SCC Makes Cultural Offering to Community

Continuing its efforts to bring cultural enrichment to the Sampson County area, Sampson Community College has committed to host an event next week at its Activity Center free. SCC hosts Humanities on the Road: Cities of European Art: Florence & Paris next Thursday. The event is part of a series of events created by Carolina…

Students Prep to Pave the Way for County

Forward progress is the theme for students in Sampson Community College’s Building and Construction Technology program. While getting some valuable hands-on training, students are also putting their mark on the future of Sampson County. “We are out here working on another part of the Develop the East project,” says Dustin Hatcher, an instructor in the…

New Program Developed at SCC

Sampson Community College continues to grow. Look no further than the groundbreaking of the new welding facility last week or current plans for a new truck driving facility. This growth is also reflected in the new program offerings the college is bringing to Sampson County as well. “Our new Agribusiness degree is one I am…

SCC Students Dig Tractor Training

Tractors are a vital part of the farming industry, so it is also a very valuable part of the training that Sampson Community College offers through its Applied Animal Science program. “Tractors are the most common type of equipment on farms today,” says Chet Bass, Department Chair for the Applied Animal Science and Agribusiness Departments….

SCC Welding Excited About New Opportunities

It’s been less than a week since Sampson Community College officials and industry leaders broke ground on what will become a state-of-the-art welding facility. The new 10,000-square-foot structure will be a beacon for opportunity in the region for employers as well as future employees. As a result, SCC’s Welding Technology Department has wasted little time…

Dance Ensemble Packs SCC

Black History Month would not be the same at Sampson Community College without one of its newest traditions. The African American Dance Ensemble performed again this year to a packed crowd at the Activities Center on campus. Ivy Burch, one of the dancers that performed at the event says it is always high energy. “This…

SCC Student Selected for ‘Excellence’

Each year, Sampson Community College selects a student who has shown tremendous academic stature to receive the Academic Excellence Award. In addition to the award, the student is recognized at year-end commencement ceremonies. This is a coveted award that was won this year by Lauren Strickland. “Being able to make use of the Career and…

Tragic Accident Inspires SCC Student

As a nurse who teaches at Sampson Community College, caring for injured people is part of Lisa Smith’s nature. As SCC’s Department Chair of Nursing she has seen a lot and shown others how to react in an emergency. Through a miracle, she happened to be there last fall with her daughter, when both their…

SCC Instructor Offers Yoga at SCC

The art form of relieving stress is important for relaxation, focus and mental well-being. Nancy Brake, Science instructor at SCC, is also a Yoga teacher and brought her skills to a session sponsored by the Psychology Club this week. Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines that originated in ancient…

SCC Employee Seals the Deal

Jeanette Rackley works at Sampson Community College in the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department. Each day, she assists students with reaching goals and staff members completing job task.  Today, she became Sampson Community College’s newest Notary Public. “I like to take courses at SCC,” says Rackley, Administrative Assistant. “You can always learn something new…

Supply in Demand at SCC

Sampson Community College is offering students a new program this fall. Supply Chain Management opens a new door to potentially lucrative employment options for those who can manage supply chains in various business settings. “It is a new two-year option we are offering this fall, but students can sign up now,” says Lauren Huskey, Department…

SCC Fire Academy Continues to Gain Support

Less than a week after receiving a donated fire truck, Sampson Community College accepted another gracious donation for its Fire Academy Program. The program, offered through the college’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department, continues to progress and receive support for its efforts. Chief Alan Williams, of Taylor’s Bridge Fire Department in Clinton, donated turnout…