SCC BLET Achieves 100 Percent Passing Rate

When the decision was made to alter the format of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) at Sampson Community College, several conscious decisions were made to improve the learning experience of future students. Recruits were given more time for studying and review, and an emphasis was placed on professionalism. Those alterations proved to have paid off…

SCC Board of Trustees Elects New Leadership

Last week, the Sampson Community College Board of Trustees met to elect a new chair and vice-chair for the 2020-2021 year. Dr. Ted Thomas and Ms. Larinda Haight were elected as the new Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees, respectively. Elected by their peer board members, both say they are excited to begin…

SCC Secures Funding for Creation of Sampson Trades Center

[CLINTON, N.C.] – Last week, the Golden LEAF Foundation announced $12.2 million in funding, included was a $1 million grant for Sampson Community College, solidifying the College’s plan for the renovation and development of the Sampson Trades Center. The grant, along with several other investments, allows for the expansion of vocational trades education and opportunities…

SCC Set to Launch New Programs This Fall

This fall, Sampson Community College will launch four new programs. The four programs are Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC), Construction Management, Electrical Systems Technology, and Public Safety Administration. Leaders and instructors at SCC have been coordinating for months to establish the programs. Graduates of each program will receive an Associates of Applied Science….

President’s List – Fall 2018

Didn’t find your name? Check out our Honors / Dean’s List! Honors/Dean’s List – Fall 2018 Success is what we’re all about here at Sampson Community College! So, we would like to recognize the following students for their success in achieving academic excellence: President’s List The President’s List, issued each semester, includes students who attain…

Honors/Dean’s List – Fall 2018

Didn’t find your name? Check out our President’s List instead! President’s List – Fall 2018 Success is what we’re all about here at Sampson Community College! So, we would like to recognize the following students for their success in achieving academic excellence: Honors List – Part-time Students The Honors List, issued each semester, includes students…

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…

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 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…

Ambulance to the Rescue at SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – In the unfortunate event that you should ever need to call 911 in a life or death situation, it pays to have people show up who know how to help. Thanks to a donation made to Sampson Community College by Sampson County EMS. Now, the college has yet another tool to make…

Site Visit Bolsters SCC Programs

[Clinton, N.C.] – Students at Sampson Community College can rest assured the programs they take are in good hands as the college is in constant preparation to seek room for improvement. A recent invitation to the North Carolina Office of EMS (NC OEMS) for a site visit is a testament to that commitment. The NC…