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…

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…

NC Senator Brent Jackson Visits Sampson CC

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] –  On Friday, March 25, Senator Brent Jackson paid a visit to Sampson Community College (SCC) to tour the college’s new facilities and discuss SCC’s role in serving Sampson County. Senator Jackson began the morning by eating breakfast with SCC’s Board of Trustees and Senior Administrative Team before visiting…

Community College System President Pays Visit to SCC

[CLINTON, N.C.] – Newly elected North Carolina Community College System President, Thomas Stith, visited Sampson Community College on Thursday to share his goals and plans for the state’s “Great 58” community colleges — including Sampson. Stith met with various leaders across campus. Stith, who took on the role in January, shared what he calls the…

Nursing Students Assist with COVID Vaccination Clinics

In February, the Sampson County Health Department planned to expand their COVID-19 vaccination clinics to include Wednesdays. With that additional day came the need for more manpower, and in came Sampson Community College nursing students. Students from the Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing programs have assisted with the initiatives of the Health Department administration…

SCC Psychology Club’s Hairy Situation

Sampson Community College has a rich history of reaching out to the community to help where needed. This week, members of the college’s Psychology Club even stepped across county lines to help some very special members of the community. “As a club, we traveled to Fayetteville this weekend to support pet adoptions,” said Sarah Burgin,…

Food Truck Event at SCC a Success

Sampson Community College was the site for one of the largest neighborhood cookouts around the county this week. The college, in partnership with the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce, made history as county’s first-ever Food Truck Rodeo was held on campus. “Food truck rodeos are great,” says Bart Rice, Director of the Small Business Center at…

Popular Service Expands at SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Cosmetology students are once again offering their services to the public. This has become quite a popular program in the community, not only among faculty and staff but for the public as well. “Our set up here is really a win-win for everybody,” says Loreta Jones, Cosmetology Department Chair…

SCC Students Raising Awareness

[Clinton, N.C.] – Students from Sampson Community College made the trek to Fayetteville this week to participate in the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The students brought a few friends and their children as well. “Alzheimer’s affects many families,” says Sarah Burgin, Psychology Instructor at Sampson Community College, who organized the trip for students. “Whether…

First Annual Food Truck Rodeo Spotlight: Dairy Queen

[Clinton, N.C.] – An old favorite will be front and center when Sampson County’s First Annual Food Truck Rodeo takes place next week. The Dairy Queen truck will be on the campus of Sampson Community College to cool down those who come out trying to beat the heat. “Our location is outside city limits,” says…

First Annual Food Truck Rodeo Spotlight: Somethin’ Good

[Clinton, N.C.] – If you’re looking for Somethin’ Good to eat, look no further than the First Annual Sampson County Food Truck Rodeo to be held on September 12th at Sampson Community College. One of the food truck vendors that will make an appearance is none other than an already-popular Duplin county truck, Somethin’ Good,…