Pell to Open Doors for More SCC Students

[Clinton, N.C.] –Sampson Community College will now be able to issue Federal Pell Grants to qualifying students for the summer semester due to the Department of Education implementation of Year-Round Pell (YRP).  Students in prior years were unable to use Pell Grant funding to cover costs and expenses incurred during the summer session if they…

SCC Nursing On Top Again

[Clinton, N.C.] – The news just keeps getting better for the Nursing departments at Sampson Community College. Associate Degree Nursing students participated in the Eighth Annual Syringe Bowl and went home champions. The Syringe Bowl is a quiz bowl event centered around preparing second level Associate Degree Nursing students for their national licensure examination.  The…

SCC Hits Home Run with Special Event

Sampson Community College continues its partnership with the Sampson Arts Council this week as the college welcomes Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart to the stage at the SCC Activities Center this Thursday, March 8th at 4pm. Funded by the North Carolina Arts Council, A Game Apart provides a glimpse of Jackie Robinson’s life during a…

SCC Nursing Leader Accepts Executive Role

On March 1st, Sampson Community College will welcome Dr. Bill Starling as its sixth President and he has already replaced his former seat at the college. Starling’s former role of Vice President of Academic Affairs and Administration will transition to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, focusing on curriculum programs and academic support. Wanda Capps, currently…

Longtime SCC Nursing Instructor Now Leads the Way

Serving as a nursing instructor at SCC for more than two decades, Veronica Stevens has seen the front lines of many successful nursing careers and now she will have a much broader role in creating them for students at the college. This week, Stevens has earned the role of role of Division Chair for Health…

SCC Class Takes Center Stage

Already known for its diverse educational opportunities such as curriculum courses in everything from welding to nursing, its continuing education classes in everything from floral design to firefighter training as well as catering to early college high school student looking to get a head start, Sampson Community College has added another feather to its cap…

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…

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…