SCC Foundation Set to Host Annual Golf Tournament

It’s officially fall, and the Sampson Community College Foundation is preparing for its annual Sampson Classic Golf Tournament in memory of longtime supporter of the college, Bill Johnson. This year, the Foundation will host the 18th annual Sampson Classic Golf Tournament at Lakewood Country Club on Friday, November 6. As the giving arm of the…

2020 Faculty and Staff EXCEL Award Recipients Honored

Each year, as the college anticipates its annual Campus Drive – typically one of its first fundraising events of the year – nominations begin to roll in for the Faculty and Staff EXCEL Awards. The EXCEL Awards recognize two Sampson Community College employees who go above and beyond in their daily workplace and community. Nominators…

Mary Brown’s Impact at SCC Evident Years Later

She grew up in a small community between Ingold and Garland called ‘Rileytown.’ Mary Brown says you probably haven’t heard of it, but it’s where she grew up. Eventually, she would find herself at Winston Salem State University, called Winston-Salem Teachers College, studying to be a nurse. After living in New York for some time,…

SCC’s Commitment Steers Campus Drive

There is, perhaps, no better indicator that the faculty and staff of Sampson Community College believes in the service that they provide the community than the annual campus drive fundraiser among employees. SCC is the only community college in the state of North Carolina that has enjoyed full participation in donations from its employees since…

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…

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…

SCC Foundation’s Roots Remain Strong Through Change

Sampson Community College’s Foundation Board is the muscle behind SCC. From providing scholarships for students to expanding infrastructure on campus, the group has been relied on for more than three decades to help make SCC exceptional. This week, the board held its annual meeting to review recent accomplishments but more importantly to progress and to…

Troopers Offer Highway to Success for Students

To protect and serve…and educate. The most recent donation to Sampson Community College’s Foundation comes from a place that also exists to support its community. Trooper Steven Naylor of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol paid a visit to the college this week to present a $5,000 to the college for student scholarships. “What we…

Back to the Future for SCC Sports

Many may not realize that Sampson Community College has a glorious past when it comes to competitive sports. The SCC Vikings have had some great athletes come through its doors and there were times in the colleges’ history that the talent was fully on display. This week Charles Williams, former SCC basketball star visited the…

SCC Paves the Way for New Facility

A new era at Sampson Community College is officially underway and this week’s events are no different. A long-awaited project to replace the college’s current welding facility with a brand new 10,000 square foot facility is now more than just a plan. “We have begun the demolition process of the building that currently sits where…

SCC Students Clear a Path to Progress

Who better to kick off a project that will positively impact so many lives in Sampson County than the college with a track record of doing so. Students in Sampson Community College’s building and construction classes began preparing the campus for its Develop the East project this week. “We have integrated equipment operation classes into…

Scholarship to Help Welding Students at SCC

Thanks to a special gift from the family of former student, Daniel Best, future students of Sampson Community College’s Welding Technology program will be able to get their degree and pursue a career in welding. Beth Best, mother of Daniel who passed away late last year has established the Daniel Best Memorial Scholarship through the…