Learning With a Twist

[Clinton, N.C.] – Amber Clark is ahead of the curve when it comes to trying her technique in the cosmetology department at Sampson Community College. Clark worked on a two-strand twist this week, a style created by taking a section of hair, splitting it in two and wrapping each section around the other, until the…

Local Worksites Become SCC Classrooms

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College (SCC) provides business and industry education, training, and support services under the auspice of the Customized Training Program Area. The program has been in existence for more than 50 years and it has created rewarding and positive experiences.  SCC continues to adhere to its mission to provide workforce training…

SCC Graduates Largest Nursing Class Ever

[Clinton, N.C.] – A cornerstone program at Sampson Community College continues to break the mold and shatter expectations. The college’s Associate Degree Nursing program graduated its largest class in the history of SCC this week with forty five nurses. At a pinning ceremony (graduation) this week at the Clinton Family Worship Center, the facility was…

For Twins, CCP Program Twice as Nice

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College held its annual College and Career Promise orientation this week to a packed house. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a tuition-free jumpstart on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. As has been the case for most…

Coffee Serves Up More Than Conversation

[Clinton, N.C.] – A chance meeting is all it takes sometimes. Tony Gonzalez only came out to Sampson Community College’s first-ever Coffee with a Cop event two years ago out of curiosity. While he was there, he met a dog from a police canine unit, a meeting that happened to be photographed and published by…

Breaking Down Language Barriers

[CLINTON, N.C.] – One of the best ways Sampson Community College affects its community is by creating programs and courses to accommodate the needs within its specific area. For instance, Sampson County is known as an agri-business mainstay and SCC has adapted with its course offerings. Another very large portion of the county is the Spanish speaking…

SCC Going LIVE in 3, 2, 1…

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 20 from 6 until…

‘Jackie Robinson’ Plays to SCC Crowd

[CLINTON, N.C.] – Audience participation was the name of the game as “Jackie Robinson” played to a crowd at Sampson Community College. Mike Wiley, a North Carolina based actor and playwright, played the legendary baseball player at the college’s Activities Center this week. The play reenacted Robinson’s life on and off the baseball diamond. PHOTO:…

All Roads Lead to SCC for Local Trooper

For State Highway patrolman Bryan Smith, it’s not enough to make sure drivers are educated and safe on North Carolina roads. For him, it’s also important to teach future officers the fundamentals that will serve the same purpose off the road. Smith, who protects our roads full time, also serves as an instructor for Sampson…

SCC Hits Home Run with Special Event

Sampson Community College continues its partnership with the Sampson Arts Council this week as the college welcomes Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart to the stage at the SCC Activities Center this Thursday, March 8th at 4pm. Funded by the North Carolina Arts Council, A Game Apart provides a glimpse of Jackie Robinson’s life during a…

Civil Rights the Theme of SCC Reenactment

Black history month is traditionally recognized in February but according to organizers of an event held at Sampson Community College this week, civil rights and equality should be something we welcome year round. For years, SCC has hosted at least one major Black History Month event in some form. This time, one of Sampson Community…