SCC Nursing Program Creates Generation of Nurses

This May, the Associate Degree Nursing program at Sampson Community College graduated 43 students. For three nursing students—Madison Davis, Jessica Gautier, and Julie (Maddy) Peterson— being graduates of an SCC nursing program is a part of a family legacy. Each has a parent who graduated from an SCC nursing program years ago. For some of…

Mary Brown’s Impact at SCC Evident Years Later

She grew up in a small community between Ingold and Garland called ‘Rileytown.’ Mary Brown says you probably haven’t heard of it, but it’s where she grew up. Eventually, she would find herself at Winston Salem State University, called Winston-Salem Teachers College, studying to be a nurse. After living in New York for some time,…

SCC’s Practical Nursing 100% Again

At Sampson Community College, the Nursing programs and success are synonymous. The latest news for the Practical Nursing Class of 2019 is that it has achieved a 100% passing rate on its licensure exams. The exams are required and administered by the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) by individual State Boards of…

SCC Nursing Accolades Continue

As is often the case, a national organization has placed Sampson Community College’s Nursing program in the upper echelon of programs in North Carolina. The latest report coming from NursingExplorer.com Out of 75 programs throughout the state of North Carolina, SCC was ranked seventh for its Registered Nursing and fourteenth for its Licensed Practical Nursing…

SCC Sends Nurses Into The Field

Sampson County area is about to be better cared for than ever as the latest crop of Licensed Practical Nursing graduates from Sampson Community College is pinned. “The health division at Sampson Community College is proud of this group of Practical Nursing graduates,” says Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at SCC. “They have…

Medical Assisting Receives National Accreditation

Sampson Community College continues to create opportunities for students to participate in accredited programs. This week, SCC’s Medical Assisting program received news from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) that it has joined the list. “This is fabulous news,” said Dr. Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at the college….

SCC Nursing Receives Top Honors

Being at or near the top is not something new to Sampson Community College. Recently, reports from the NCCCS showed the college’s Truck Driver Training program ranked first in the state. Now, a national organization called RegisteredNursing.org, has released similar news about the college’s nursing program. That organization ranks SCC fourth in the nation for…

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…