SCC Viking Refuses to Let Fear Chart Her Course

Adell Wright hasn’t been to school in forty years.  Sure, she pulled into the parking lot of Sampson Community College a few times. Without even getting out of the car, she drove off. This is the story of what many students do who are above the average college age when they decide to head back…

Locklear’s Influence Leads Students to SCC

Shaping and molding a college student is an invaluable opportunity that instructors at Sampson Community College are afforded each day. In some rare cases, an instructor is lucky enough to begin that process even before college. For Darren Branch and Justin Sessoms, it will be somewhat just like the old days when they enter SCC’s…

Pirates ‘Promise’ to Help SCC Students Succeed

The Sampson Community College slogan says Begin Here, Go Anywhere and its latest initiative backs up this claim. Earlier this year, SCC signed a co-admission agreement with East Carolina University, which will improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative degree completion program. This week, SCC hosted the event Pirate Promise for students interested…

SCC Job Fair Connects Workers with Employers

A packed house formed in the Warren Student Center on the campus of Sampson Community College this week where job seekers and employers met at the college’s Job Fair. “This is great to see,” said Toledo Kemmer, SCC’s Career Specialist and organizer of the event. “One of our students who came to the job fair…

SCC Student Uses Obstacles as Motivation

[Clinton, N.C.] – Unfortunately, students who are older than the average college student or those who haven’t been to college in years believe that they are at a disadvantage when they go to college. However, there are some such students who will tell you that having the maturity to understand the obstacles and how to…

Latest SCC Trucking Grads Kickoff New Chapter

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s most recent class of graduates in its Truck Driver Training program will soon head out onto the highway to a new career. For those who want to follow in their tire tracks, SCC has some good news for you. “This is an exciting time for us,” says Fred Stamey,…

Emergency Workers 100% at SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College is serious about its health care programs. While nursing has been a jewel in the crown of SCC for some time already, emergency workers have a strong showing on campus as well. SCC’s first Emergency Medical Technician class under the Continuing Education umbrella graduated 100% on their North Carolina…

 CCR Grad Hired After Speaking About Opportunities

[Clinton, N.C.] – Last month, Yolanda Gonzalez graduated from Sampson Community College’s College and Career Readiness program and was a speaker at the commencement. On the same evening, Col. Edward Timmons, Director of Tarheel Challenge served as a guest speaker. The two had never met before. Today, they are coworkers. “She was in shock after…

CCR Grad Hired After Speaking About Opportunities

[Clinton, N.C.] – Last month, Yolanda Gonzalez graduated from Sampson Community College’s College and Career Readiness program and was a speaker at the commencement. On the same evening, Col. Edward Timmons, Director of Tarheel Challenge served as a guest speaker. The two had never met before. Today, they are coworkers. “She was in shock after…

President’s List & Dean’s List | Spring 2018

Sampson Community College would like to recognize the following students for their OUTSTANDING academic achievement: President’s List | 4.0 GPA Alvarado-Macedo, Juan Antonio, Viselle Marie Autry, April Baker, Duane Bautista, Gustavo Bezgela, Lauren Blackburn, Ashton Blackmon, Angela Buchanan, Michael Bunce, Brianna Calmo-Gomez, Michelle Chestnutt, Matthew Cook, Clare Cowand, John Cruz, Vanessa Daughtry, Jon Dixon, Carla…

SCC One of Two Selected for Advanced Training

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College’s Basic EMT and first-year Paramedic students participated in the 29th Annual May Day Trauma Conference at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. SCC EMT and Paramedic classes were invited exclusively along with Harnett Central High School to attend the event. May Day is a two-day conference…

SCC Student Goes Platinum

[Clinton, N.C.] – Proving that a student is ready for the workforce is actually something that can be measured with tests. These tests are referred to as ACT’s or American College Testing assessments. The ACT National Career Readiness Certificate is an assessment-based credential issued at four levels, including Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. The ACT…