ACE Students Perk Up SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] –Those needing a pick-me-up on the campus at Sampson Community College this week did not have to look to far to get it. Students from the Academy of Continuing Excellence (ACE) program opened their Rise and Shine Coffee Shop and the reviews were positive. “We actually had a very good showing on this…

SCC Course Hits Highest-Ever Female Enrollment

[Clinton, N.C.] – When you find yourself in an emergency and need help, you don’t have time to care about whether the person who comes to your aid is male or female, you just need the help. Apparently, students enrolling in Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training course have gotten the message. “This is…

SCC Debuts Long Anticipated Program

[Clinton, N.C.] – Due to the commitment of Sampson Community College providing affordable education and workforce training, the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is introducing its newest program – Natural Hair Care. With a commitment to meet public demands, the program will start in the fall semester. The program design creates opportunities for individuals…

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…

Interpreter Shows Versatility of Spanish Program

[Clinton, N.C.] – An act of kindness can cause a domino effect. That is the signature line in the email from Evert Cruz. A student in Sampson Community College’s Cultural Immersion class, Cruz is also a teacher and Spanish translator for Sampson County Schools. He is taking the course at SCC as part of professional…

Program ‘Promises’ to Bring Students Out to SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College held its Career and College Promise (CCP) fall semester orientation this week to local high school students. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a tuition-free head start on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. The college held…

SCC’s Welding Leader Returns Home     

[Clinton, N.C.] – It is not every day that you can say the leader of a group has almost half a century in his field with no signs of stopping. For Sampson Community College, that is exactly what Dale Godbold brings to the table. Godbold is the new Lead Welding instructor at the college. “He…

BLET Training Drives Home Safety

[Clinton, N.C.] – Law enforcement officers face potential danger on a daily basis. From showing up to domestic situations without knowing what they will find to dealing with violent criminals to everyday misdemeanors, officers see it all. One area that is often overlooked when considering such dangers is simply driving while on the job. Sampson…

Learning With a Twist

[Clinton, N.C.] – Amber Clark is ahead of the curve when it comes to trying her technique in the cosmetology department at Sampson Community College. Clark worked on a two-strand twist this week, a style created by taking a section of hair, splitting it in two and wrapping each section around the other, until the…

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…

SCC Cosmetology Student Blazing a Trail

[Clinton, N.C.] – Jon Daugtry is not your traditional student. Literally. He is considered to be what is referred to as a “non-traditional” student at Sampson Community College. The term “non-traditional” usually refers to programs or jobs that have been traditionally filled by one gender. The US Department of Labor defines non-traditional occupations as occupations for which individuals from one gender…

Breaking Down Language Barriers

[CLINTON, N.C.] – One of the best ways Sampson Community College affects its community is by creating programs and courses to accommodate the needs within its specific area. For instance, Sampson County is known as an agri-business mainstay and SCC has adapted with its course offerings. Another very large portion of the county is the Spanish speaking…