SCC Board of Trustees Welcomes Division and Department Chairs into Board Meeting

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 12, 2022, Sampson Community College’s (SCC) Board of Trustees (BOT) welcomed SCC’s Division and Department Chairs for an informal time of fellowship prior to their monthly board meeting. The Board of Trustees wants to personally know SCC’s academic leaders and learn more about their experiences in…

Sampson CC Employees Graduate From NCCCLP

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 8, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) employees Lisa Turlington, Dean of Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation, and Emily Brown, Director of Secondary Partnerships and Student Success, graduated from the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program (NCCCLP) as part of the NCCCLP cohort class of…

SCC Instructor Seeks Chemistry With Students

Sampson Community College welcomed a lot of new faces to campus this year, hiring several new employees. One of those hired is a new Chemistry instructor working in the College Transfer department. ”My aim is to introduce our students to my love of Chemistry,” says Charisse Stephens. “I want to share with them my passion…

SCC Club Weaves Goodwill in the Community

Sampson Community College’s Crochet Club has been very busy this year. The club, which is known for its charity among nursing home facilities in the area, made its most recent delivery to Southwood Nursing Home with two dozen blankets. “We are always excited to see the looks on people’s faces when we deliver the blankets,”…

Viking Spotlight: Perry Gillespie

Written by Anna Blount Welcome back, Vikings! The Spring 2019 semester is now underway at Sampson Community College. Many high school students across Sampson county take dual enrollment classes through Sampson Community College. Yet, few students know about the mastermind behind their incredible opportunities. Perry Gillespie is the Director of the Career and College Promise…

Organization Reps Faculty Senate at SCC

The SCC Faculty Senate Meet-and-Greet was held this week at the campus of Sampson Community College. Faculty and Staff were able to meet representatives of the organization. The Second Annual event is an opportunity for the employees to mix, mingle and munch, while members of the Faculty Senate answered questions faculty might have, but the…

SGA Welcomes Students Back

[Clinton, N.C.] – Fall is the sign of a new academic year for students at Sampson Community College and the Student Government Association wants to ring in the new year. The SGA held its welcome back celebration this week at SCC. PHOTO:  Library Services Coordinator Shelley Ryals helps students find information at the event. In…

SCC Instructor Retiring After Four Decades of Service

[CLINTON, N.C.] – Odds are if you are an adult in Sampson County, you have taken a class offered by Paul Wolf. Wolf, a Psychology instructor at Sampson Community College, has taught here for 38 years. The college just celebrated its 50th Anniversary last year and Wolf has been there for most of them. Things…

SCC’s Welding Leader Returns Home     

[Clinton, N.C.] – It is not every day that you can say the leader of a group has almost half a century in his field with no signs of stopping. For Sampson Community College, that is exactly what Dale Godbold brings to the table. Godbold is the new Lead Welding instructor at the college. “He…

Hands-on Training Not Just For Students

[Clinton, N.C.] – Chet Bass, Department Chair for Sampson Community College’s Applied Animal Science Technology program, believes in hands-on training for his students. Over the past few months alone, Animal Science students have made several field trips to local farms to participate in health and wellness checks for cattle. His hands-on training isn’t limited to…

BLET Director Brings Training Home

 [Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College is known for having developed some of the best law enforcement officers in the area through its Criminal Justice Technology and Basic Law Enforcement training programs. One way to keep up this reputation is to ensure that those who provide that training stay at the top of their game…