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 New Student Success Coach

SCC’s New Student Success Coach Mary Clark

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…

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…