Networking Pays Off for SCC Student

For one student enrolled in Sampson Community College’s Networking Management program, success has come faster than the speed of a network router. Darien Knapp, who is set to graduate this summer with an AAS degree in Network Management, has accepted a position with Cisco, located in Research Triangle Park. Cisco is a worldwide technology company…

For SCC Grads, Success Spans Generations

It is graduation season and that means hundreds of thousands of grandmothers across the nation will be sitting in auditoriums cheering on their grandchildren as they walk across the stage to get their degrees. Alexis Anders, however, will only have to look across the stage to find hers. Anders is earning her degree in Human…

SCC Student Selected for ‘Excellence’

Each year, Sampson Community College selects a student who has shown tremendous academic stature to receive the Academic Excellence Award. In addition to the award, the student is recognized at year-end commencement ceremonies. This is a coveted award that was won this year by Lauren Strickland. “Being able to make use of the Career and…

Tragic Accident Inspires SCC Student

As a nurse who teaches at Sampson Community College, caring for injured people is part of Lisa Smith’s nature. As SCC’s Department Chair of Nursing she has seen a lot and shown others how to react in an emergency. Through a miracle, she happened to be there last fall with her daughter, when both their…

President’s List – Fall 2018

Didn’t find your name? Check out our Honors / Dean’s List! Honors/Dean’s List – Fall 2018 Success is what we’re all about here at Sampson Community College! So, we would like to recognize the following students for their success in achieving academic excellence: President’s List The President’s List, issued each semester, includes students who attain…

Honors/Dean’s List – Fall 2018

Didn’t find your name? Check out our President’s List instead! President’s List – Fall 2018 Success is what we’re all about here at Sampson Community College! So, we would like to recognize the following students for their success in achieving academic excellence: Honors List – Part-time Students The Honors List, issued each semester, includes students…

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,…