SCC’s ADN Nurses Graduate

Sampson Community College celebrated its Associate Degree Nursing graduates with the 2019 Pinning Ceremony this week. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Katie Rose, Maricela Toribio-Torres, Jessica Tart, Shanessa Jordan, Cari Dickinson, Elena Castillo, Lydia Halstead, Shanell Baig, Jennifer Burrows, Elizabeth Cottle, Laurie Garcia and Hannah Shipp. Secon row, left to right are Ashley…

SCC Students Working Together

For years, the Nursing department at Sampson Community College has resided directly above the Cosmetology department in SCC’s Technology Building. This week, however, the two are coming together for reasons that will benefit students in each dept. “Today senior nursing students are having their graduation pictures with their nursing caps done,” says Krystle Edge, SCC…

Viking Spotlight: Mary Johnson

by Anna Blount Mary Johnson graduated with honors from Clinton High School as part of the Class of 2018. Mary has lived in Turkey, North Carolina her entire life.   She has her own photography company, MJ photography, and works as a lifeguard at Kirtwood pool during the summer. In high school, Mary took twenty-one hours of classes through the…

LPN Class Pinned

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing program held its annual pinning ceremony this week. This comes on the heels of a string of successes the nursing programs at SCC have continued to enjoy. Practical Nursing.org ranked Sampson Community College’s LPN program as number two in the state this year. The LPN program…

SCC Nurses Practice in the Field

[Clinton, N.C.] – Nursing students from Sampson Community College are not stuck in a classroom all day. Thanks to a grant, nursing students are able to visit several farms across the area and provide health and wellness checks to farmworkers in our local communities. The program is Farmworkers Health or Farmworkers Outreach. The North Carolina…

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…

SCC Nursing On Top Again

[Clinton, N.C.] – The news just keeps getting better for the Nursing departments at Sampson Community College. Associate Degree Nursing students participated in the Eighth Annual Syringe Bowl and went home champions. The Syringe Bowl is a quiz bowl event centered around preparing second level Associate Degree Nursing students for their national licensure examination.  The…

Longtime SCC Nursing Instructor Now Leads the Way

Serving as a nursing instructor at SCC for more than two decades, Veronica Stevens has seen the front lines of many successful nursing careers and now she will have a much broader role in creating them for students at the college. This week, Stevens has earned the role of role of Division Chair for Health…