Programs See 100% Pass Rate

The Spring semester saw major academic changes, for both students and faculty at Sampson Community College. With nearly all programs forced to move online, clinical locations for healthcare programs restricting access from students, and the Basic Law Enforcement (BLET) program scrambling to find locations for several pieces of training, instructors and students were left uncertain….

Public Safety Administration Program Begins This Fall

[CLINTON, N.C.] – In August, a new program will begin in the Public Service department at Sampson Community College—Public Safety Administration. Graduates of the program will qualify for leadership positions with government agencies, correctional facilities, police or fire departments, and other similar organizations. The degree program is more diverse than a criminal justice degree, so…

SCC BLET Achieves 100 Percent Passing Rate

When the decision was made to alter the format of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) at Sampson Community College, several conscious decisions were made to improve the learning experience of future students. Recruits were given more time for studying and review, and an emphasis was placed on professionalism. Those alterations proved to have paid off…

Cosmetology Grade-A Program at SCC

There is a recurring theme in Sampson Community College’s Cosmetology Program each time the college is scheduled for its annual inspection. The program always passes with straight-A’s and this year is no different. “This is always great news,” says Loreta Jones, Cosmetology Department Chair at SCC. “Our instructors always come through for us in the…

New SCC BLET Director Takes the Reins

There’s a new Sheriff in town. Not literally, but there is a new Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Director at Sampson Community College. Anthony Davis, who also serves as the Clinton Police Department’s Assistant Chief of Police is now the college’s new leader of the BLET program as well. Davis is hoping that his background…

SCC Grad Hires Coming in Waves—and Curls

For many, doing your hair and nails during work hours is something that could get you fired. For three Sampson Community College graduates, it is something that can get you hired. Fantastic Sam’s, located at 1351 Sunset Avenue in Clinton, next to Walmart, now features the three on its staff, offering clients a very public…

Cosmetology at SCC a Grade-A Program

Sampson Community College once again goes to the head of the class. In the last two weeks, SCC has received top honors for its Truck Driver Training program and its LPN to RN nursing program. Now, the college’s Cosmetology program has received an A on its report card as well. “The State Inspector was very…

SCC’s BLET Program Helps Protect and Serve

Building a strong team of first responders is important for any community. Fortunately, at Sampson Community College, this is one of the many things it does well. As the date draws near for the next Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy, instructors are urging those interested to begin their career path today. “This is your chance…

SCC Student First to Be State Certified

One of Sampson Community College’s newest programs is already proving to be a success. The Natural Hair Care course was designed last year and introduced in the fall of 2018. Alicia Best, who immediately signed up when she heard about it, became the first student to become state certified after completing the program. “We are…

New BLET Classes Start at SCC

Each cycle, Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) students at Sampson Community College are anxious to receive training that will allow them to serve and protect the communities we live in. This new year is no different as BLET gets underway at SCC. “This class will have 36-blocks of instruction,” says SCC BLET Director, Jennifer Wiley….

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…

Program Makes Degree More Affordable

If you ever wanted a criminal justice career but haven’t started your studies yet, you may be in luck. A program offered to Sampson Community College students through the North Carolina Department of Justice could make a significant impact against financial obstacles in pursuit of a solid career path. The N.C. Criminal Justice Fellows Program…