SCC IT Department Moves 100 Percent Online

This spring, nearly every higher education institution moved its courses online, and every institution forced itself to find ways to make it work. When Sampson Community College made its move to fully online instruction, Information Technology Department Chair, Nathan McKee, saw it as a positive. He realized how much more accessible his program could be…

Parker’s Journey to Sampson County IT Was Full Circle

Growing up, Brendan Parker loved computers and video games. As he grew older, he began tinkering on his personal computer. He found that he loved finding a problem with his computer and trying to solve it. His interest with problem solving and understanding the ins and outs of technology continued to grow. After graduating from…

Networking Pays Off for SCC Student

For one student enrolled in Sampson Community College’s Networking Management program, success has come faster than the speed of a network router. Darien Knapp, who is set to graduate this summer with an AAS degree in Network Management, has accepted a position with Cisco, located in Research Triangle Park. Cisco is a worldwide technology company…

SCC’s Cyber Defense Team No Hacks

Sampson Community College’s Cyber Defense Team finished higher than two other schools in a competition it had never been a part of. The event was an excellent primer for a group of students not knowing what to expect at the event. Students from Sampson Community College competed in this year’s Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition….

SCC to Compete in Cyber Defense Competition

Students from Sampson Community College will compete in this year’s Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition. In February, the preliminary exercise will be held at SCC. If the team makes the top eight, they will compete in regionals in Georgia. Sponsored by Kennesaw State University, winners of the regionals will represent the southeast at the National…

Local Industry Leaders Connect at SCC

Business and industry is the heart of any community and so is the training that supplies the workforce for those companies. Business leaders from the area toured Sampson Community College today to offer feedback and advice on how to strengthen our workforce by continuing to offer the most effective training possible for students and future…

Clinton Native’s Education a Well-Traveled Journey

Born and raised in Sampson County, Larry Boone’s acquisition of life lessons and education was gained from here, up and down the United States. After years of experience under his belt, Larry returned home and is on his way to earning his degree. Life lessons stretched from the southern to northern United States but back…

‘Geek’ Makes Broken Phones Thing of the Past

Alex Garcia wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he signed up for Sampson Community College’s Early College High School a few years ago. Coming out of middle school, he didn’t want to give up the friends he saw every day in the hallways, but he knew that being on the college campus would…

SCC Student Plugged in to Career

[Clinton, N.C.] – Innovation is the name of the game when it comes to Sampson Community College’s Information Technology program. As a matter of fact, as SCC student Myles Claybrook puts it “It is the wave of the future.” Claybrook, who had originally chosen a different academic career path when he first came to the…