Learning With a Twist

[Clinton, N.C.] – Amber Clark is ahead of the curve when it comes to trying her technique in the cosmetology department at Sampson Community College. Clark worked on a two-strand twist this week, a style created by taking a section of hair, splitting it in two and wrapping each section around the other, until the…

SCC Trucking Gets Overhaul

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College has put on a fresh new face the past few months and when it comes to one of its most popular programs, the same applies. This year, the college appointed a new President, orchestrated a new entryway into the college and is developing brand new programs. Now, SCC’s Truck…

SCC One of Two Selected for Advanced Training

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Basic EMT and first-year Paramedic students participated in the 29th Annual May Day Trauma Conference at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. SCC EMT and Paramedic classes were invited exclusively along with Harnett Central High School to attend the event. May Day is a two-day conference…

SCC Student Goes Platinum

[Clinton, N.C.] – Proving that a student is ready for the workforce is actually something that can be measured with tests. These tests are referred to as ACT’s or American College Testing assessments. The ACT National Career Readiness Certificate is an assessment-based credential issued at four levels, including Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. The ACT…

Local Worksites Become SCC Classrooms

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College (SCC) provides business and industry education, training, and support services under the auspice of the Customized Training Program Area. The program has been in existence for more than 50 years and it has created rewarding and positive experiences.  SCC continues to adhere to its mission to provide workforce training…

SCC’s New Programs Graduate First Class

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College has a well-documented history of graduating students from healthcare-related disciplines into the workforce. Just last week, SCC graduated the largest class of nurses in its history, dating back half a century. This is the first time the college has offered its Medical Assisting program and the Emergency Medical Science…

CCR Graduation Means More Ready to Begin Careers

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College hosted it’s College and Career Readiness commencement this week. This marked the second annual commencement and the second year in a row the event will be rebroadcast on television and social media. The crowd was so large at this year’s event that the college created two overflow guest areas…

SCC Graduates Largest Nursing Class Ever

[Clinton, N.C.] – A cornerstone program at Sampson Community College continues to break the mold and shatter expectations. The college’s Associate Degree Nursing program graduated its largest class in the history of SCC this week with forty five nurses. At a pinning ceremony (graduation) this week at the Clinton Family Worship Center, the facility was…

SCC Students Set to Graduate

by Anna Blount, Student Contributor On May 10, at 7:00pm, one-hundred and seventy-two students will walk across the stage at the Sampson County Exposition Center graduating with a college degree. Sampson Community College offers the hands on, close knit community that runs by the motto: “Begin Here, Go Anywhere.” That statement is very prevalent as…

For Twins, CCP Program Twice as Nice

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College held its annual College and Career Promise orientation this week to a packed house. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a tuition-free jumpstart on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. As has been the case for most…

Coffee Serves Up More Than Conversation

[Clinton, N.C.] – A chance meeting is all it takes sometimes. Tony Gonzalez only came out to Sampson Community College’s first-ever Coffee with a Cop event two years ago out of curiosity. While he was there, he met a dog from a police canine unit, a meeting that happened to be photographed and published by…

SCC Day at McDonald’s of Clinton To Raise Scholarship Money

Good morning… We thought you might enjoy these delicious McDonald’s breakfast GIFs 🙂 Reminder that a portion of all sales from both McDonald’s of Clinton locations will be donated to Sampson Community College Foundation to support scholarships for local college students attending SCC. So if you are thinking about going to McDonald’s… You should. You definitely…