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…

Senator Jackson Visits SCC

A familiar face stopped by the Sampson Community College campus this week to check in on the college and see some of the progress that continues at SCC. Senator Brent Jackson, who also attended SCC, came to get updates on all the things going on regarding the campus. Lisa Turlington, Dean of Advancement for SCC…

State College Board Member Visits SCC

A member of the State Board of Community Colleges was in town this week to pay a firsthand visit to Sampson Community College. Bill McBrayer, who also serves on the Finance, Personnel and the Accountability and Audit Committees for the college system, is on a statewide tour of the community colleges to see in person…

SCC’s Arts Support To Rescue

 [Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College has been all about new faces over the past several weeks. From new faces to the executive staff as well as a new facelift to the campus landscape, local residents are seeing a new SCC. Now, the college officially welcomes a new face to its main reception area. The…

SCC Families Grow Legacy With New Scholarship

[Clinton, N.C.] – The seeds of Sampson Community College’s rich history were planted sixty years ago, well before its roots grew into what it is today. Even before its creation, Sampson Community College (SCC)—or Sampson Technical Institute as it was called in the late sixties—was on the drawing board. That drawing board sat on the…

Temporary Connections Donates Scholarship Gift

[Clinton, N.C.] – Temporary Connections funds an annual scholarship that will be awarded for the 2018-2019 School Year. The organization has generously supported the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation since the business founders Doris Gore and Carole Robinson established the scholarship in 1998 . The Foundation awards over $100,000 in scholarship annually. The application is on the website…

Kiwanis Donate Scholarship Gift

[Clinton, N.C.] – The Clinton Kiwanis Club funds an annual scholarship that will be awarded for the 2018-2019 School Year. The club has generously supported the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation since 1993. “We want to thank the Kiwanis Club of Clinton and their members for providing annual gifts to the College’s scholarships, said SCC President Dr….

SCC Going LIVE in 3, 2, 1…

Each Spring, Sampson Community College Foundation assembles a cross-section of artists, performers, students, volunteers, SCC faculty and staff as well as business and community leaders from throughout Sampson County for a LIVE event like no other! This year, in partnership with Star Communications, the Sampson Showcase LIVE will be taking place on Tuesday, March 20 from 6 until…

‘Jackie Robinson’ Plays to SCC Crowd

[CLINTON, N.C.] – Audience participation was the name of the game as “Jackie Robinson” played to a crowd at Sampson Community College. Mike Wiley, a North Carolina based actor and playwright, played the legendary baseball player at the college’s Activities Center this week. The play reenacted Robinson’s life on and off the baseball diamond. PHOTO:…

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,…