Students Weld SCC and City Together in Project

Sampson Community College is known for its contribution to residents of Clinton in everything between early college to college transfer. From producing police officers and EMS workers to training employees of companies in the region. Now, SCC’s welding department wanted to do something nice for the city’s furry residents as well. The creation of the…

SCC Unveils 50th Collaborative Artwork

To celebrate Sampson Community College’s 50th anniversary, the SCC Foundation brought together local artists from right here in Sampson County to create a one-of-kind art piece that truly embodies the word “community”. The idea was the brainchild of SCC Foundation Executive Director, Lisa Turlington, who was inspired by a previous art project that currently hangs…

SCC Awarded $1.74 Million Grant

We’re excited to share a big win for the college! The US Department of Commerce has awarded Sampson Community College $1.74 million for our new Welding and Metal Fabrication Building!! Thank you to all who offered letters of support, beneficiary documents with numbers, or kinds words of encouragement. We would especially like to acknowledge Lisa Turlington,…

SCC Joins Fight Against Hackers

Sampson Community College is well known for its law enforcement programs which train future officers to fight crime. What you may not know is that SCC is preparing to take the fight to criminals in cyberspace as well. SCC Information Systems Department Chair, Nathan McKee, invited a guest speaker to his classes this week with…

Taste of NC at SCC

#SampsonCC nursing instructor Robin Bradshaw gave visitors to the college a North Carolina welcome this week. ACEN, or better known as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, sent evaluators as part of the national accrediting body for nursing schools–for both 2 year and 4 year school–to SCC’s nursing department this week for review. Being that…

Military Vet Trains SCC Students

#SampsonCC‘s Criminal Justice Technology program offers Crisis Intervention as part of the criminal justice degree. This semester, Officer Stephen Gardner, is teaching both Crisis Intervention (CJC 225) and Ethics (CJC 212). Officer Gardner served in the United States military as an MP (military police officer), in Iraq and also along side of the Danish Army…

SCC Instructor Puts Dent into Number of Car Crashes

Sgt. Wayne Dienhart is best be known in the community through his work with the Sampson County Sheriff’s Department for more than two decades. What some may not realize is that he has taken his skills into the classroom as well. He has been teaching in Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy for…

SCC, NC State Creating Pathways to Success

Many Sampson Community College students completing the Animal Science Program at SCC go straight into the workforce with strong local companies, while others may choose to further their education and transfer to 4 year institutions such as NCSU.   This week,  students from the SCC Applied Animal Science Program had an opportunity to visit NC State University…

From the Classroom to the World of Work

This year, Nathan McKee joined Sampson Community College and is wasting no time trying to get students from the classroom to the world of work. McKee, the Department Chair for Computer Information Technology and Security at SCC, hosted the Networking Academy Talent Bridge Virtual Job Connection event at the college this week. The event was sponsored…

Site Review for Nursing Programs

Sampson Community College wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting…

Statement on Solar Eclipse

On the afternoon of Monday, August 21st, the Sampson Community College community will have the opportunity to experience a near total solar eclipse.  While there is considerable media attention and excitement associated with this rare event, the safety and well-being of students, faculty, and staff remain the highest importance to the College.  Please take precautions…

CCP Spotlight: Samantha Monroe

“Observe, assess the problem, develop a solution, and then get an action plan.” One of the back lights on the big rig was not working properly even though it was switched on, so a TranSource employee proceeded to diagnose the problem, a wiring issue, and then fix it. Samantha Monroe only recently joined TranSource Truck…