First Annual Food Truck Rodeo Spotlight: Dairy Queen

[Clinton, N.C.] – An old favorite will be front and center when Sampson County’s First Annual Food Truck Rodeo takes place next week. The Dairy Queen truck will be on the campus of Sampson Community College to cool down those who come out trying to beat the heat. “Our location is outside city limits,” says…

First Annual Food Truck Rodeo Spotlight: Somethin’ Good

[Clinton, N.C.] – If you’re looking for Somethin’ Good to eat, look no further than the First Annual Sampson County Food Truck Rodeo to be held on September 12th at Sampson Community College. One of the food truck vendors that will make an appearance is none other than an already-popular Duplin county truck, Somethin’ Good,…

First Annual Food Truck Rodeo Spotlight: Southern Smoke BBQ

[Clinton, N.C.] – It’s not hard to find Matt Register on Thursday and Friday mornings in Garland, NC. Just follow the smell of smoked barbecue and it will lead you right to him. Register’s company Southern Smoke BBQ is one of the vendors already signed on to participate in the county’s First Annual Food Truck…

Hydraulics Raising the Bar for Project IMPACT

[Clinton, N.C.] – Students participating in Telamon’s Project IMPACT program at Sampson Community College this summer had a chance this week to see hydraulics in action. This week’s sessions took place in the college’s Industrial Maintenance area. “We are giving them a basic knowledge of hydraulics,” says David Locklear, Industrial Maintenance instructor at SCC. “How…

Local Business Keeps SCC Trucking on Track

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Truck Driver Training program has been popular at the college for years but you will not be able to tell that by looking at them. Local business Davis’ Auto Body & Paint in Clinton have placed the final changes on one of the trucks. After having been taken apart…

Vikings, Pirates Chart Course for Success

[Clinton, N.C.] – Students attending Sampson Community College can now be Vikings and Pirates at the same time. SCC has signed a co-admission agreement with East Carolina University, which will improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative degree completion program. “For students who are unable to interrupt their lives to attend classes, SCC…

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 Making IMPACT on Youth

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College continues its partnership with Project IMPACT (Improving Achievement for Children in Tobacco) this week. The program is an eight-week summer program for youth that features a full day of hands-on and project-based learning, creative arts and healthy living activities, leadership development, and career exploration. “We have had the pleasure…

SCC Going LIVE in 3, 2, 1…

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 20 from 6 until…

SCC Announces New Academic Partnerships

While there is already an agreement between North Carolina Community Colleges and The University of North Carolina System known as the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement to allow for transfer of community college students to public state universities, these new partnerships will broaden the transfer opportunities available to students here at SCC following graduation: Sampson Community College is excited…

SCC Awarded $1.74 Million Grant

We’re excited to share a big win for the college! The US Department of Commerce has awarded Sampson Community College $1.74 million for our new Welding and Metal Fabrication Building!! Thank you to all who offered letters of support, beneficiary documents with numbers, or kinds words of encouragement. We would especially like to acknowledge Lisa Turlington,…

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…