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…

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…