Students Weld SCC and City Together in Project

Sampson Community College is known for its contribution to residents of Clinton in everything between early college to college transfer. From producing police officers and EMS workers to training employees of companies in the region. Now, SCC’s welding department wanted to do something nice for the city’s furry residents as well. The creation of the…

SCC Joins Fight Against Hackers

Sampson Community College is well known for its law enforcement programs which train future officers to fight crime. What you may not know is that SCC is preparing to take the fight to criminals in cyberspace as well. SCC Information Systems Department Chair, Nathan McKee, invited a guest speaker to his classes this week with…

SCC, NC State Creating Pathways to Success

Many Sampson Community College students completing the Animal Science Program at SCC go straight into the workforce with strong local companies, while others may choose to further their education and transfer to 4 year institutions such as NCSU.   This week,  students from the SCC Applied Animal Science Program had an opportunity to visit NC State University…

CCP Spotlight: Samantha Monroe

“Observe, assess the problem, develop a solution, and then get an action plan.” One of the back lights on the big rig was not working properly even though it was switched on, so a TranSource employee proceeded to diagnose the problem, a wiring issue, and then fix it. Samantha Monroe only recently joined TranSource Truck…

50th Spotlight: Captain J. F. Royal

“Taking BLET has led to my 24-year career at the Dunn Police Department” states Royal. A graduate of Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program in 1993, this accomplishment was only the beginning of Captain J. F. Royal’s journey.  He continues, “Additionally, those classes I took prior to enrolling in the BLET program…

50th Spotlight: Toledo Kemmer

“I remember visiting the campus in 1988 to eat lunch with my dad as he was helping build the Robert Warren Student Center” reflects Toledo Kemmer, this week’s 50th Anniversary Spotlight. Kemmer continues, “I didn’t know at that moment that this is where I would be [Sampson Community College] 19 years later starting a new…

SCC Recognizes Industry Partnerships

As Sampson Community College celebrates 50 years, it is an honor to recognize the industry partnerships formed through the Customized Training Program (CTP) which provides education, training, & support services to Sampson County business/industry. Since the inception of the program, an array of businesses and industries have become strong partners, including: Brooks Brothers – Clinton…

50th Spotlight: Ashley Register

Upon graduating Lakewood High School, Ashley Register was uncertain about her career path, but after a friend’s suggestion to consider Sampson Community College, she sought guidance on a career path and how to apply. “I was encouraged after meeting with a counselor within Student Services at SCC as they offered guidance to identify my strengths,…

SCC Receives South River EMC Grant

Thank you South River EMC for supporting the needs of your service community and Sampson Community College as SCC’s Academic Success Center received $5,000 through South River EMC’s Operation Roundup Grant. Located on the SCC campus, the Academic Success Center (ASC) plays a vital role in achieving the College’s mission by providing students with opportunities…

50th Spotlight: Payton O’Quinn

As the first Career and College Promise (CCP) student graduating with both an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Science degree this May, Sampson Community College is honored to highlight Payton O’Quinn as this week’s 50th Anniversary Spotlight. “As a homeschool student, SCC provided me with classroom experience through the CCP opportunity. Additionally,…

SCC’s Newest Truck Driving Graduates

Sampson Community College would like to congratulate our newest Truck Driver Training graduates! Alex Acosta Willie Best Mina Botros Biship Chasten Dorian Frederick Jose Garcia Electa Kearney Fantasha Leak Frank McNeill DeArlo Pearsall, Sr. Brandon Satchell Mary Stone Anthony Tate Asonta Vann Gregory Williams For  more information on the Truck Driver Training Program at Sampson…

50th Spotlight: Andrew Todd

Growing up in Clinton, NC, upon graduating high school, Andrew Todd, this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary spotlight, moved to Wilmington where he found his passion for cosmetology as he assisted in the theater industry. Intrigued by the small class sizes at SCC, in 2004, Andrew moved back home to begin his educational journey…