Kiwanis of Clinton Funds Annual SCC Scholarship

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On June 9, 2022, Gail Gainey, Secretary of the Kiwanis Club of Clinton, presented the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation with a check to help finance the Clinton Kiwanis Scholarship Fund at SCC for the 2022-2023 academic year. Established in 1997 by the Kiwanis Club of Clinton, the…

Smithfield Foods, Inc. Presents SCC Foundation with Funds for Annual Scholarship

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On May 4, 2022, Rhonda Campbell, Sustainability Manager at Smithfield Foods, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with the annual monies needed to finance the 2022-2023 Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund. Established in 2013, the purpose of the Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund…

SCC Foundation Receives Gift from Sampson Partners, Inc.

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 19, 2022, Dr. Paul Viser, President of Sampson Partners, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with a check to help finance the 2022 Sampson Partners Scholarship Fund at Sampson CC. First established in 1986 as the Clinton United Services Crisis Center,…

Sampson Community College Partners with Lowe’s

[Clinton, N.C.] – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has invested $500,000 in Sampson Community College (SCC) to improve student access to Construction and Home Improvement Programs. The College recently began construction on the new Sampson Trades Center that will house short-term training programs in electrical, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, and masonry, and this gift – directed…

Fall 2021 President’s List, Dean’s List, and Honors List Announced

Each semester, we have the opportunity to celebrate the academic achievements of our students. This includes students that have received the following honors: President’s List, Dean’s List, and Honors List. Congratulations to our 2021 graduates who made this list! We look forward to seeing returning students this summer and fall! The President’s List, issued each semester,…

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…