For SCC Grads, Success Spans Generations

It is graduation season and that means hundreds of thousands of grandmothers across the nation will be sitting in auditoriums cheering on their grandchildren as they walk across the stage to get their degrees. Alexis Anders, however, will only have to look across the stage to find hers. Anders is earning her degree in Human…

Dance Ensemble Packs SCC

Black History Month would not be the same at Sampson Community College without one of its newest traditions. The African American Dance Ensemble performed again this year to a packed crowd at the Activities Center on campus. Ivy Burch, one of the dancers that performed at the event says it is always high energy. “This…

Clinton Native’s Education a Well-Traveled Journey

Born and raised in Sampson County, Larry Boone’s acquisition of life lessons and education was gained from here, up and down the United States. After years of experience under his belt, Larry returned home and is on his way to earning his degree. Life lessons stretched from the southern to northern United States but back…

SCC’s Kierston Brady a Story for the Season

“I apologize for the delayed response, I have had a crazy exam week.” Those were the first words in the email Kierston Brady sent in response to questions for this story. The mere fact that Kierston is at Sampson Community College and taking her final exams is somewhat of a miracle in itself. When Kierston…

For SCC Student, Hard Work Pays Off

Damarius Monroe thought he was just going to walk into college and walk out with a degree. It was only once he took a few classes and settled in that he realized college was not as easy as he thought. “I thought it was going to be a breeze,” he says. “I wasn’t sure what…

Scary Sights at SCC

The Sampson Community College Student Government Association offered up a few scares at its annual Halloween Costume on campus. Students, faculty and staff were all invited to attend the event, held in the Warren Student Center at SCC. “This is always a fun event,” says Amanda Raynor, SGA Advisor at the college. “We always see…

SGA Recognizes SCC Veterans

Veterans Day is a time to celebrate those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country, as well as others who took the oath. This is no different at Sampson Community College, where the Student Government Association recognized faculty, staff members and students who have served in the military. “I don’t know that saying thank…

Students Break Bread with SCC Leaders

At Sampson Community College every voice counts. From the top leaders to new students walking through the door, the goal is to make SCC the most valuable, fun, safe and efficient learning environment possible for students. “This event is called Lunch with the President,” says Amanda Raynor, Student Engagement Coordinator at SCC. “This is an…

Annual Fall Fest Rings in Season at SCC

For the last couple weeks, temperatures have started to drop, and summer is over. For some, nothing marks this as well as Sampson Community College’s annual Fall Festival held at the campus. “It’s always fun to host this event,” says Amanda Raynor, Student Government Association advisor for the college. “Any time we can get all…

Pretty in Pink

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Student Government Association of Sampson Community College played host to its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. The event is part of an annual campaign organized by breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign…

SCC Ambassadors Look Forward to New Year

[Clinton, N.C.] – Nothing tells the story better of an organization than those who are immersed in it daily and can see its value. Therefore, Sampson Community College reaches out to student ambassadors to help tell its story to the community each year. This year is no different. At an annual luncheon hosted by SCC…

SGA Welcomes Students Back

[Clinton, N.C.] – Fall is the sign of a new academic year for students at Sampson Community College and the Student Government Association wants to ring in the new year. The SGA held its welcome back celebration this week at SCC. PHOTO:  Library Services Coordinator Shelley Ryals helps students find information at the event. In…