New Campaign Promotes Scholarship for Community College Students

RALEIGH – A statewide awareness campaign, called “Time for a New YOU,” launched last week for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund that is available for eligible North Carolina community college students. GEER provides $15 million in tuition assistance to students enrolled in short-term workforce training programs in one of North Carolina’s “Great 58”…

Sampson County Couple Establishes Scholarship for Agriculture

Don and Ann Butler, longtime residents of Sampson County, committed to establishing a scholarship to benefit students of agriculture at Sampson Community College. Collectively, the Butlers have called Sampson County home for over 40 years and say establishing the scholarship is their way of giving back and hopefully inspiring the next generation of agriculture workers….

SCC Launches Career Services Portal

With the Spring semester officially underway, SCC launched a new Career Services portal this month through its partnership with College Central Network (CCN). The portal, housed on the CCN site, allows students and alumni to quickly apply to jobs and internships.  College Central Network, Inc. has relationships with several other community colleges in the state….

Longtime SCC Employee Retires After Over 30 years of Service

Before she was Vice President of Academic Affairs at Sampson Community College, Wanda Capps was Division Chair of Health Programs, and Department Chair of Nursing, and an Instructor in the Associate Degree Nursing Program; the list goes on and on. Capps’ resume tells of her journey at Sampson Community College, but the stories and experiences…

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…