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,…

SCC Foundation Pushing College Forward

[Clinton, N.C.] – This year’s annual meeting of the Sampson Community College Foundation board brought forth reminders of how many lives the Foundation affects each year. This year’s meeting was hosted by Dr. Paul Viser and his wife, Diane. Viser, who has served as President for the past two years, joined forces with Director Lisa…

Chamber, SCC Team for First-Ever Event

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson County is about to make history. The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Sampson Community College and the Small Business Center to bring the county’s first-ever Food Truck Rodeo to the public. The event will be hosted on the SCC main campus. “A food truck rodeo is a gathering of…

First Annual Food Truck Rodeo Spotlight: Southern Smoke BBQ

[Clinton, N.C.] – It’s not hard to find Matt Register on Thursday and Friday mornings in Garland, NC. Just follow the smell of smoked barbecue and it will lead you right to him. Register’s company Southern Smoke BBQ is one of the vendors already signed on to participate in the county’s First Annual Food Truck…