate in the class is Luis Gonzales-Vazques, inset….

SCC Puts Stock into New Supply Chain Program

Sampson Community College’s newest program has attracted attention from potential students looking for a solid career. Earlier this year, the college announced plans for a new Supply Chain Management program and now, those interested can sign up for it. The Supply Chain Management curriculum prepares students for career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, trucking operations,…

SCC, Library Partnership Benefits County

Sampson Community College and the Sampson-Clinton Public Library have teamed up to try to make the local workforce stronger and employees more knowledgeable. A state grant secured through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) will bring new technology to the county which can benefit job seekers in the area. “The main reason I wrote…

SCC Grad Hires Coming in Waves—and Curls

For many, doing your hair and nails during work hours is something that could get you fired. For three Sampson Community College graduates, it is something that can get you hired. Fantastic Sam’s, located at 1351 Sunset Avenue in Clinton, next to Walmart, now features the three on its staff, offering clients a very public…

Former Viking, Duke Athletic Trainer Supports SCC

A few weeks ago, Sampson Community College reunited one of its former athletes with his old jersey which had been on display in the foundation office until the presentation… The gesture was not only to honor Charles Williams, former SCC basketball player but to bridge the gap between the past glory and what is hoped…