Students Weld SCC and City Together in Project

Sampson Community College is known for its contribution to residents of Clinton in everything between early college to college transfer. From producing police officers and EMS workers to training employees of companies in the region. Now, SCC’s welding department wanted to do something nice for the city’s furry residents as well. The creation of the…

SCC Unveils 50th Collaborative Artwork

To celebrate Sampson Community College’s 50th anniversary, the SCC Foundation brought together local artists from right here in Sampson County to create a one-of-kind art piece that truly embodies the word “community”. The idea was the brainchild of SCC Foundation Executive Director, Lisa Turlington, who was inspired by a previous art project that currently hangs…

Military Vet Trains SCC Students

#SampsonCC‘s Criminal Justice Technology program offers Crisis Intervention as part of the criminal justice degree. This semester, Officer Stephen Gardner, is teaching both Crisis Intervention (CJC 225) and Ethics (CJC 212). Officer Gardner served in the United States military as an MP (military police officer), in Iraq and also along side of the Danish Army…

SCC Instructor Puts Dent into Number of Car Crashes

Sgt. Wayne Dienhart is best be known in the community through his work with the Sampson County Sheriff’s Department for more than two decades. What some may not realize is that he has taken his skills into the classroom as well. He has been teaching in Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy for…

SCC, NC State Creating Pathways to Success

Many Sampson Community College students completing the Animal Science Program at SCC go straight into the workforce with strong local companies, while others may choose to further their education and transfer to 4 year institutions such as NCSU.   This week,  students from the SCC Applied Animal Science Program had an opportunity to visit NC State University…

50th Spotlight: Captain J. F. Royal

“Taking BLET has led to my 24-year career at the Dunn Police Department” states Royal. A graduate of Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program in 1993, this accomplishment was only the beginning of Captain J. F. Royal’s journey.  He continues, “Additionally, those classes I took prior to enrolling in the BLET program…

SCC Recognizes Industry Partnerships

As Sampson Community College celebrates 50 years, it is an honor to recognize the industry partnerships formed through the Customized Training Program (CTP) which provides education, training, & support services to Sampson County business/industry. Since the inception of the program, an array of businesses and industries have become strong partners, including: Brooks Brothers – Clinton…

SCC Receives South River EMC Grant

Thank you South River EMC for supporting the needs of your service community and Sampson Community College as SCC’s Academic Success Center received $5,000 through South River EMC’s Operation Roundup Grant. Located on the SCC campus, the Academic Success Center (ASC) plays a vital role in achieving the College’s mission by providing students with opportunities…

SCC President Speaks at Community College Day Event in Fayetteville

The impact of community colleges are felt through every level of the State….the students of today are the employees within our communities tomorrow. Community College Day was an event held at Fayetteville Technical Community College on Monday, March 27th designed to bring awareness of the opportunities community colleges provide for students. Dr. Hutchins, President of…

New Chapter Begins for SCC Instructor, Author

Sometimes dreams come true. Sometimes you just have to wait for 35 years for them to happen. Lew Gravis, College Transfer instructor for Sampson Community College has an affinity for writing. After all, Gravis won an award for writing in fourth grade for his poetry, another award for his writing in high school, re-scripted Star…

50th Spotlight: Daniel Moesch

Upon retirement after serving two deployments overseas and 23 years in Army as a Black Hawk Helicopter Mechanic and First Sergeant, Daniel Moesch, this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary spotlight, wanted to come back to school to learn a trade as he entered the workforce. During his journey at SCC as a full time…

Going LIVE in 3, 2, ….

Each Spring, Sampson Community College Foundation assembles a cross-section of artists, performers, students, volunteers, SCC faculty and staff as well as business and community leaders from throughout Sampson County for a LIVE event like no other! This year, in partnership with Star Communications, the Sampson Showcase LIVE will be taking place on Tuesday, March 14…