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…

CCR Graduation Means More Ready to Begin Careers

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College hosted it’s College and Career Readiness commencement this week. This marked the second annual commencement and the second year in a row the event will be rebroadcast on television and social media. The crowd was so large at this year’s event that the college created two overflow guest areas…

SCC Graduates Largest Nursing Class Ever

[Clinton, N.C.] – A cornerstone program at Sampson Community College continues to break the mold and shatter expectations. The college’s Associate Degree Nursing program graduated its largest class in the history of SCC this week with forty five nurses. At a pinning ceremony (graduation) this week at the Clinton Family Worship Center, the facility was…

SCC Students Set to Graduate

by Anna Blount, Student Contributor On May 10, at 7:00pm, one-hundred and seventy-two students will walk across the stage at the Sampson County Exposition Center graduating with a college degree. Sampson Community College offers the hands on, close knit community that runs by the motto: “Begin Here, Go Anywhere.” That statement is very prevalent as…

For Twins, CCP Program Twice as Nice

[Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College held its annual College and Career Promise orientation this week to a packed house. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a tuition-free jumpstart on a two-year or four-year degree while still in high school. As has been the case for most…

Coffee Serves Up More Than Conversation

[Clinton, N.C.] – A chance meeting is all it takes sometimes. Tony Gonzalez only came out to Sampson Community College’s first-ever Coffee with a Cop event two years ago out of curiosity. While he was there, he met a dog from a police canine unit, a meeting that happened to be photographed and published by…

SCC Student Plugged in to Career

[Clinton, N.C.] – Innovation is the name of the game when it comes to Sampson Community College’s Information Technology program. As a matter of fact, as SCC student Myles Claybrook puts it “It is the wave of the future.” Claybrook, who had originally chosen a different academic career path when he first came to the…

SCC Grads Keep on Trucking

[Clinton, N.C.] – PHOTO: Pictured are the latest graduates from Sampson Community College’s widely popular Truck Driver Training program. Back row, left to right is Andrew Wallen, Christopher Wright, Leshema Grissett, William McCall, Bill Howard and John Clark. Front row, left to right is Wendell McMillian, Carlton Hutchins, Victor Velasquez and Rolando Aguila. Anyone interested…