Ambassadors Are the Face of SCC

Sampson Community College has announced its ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year. These students include Student Government Association (SGA) President Erick Garcia, SGA Treasurer John Cruz as well as Chandler Ray and Jazmine Price. “I’m taking Information Technology here and hope to go to East Carolina for Health Information Systems,” says Garcia. “I like medical…

Begin Here, Go Anywhere—and Back!

Dr. Gib Palmer has taken the Sampson Community College’s popular slogan and added to it. The college’s slogan is Begin Here, Go Anywhere. In Palmer’s case, he began here, went several places and came back. Dr. Palmer’s journey began more than thirty years ago when he met his wife, Robin, in Colorado. “We were ski…

Dirty Jobs But Somebody Has To Do It

Alexander Peterson loves to work. The former Sampson Community College student loves to work so much, in fact, that his favorite television program was about working. The program, called Dirty Jobs and hosted by Mike Rowe, was a TV series on the Discovery Channel in which Rowe was shown performing difficult, strange, disgusting, or messy…

SCC Offers New Resource to Boost Students

Sampson Community College is always looking for ways to ensure success among its students. The most recent example of this is the newly created Arts and Sciences Assignment Assistance Lab which is now located in the library. Lew Gravis, Division Chair for the Arts and Sciences Division at SCC says the lab will be open…

C3 Acceptance — Part of the Pack

Students have wasted no time following the advice of Sampson Community College’s slogan, Begin Here, Go Anywhere! Thanks to the partnership signed by the college and NC State University, these students will soon be members of the Wolfpack family. The C3 agreement is designed to allow students who want to go to NC State for…

SCC Tells How to #BeAViking by August

Those thinking about attending Sampson Community College this fall should take note. This week, the latest #BeAViking session welcomed five dozen new students. At #BeAViking sessions, new students are introduced to the academic excellence and vibrant campus life that comprises SCC.  It is designed to help students be successful at SCC and ensure students are…

SCC Grad Hires Coming in Waves—and Curls

For many, doing your hair and nails during work hours is something that could get you fired. For three Sampson Community College graduates, it is something that can get you hired. Fantastic Sam’s, located at 1351 Sunset Avenue in Clinton, next to Walmart, now features the three on its staff, offering clients a very public…

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…