SCC Instructor Seeks Chemistry With Students

Sampson Community College welcomed a lot of new faces to campus this year, hiring several new employees. One of those hired is a new Chemistry instructor working in the College Transfer department. ”My aim is to introduce our students to my love of Chemistry,” says Charisse Stephens. “I want to share with them my passion…

SCC’s Psych, Drama Clubs Go Back in Time

Sampson Community College’s Psychology Club traveled back in time to participate in an annual event in Fayetteville this week. Fayetteville’s 8th annual Renaissance Faire provided a nice backdrop for members of the club to enjoy some team building. The event is an Elizabethan themed festival featuring jousting, unicorn rides, period musicians, living history exhibits, renaissance…

Hands-On Training is Foundation at SCC

Perhaps there is no better way to learn about one’s future career than on-the-job training. Hands-on is an approach that Sampson Community College has employed constantly to give students real-world experience in their career paths. Nowhere else is that more prevalent than in the college’s Building Construction Technology program. “The students are putting the finishing…

New Faces at SCC

Welcome aboard. That is the message Sampson Community College was sending several new employees at the college’s annual New Employees Luncheon this week. Since the Spring semester, SCC has hired a dozen and a half new faces, reflective of the success the college has experienced through growth and new initiatives. Each year, the college welcome…

SCC Event Teams Donors With Recipients

It is a great feeling to know someone cares. To know that they have contributed in some way to helping you achieve your goals is a gift that keeps on giving. But when one is afforded the opportunity to put a face with that name, the feeling is incredible. That was the goal of the…

Begin Here, Go Anywhere—and Back!

Dr. Gib Palmer has taken the Sampson Community College’s popular slogan and added to it. The college’s slogan is Begin Here, Go Anywhere. In Palmer’s case, he began here, went several places and came back. Dr. Palmer’s journey began more than thirty years ago when he met his wife, Robin, in Colorado. “We were ski…

VIKING SPOTLIGHT: Karely Habrego

By Ruthie Brock, rbrock0327@mail.sampsoncc.com (Clinton, NC) – Karely Habrego, a 2017 Union High School graduate, is currently working towards her Associate degree in Medical Office Administration and Community Spanish Interpreter. Karely works with Student Services, making her one of the few students at Sampson Community College who is both a student and employee. Karely says…

New Directors Bolster SCC Foundation

The foundation of Sampson Community College is, well, it’s Foundation. SCC has welcomed four new directors to its board and all have been eager to get on board and continue moving the college forward through student support, infrastructure and new projects on the drawing board. The SCC Foundation has welcomed back Chuck Spell, a past…

Immobilizing Patients Takes Patience

One of the most important aspects of providing emergency medical treatment is being able to safely move patients away from danger without causing further injury. This is why it is a reinforced science for Sampson Community College’s Emergency Medical students. “Learning spinal immobilization, used when there is a possibility of back or neck injury is…

Dirty Jobs But Somebody Has To Do It

Alexander Peterson loves to work. The former Sampson Community College student loves to work so much, in fact, that his favorite television program was about working. The program, called Dirty Jobs and hosted by Mike Rowe, was a TV series on the Discovery Channel in which Rowe was shown performing difficult, strange, disgusting, or messy…

SCC’s Psych Club Aiming To Do Even More

One Sampson Community College student club is kicking off the fall semester right where it left off. SCC’s Psychology Club, known for its participation in charitable events in Sampson County and elsewhere held its first meeting of the academic year this week. “Our mission is understanding who we are, where we want to go, and…

CVB Reps Tour SCC’s Latest Community Project

As progress continues on Sampson Community College’s Develop the East project, the college welcomed another group for a tour of the grounds. Members of the Sampson County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) were on campus to see the fruits of their investment. The CVB contributed $10,000 to the project which includes the park benches that…