Taste of NC at SCC

#SampsonCC nursing instructor Robin Bradshaw gave visitors to the college a North Carolina welcome this week. ACEN, or better known as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, sent evaluators as part of the national accrediting body for nursing schools–for both 2 year and 4 year school–to SCC’s nursing department this week for review. Being that…

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…

From the Classroom to the World of Work

This year, Nathan McKee joined Sampson Community College and is wasting no time trying to get students from the classroom to the world of work. McKee, the Department Chair for Computer Information Technology and Security at SCC, hosted the Networking Academy Talent Bridge Virtual Job Connection event at the college this week. The event was sponsored…

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…