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…

Practice Makes Perfect for SCC Students

[Clinton, N.C.] – An important element in beef production is the attention to detail paid during the calving process. Calving, or assisting in the birth of a baby calf, is not as simple as merely helping the calf into the world. There are many difficulties which can occur during the process. Students in Sampson Community…

SCC Provides Great Foundation for Training

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Building Construction Technology department has received publicity for making real houses that are actually sold to real customers. From flooring, to windows and doors, to electrical wiring, SCC students get to do the work firsthand. Not to be overlooked, the groundwork on which homes are placed is perhaps the…

SCC Aides Agri-business Industries

[Clinton, N.C.] – Hog farming, an important part of North Carolina agriculture, is a catalyst to building a stronger economy and building partnerships throughout communities to improve the quality of life.  Sampson Community College supports the industry to enrich student knowledge and skills that provide maintenance support to sustain growth, maximize resources, and remain good…

Paramedic Program a Lifesaver for Students

Sampson Community College has a long history of sending out quality candidates to serve as first responders in their communities, Basic Law Enforcement Training being one of the most popular. Now, SCC is planning to send paramedics to the rescue with its Paramedic Curriculum Program. The course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication…

The Bottom Line: Doing Business Requires Accounting

Ever wonder how businesses get it all done when it comes to payroll, accounts receivable or inventory? Virtually every business or company has a payroll and accounts receivable to manage; and when it comes to a company’s bottom line, accurately and efficiently tracking this information is critical. Thus, the ability to use software applications pertaining…

Building Critical Skills of Speed & Accuracy

by Jennifer Wiley Students are enjoying their OST 132 class (Keyboard Skill Building) with their instructor and Department Chair Benita Hayes. This course is a hybrid class which meets once per week throughout Spring semester for a face to face session and then the remaining class hours are met through the use of Moodle, our…