50th Spotlight: Eddie Hines

Eddie Hines made a huge impression on his SCC family during his years at Sampson Community College as both a developmental instructor and former chair of General Education (now College Transfer). Though Eddie passed last summer, memories of Eddie on campus remain. Carole Phipps, SCC’s Division Chair Arts and Sciences recalled, “Eddie was probably one of…

50th Spotlight: Paul Wolf

“Dear Student,” reflects Paul Wolf, a College Transfer Faculty Member and this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary spotlight, “even though knowledge and technology are likely to continue to increase astronomically during SCC’s second fifty years, some timeless truths will remain the same because human nature is a constant.” With over thirty-six and a half…

50th Spotlight: Ashley Register

Upon graduating Lakewood High School, Ashley Register was uncertain about her career path, but after a friend’s suggestion to consider Sampson Community College, she sought guidance on a career path and how to apply. “I was encouraged after meeting with a counselor within Student Services at SCC as they offered guidance to identify my strengths,…

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…

50th Spotlight: Walt Smith

“Dear Student,” reflects Continuing Education instructor, Walt Smith, “learn to read, write, observe, draw and think on you own that is assisted, not dominated, with technology and digital services”. Walt Smith, this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary Spotlight, first joined SCC in 1986 teaching studio visual art classes. In this role, he conducted classes…

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…

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…

SCC House Provides Shelter For Learning

House #6 is currently FOR SALE and is priced at $55,000. Anyone needing more information about the program or purchasing the house can contact Barney Grady at bgrady@sampsoncc.edu or at 910-592-8081 extension 7005. Any time you can foster an idea that provides a win-win scenario all the way around, you build on it. And that’s exactly…

SCC Foundation Continues to Make College Stronger

It’s no secret that the Sampson Community College Foundation works hard to support the hopes and dreams that SCC’s students share but support does not end there. Each year, the Sampson Community College’s Foundation also awards grants to its faculty and staff at the college to help them achieve their own education goals. This type…

50th Spotlight: Denise Rackley

“Dear Student, take advantage of your local community college” emphasizes Denise Rackley, Sampson Community College former student and retiree, “Get your first two years of education here as it is much cheaper than beginning at a four-year school and this time can help you narrow down what program you’d like to enter when you transfer. If you’re not interested in…

50th Spotlight: Sabrina Pope

“Dear Student,” smiles Sampson Community College graduate and current nursing instructor Sabrina Pope, “reflect upon the words of Nelson Mandela throughout your journey: education is a powerful weapon that you use to change the world. Additionally, resolve to make a lasting, positive impact wherever you go.” As Sampson Community College celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2017,…