SCC Course Hits Highest-Ever Female Enrollment

[Clinton, N.C.] – When you find yourself in an emergency and need help, you don’t have time to care about whether the person who comes to your aid is male or female, you just need the help. Apparently, students enrolling in Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training course have gotten the message. “This is…

SCC Debuts Long Anticipated Program

[Clinton, N.C.] – Due to the commitment of Sampson Community College providing affordable education and workforce training, the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is introducing its newest program – Natural Hair Care. With a commitment to meet public demands, the program will start in the fall semester. The program design creates opportunities for individuals…

Hydraulics Raising the Bar for Project IMPACT

[Clinton, N.C.] – Students participating in Telamon’s Project IMPACT program at Sampson Community College this summer had a chance this week to see hydraulics in action. This week’s sessions took place in the college’s Industrial Maintenance area. “We are giving them a basic knowledge of hydraulics,” says David Locklear, Industrial Maintenance instructor at SCC. “How…

Interpreter Shows Versatility of Spanish Program

[Clinton, N.C.] – An act of kindness can cause a domino effect. That is the signature line in the email from Evert Cruz. A student in Sampson Community College’s Cultural Immersion class, Cruz is also a teacher and Spanish translator for Sampson County Schools. He is taking the course at SCC as part of professional…

Local Business Keeps SCC Trucking on Track

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Truck Driver Training program has been popular at the college for years but you will not be able to tell that by looking at them. Local business Davis’ Auto Body & Paint in Clinton have placed the final changes on one of the trucks. After having been taken apart…

Program ‘Promises’ to Bring Students Out to SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College held its Career and College Promise (CCP) fall semester orientation this week to local high school students. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a tuition-free head start on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. The college held…

SCC Students Learn from the Ground Up

[Clinton, N.C.] – With learning, it helps to have a good foundation and that is exactly what Sampson Community College provides for students in its Building and Construction courses, literally. A popular method of learning at SCC is based on hands-on experiences and even more than classroom learning, hands-on methods can immerse students into real-world…

Vikings, Pirates Chart Course for Success

[Clinton, N.C.] – Students attending Sampson Community College can now be Vikings and Pirates at the same time. SCC has signed a co-admission agreement with East Carolina University, which will improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative degree completion program. “For students who are unable to interrupt their lives to attend classes, SCC…

LPN Class Pinned

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing program held its annual pinning ceremony this week. This comes on the heels of a string of successes the nursing programs at SCC have continued to enjoy. Practical Nursing.org ranked Sampson Community College’s LPN program as number two in the state this year. The LPN program…

Sanderson Legacy Continues at SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – To say the Sanderson family has had an impact on Sampson County is a major understatement. Bob Sanderson, a member of Sampson Community College’s Board of Trustees since 1996, has decided to retire. This comes after decades of service to the college and the community. A World War II veteran, Sanderson graduated…

SCC Nurses Practice in the Field

[Clinton, N.C.] – Nursing students from Sampson Community College are not stuck in a classroom all day. Thanks to a grant, nursing students are able to visit several farms across the area and provide health and wellness checks to farmworkers in our local communities. The program is Farmworkers Health or Farmworkers Outreach. The North Carolina…

SCC Instructor Retiring After Four Decades of Service

[CLINTON, N.C.] – Odds are if you are an adult in Sampson County, you have taken a class offered by Paul Wolf. Wolf, a Psychology instructor at Sampson Community College, has taught here for 38 years. The college just celebrated its 50th Anniversary last year and Wolf has been there for most of them. Things…