Viking Spotlight: Frankie Sutter

(CLINTON, N.C.) – Frankie Sutter has been at Sampson Community College (SCC) for seventeen years. When she first joined SCC, she began as the liaison between the President of the college and the Board of Trustees. After two years in that position, she became the Director of Personnel, while continuing her liaison duty for the Board of Trustees. As the Director of Personnel, Sutter oversees human resources through recruitment, interviewing, onboarding, and retention. These are only a few of her main duties. In 2003, Sutter joined the SCC family and hopes to continue with SCC until her retirement.

Transportation Basics Program Takes Off

When local industry leaders approached administration at Sampson Community College about incorporating more logistics and supply chain courses into the Truck Driver Training curriculum, the college quickly began to determine the best way to meet this need. Understanding that there were high school students interested in Truck Driver Training, and knowing the program would meet…

Viking Spotlight: Dawson McLamb Began Here Went Anywhere

(CLINTON, N.C) – Dawson McLamb graduated from Midway High School in 2018 with both his high school diploma and an Associate in General Education degree from Sampson Community College (SCC). He was able to earn his Associate degree through the Career and College Promise (CCP) program at SCC. After graduating from both Midway High School and SCC, Dawson went on to attended Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC). While there, he received a two-year degree in Fire Protection Technology. Dawson now has a Bachelor’s degree in Fire and Emergency Services Administration from Fayetteville State University (FSU).

Viking Spotlight: Cheyenne McNeill The Name Behind All of the Stories

(CLINTON, N.C.) – Cheyenne McNeill is known at Sampson Community College (SCC) as the person that writes the wonderful articles that highlight the actions of others. McNeill is the Public Information Officer and Marketing Coordinator for SCC. As the Public Information Officer and Marketing Coordinator, McNeill oversees writing the articles for the newspaper and all the print and social media marketing for SCC. McNeill started her education at Clinton High School and then in 2014 went on to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). While at UNC she studied Broadcast and Electronic Journalism. McNeill chose her topic of study at UNC because of her love of sports and talking. After graduating, McNeill then became a Journalism teacher at Sampson Middle School. Then her journey began here at SCC.

Viking Spotlight: Jose Balderas

Written by Olivia Gillespie — Foundation Intern, Fall 2020 CLINTON, N.C. – Jose Balderas Mendoza’s love for animals began at a young age when he moved from the big city of Raleigh, North Carolina to the rural area of Sampson County. While attending Hobbton High School, his love for Animal Science continued to grow through taking agricultural classes. His love for animals led him to begin…

Programs See 100% Pass Rate

The Spring semester saw major academic changes, for both students and faculty at Sampson Community College. With nearly all programs forced to move online, clinical locations for healthcare programs restricting access from students, and the Basic Law Enforcement (BLET) program scrambling to find locations for several pieces of training, instructors and students were left uncertain….

SCC Non-Discrimination Policy Notice

The Board of Trustees, the administration, faculty, and staff of Sampson Community College are fully committed to the principles and practice of equal employment and educational opportunities. Accordingly, the College does not practice or condone discrimination, in any form, against students, employees, or applicants on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age,…

Viking Spotlight: Lisa Recchuiti From the Coast to Clinton

CLINTON, N.C – Lisa Recchuiti has lived in and seen many places around the world, including Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Tokyo, and now North Carolina. After growing up in a small Pennsylvania town, she attended Millersville University where she studied Elementary Education and minored in Psychology. Recchuiti then went back to graduate school and received a Master’s in Developmental and Educational Psychology from Boston College. Psychology interested Recchuiti because it helped her better understand both herself and people in general. After staying home with her two children for ten years and then teaching at Cape Fear Community College for nine years Recchuiti wanted to get away from the coast, so she and her husband of twenty-nine years moved to Sampson County. Now she is a full-time Psychology Instructor at Sampson Community College (SCC).

SCC Hosts Successful Registration Week

Classes at Sampson Community College officially began August 17. However, SCC hosted an event to extend registration for students who were unable to register during regular registration. This allowed the College to increase enrollment, but also allowed students to enroll at this one-stop registration event. The college worked diligently to prepare for a safe and…

SCC Makes Plans to Move Forward this Fall

Like several institutions across the state, Sampson Community College has made plans to prepare its campus for the arrival of students. The plan includes increased safety measures for faculty, staff, and students, and several other preventative measures.   Safety measures include hand sanitizing stations that have been installed at entrances, stairwells, and other high traffic areas,…

Fall Registration Underway at SCC

CLINTON, N.C. – Registration for the fall 2020 semester at Sampson Community College remains open. Though the College will host late registration dates in August, it encourages students to register for classes online at through July 30 instead. Payment for the semester is due by 11 AM on July 31. Student Services at SCC…

Carroll and Sanderson Reappointed to SCC Board of Trustees

Over the years, members of the Sampson Community College Board of Trustees have come and gone. But, for the past several years, Sandra Carroll and Herb Sanderson have remained as voices of reason. Once again on Tuesday night, Carroll and Sanderson were reappointed for four-year terms with the Board of Trustees. Each says they are…