SCC Launches Career Services Portal

With the Spring semester officially underway, SCC launched a new Career Services portal this month through its partnership with College Central Network (CCN). The portal, housed on the CCN site, allows students and alumni to quickly apply to jobs and internships.  College Central Network, Inc. has relationships with several other community colleges in the state….

Fall Registration Underway at SCC

CLINTON, N.C. – Registration for the fall 2020 semester at Sampson Community College remains open. Though the College will host late registration dates in August, it encourages students to register for classes online at https://www.sampsoncc.edu/registration through July 30 instead. Payment for the semester is due by 11 AM on July 31. Student Services at SCC…

Student Resources and Services

In anticipation of courses resuming next week, we encourage all Vikings to become familiar with the resources available. Course delivery may have changed, but faculty and staff commitment to learning has not. There are several services still available to students remotely. Check out a few of these key resources available to students during this time….

Online Learning Tips for Students

Like many schools and students, Sampson Community College is preparing to transition its courses online. For some Vikings, both instructors and students alike, this can feel like uncharted territory. Across campus, various people have stepped up in big ways to help prepare the faculty. Workshops and webinars have been held to ensure that all parties…

Food Pantry Provides ‘Fuel’ For Students, Despite Limited Access to Campus

With Sampson Community College restricting access for students, the staff knows there’s a likelihood that some students experience food insecurity without access to campus resources. Student Engagement Coordinator, Amanda Raynor, compiled bags from the Viking Fuel Food Pantry to give to these students, faculty, and staff. Raynor says that the unknown threat of the novel…

Distance Learning Grows at SCC

Since the first online class at SCC launched in 2001, the Distance Learning curriculum at Sampson Community College has grown rapidly. Before, there was just one class. Today, there are over 300 courses offered online each year. Marion Pope, Director of Distance Learning, says that looking back over the data shows how dramatic the growth…

SCC Psych Club Continues Trek

Continuing its path of participation in charitable causes, Sampson Community College’s Psychology Club attended the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Fayetteville recently and it is the second year in a row the group has made the walk. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the…

Volunteering Comes Full Circle for SCC Student

Maria Gasper joined the Psychology Club at Sampson Community College to make a difference. She had no idea that the move would eventually lead her to help her own family. Maria recently arrived back from the Practical Application of Life Skills (PALS) Camp at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she received as…

SCC’s Psych, Drama Clubs Go Back in Time

Sampson Community College’s Psychology Club traveled back in time to participate in an annual event in Fayetteville this week. Fayetteville’s 8th annual Renaissance Faire provided a nice backdrop for members of the club to enjoy some team building. The event is an Elizabethan themed festival featuring jousting, unicorn rides, period musicians, living history exhibits, renaissance…

SCC’s Psych Club Aiming To Do Even More

One Sampson Community College student club is kicking off the fall semester right where it left off. SCC’s Psychology Club, known for its participation in charitable events in Sampson County and elsewhere held its first meeting of the academic year this week. “Our mission is understanding who we are, where we want to go, and…

SCC’s Strong Showing at State Conference

Sampson Community College’s Psychology Club continues to impress, most recently with its appearance at the 2019 Carolinas Psychology Conference at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC. Sarah Burgin, Psychology instructor at SCC says the event gives students a chance to network but also to build their confidence as well. “I encouraged my students to attend…

SCC Instructor Offers Yoga at SCC

The art form of relieving stress is important for relaxation, focus and mental well-being. Nancy Brake, Science instructor at SCC, is also a Yoga teacher and brought her skills to a session sponsored by the Psychology Club this week. Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines that originated in ancient…