Viking Spotlight: Rutben Cruz Serves as SGA Vice President

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – Back in August, Rutben Cruz, a current junior at Sampson Early College High School (SECHS), was elected 2022-2023 Vice President of Sampson Community College’s (SCC) Student Government Association (SGA), serving beside Taylor Hill, SGA President. Through his new SGA role, Cruz plans to bring awareness to SCC’s dynamic…

Viking Spotlight: McKoy and Ibarra Appointed Student Ambassadors

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – For over a decade, Sampson Community College (SCC) has nominated and selected students to serve as official ambassadors to the College and the SCC Foundation through the Foundation’s Ambassador Scholarship Program. This year, two students: Juan Ibarra and Owen McKoy, were chosen to join the program and represent…

SCC Finishes First Month of Courses

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On Monday, August 15, Sampson Community College (SCC) opened its doors once again to in-person and online students for the Fall 2022 semester. During the 2022-2023 academic year, the College will continue to operate on a 16-week semester schedule and offer more in-person and hybrid classes to students,…

Viking Spotlight: Taylor Hill Elected New SGA President

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.]– Taylor Hill, a rising sophomore at Sampson Early College High School (SECHS), was recently elected as the new Student Government Association (SGA) President for both Sampson Community College (SCC) and SECHS for the 2022-2023 academic year. On July 12, she was officially sworn-in to SCC’s Board of Trustees, where…

SCC Board of Trustees Reappointed

[Clinton, N.C.] – On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the Sampson Community College (SCC) Board of Trustees reappointed three board members. Dr. Paul Viser, Mr. Pat Jones, and Mr. Chris Fann were all reappointed to serve on the board until June 2026. Viser is the Governor’s appointee; Jones was reappointed by the Sampson County School Board;…

New SCC Volleyball League Finishes First Season

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – Each semester at Sampson Community College (SCC), the College’s Student Government Association (SGA) offers various on-campus activities for both Sampson Early College High School (SECHS) and SCC curriculum students to participate in– such as clubs, events, and sports. But for the first time this year, Sampson CC offered…

SCC Swears in Newest SGA President

On January 14, 2020, John Cruz was sworn in by the Sampson Community College Board of Trustees as the college’s newest SGA President.

SCC’s First Soccer Champs Take Center Stage

Sampson Community College has its first soccer championship team since intramurals came back to the college earlier this year. The final game between teams Hobbton Football Club and Foreign Ain’t Borin’ was held last week and originally ended in a tie before Foreign Ain’t Borin’ won 7-6 in overtime. “A couple of months ago, numerous…

SCC Soccer Kicks Off East Project

Sampson Community College’s vision for the east side of campus has received a huge kickstart as intramural sports returns to the college in the form of a soccer league. After months of preparing and constructing walking trails, extra lighting, benches and bridges in what is destined to become the hot spot of Sampson County, soccer…

SCC Students Fill Campus as Fall Semester Begins

Students began filling the halls of Sampson Community College this week as fall semester kicks off at the college. Early enrollment numbers seem to indicate a continued upward trend. Just last month, a US News & World Report article offered up the top 10 reasons that community colleges are the best value in post high-school…

SCC Tells How to #BeAViking by August

Those thinking about attending Sampson Community College this fall should take note. This week, the latest #BeAViking session welcomed five dozen new students. At #BeAViking sessions, new students are introduced to the academic excellence and vibrant campus life that comprises SCC.  It is designed to help students be successful at SCC and ensure students are…