Viking Spotlight: Taylor Hill Elected New SGA President

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.]– Taylor Hill, a rising sophomore at Sampson Early College High School (SECHS), was recently elected as the new Student Government Association (SGA) President for both Sampson Community College (SCC) and SECHS for the 2022-2023 academic year. On July 12, she was officially sworn-in to SCC’s Board of Trustees, where…

SCC Board of Trustees Re-Elect Leadership for 2022-2023

[Clinton, N.C.] – Last week, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the Sampson Community College (SCC) Board of Trustees reappointed Dr. Ted Thomas and Ms. Larinda Haight as Chair and Vice-Chair of the SCC Board of Trustees, respectively. Dr. Bill Starling, President of SCC, was also reappointed to serve as the SCC Board of Trustees Secretary….

SCC Board of Trustees Reappointed

[Clinton, N.C.] – On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the Sampson Community College (SCC) Board of Trustees reappointed three board members. Dr. Paul Viser, Mr. Pat Jones, and Mr. Chris Fann were all reappointed to serve on the board until June 2026. Viser is the Governor’s appointee; Jones was reappointed by the Sampson County School Board;…

The Women Behind SCC’s Boykin Family Endowment

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – Every year, the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation awards more than $100,000 in scholarships to deserving students pursuing an education at SCC. Almost 100 scholarships are gifted annually, and behind each one is a story—a reason for being established. Recently, Lisa Turlington, Dean of Advancement and Executive Director…

Viking Spotlight: Wyatt Holland Relied on His Faith Throughout CCP Program

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – Wyatt Holland, a recent graduate of Midway High School (MHS) and Sampson Community College (SCC), was a student in SCC’s Career & College Promise (CCP) program who managed to graduate with high honors and three credentials in June 2022: his high school diploma, Associate of Arts, and Associate…

New SCC Volleyball League Finishes First Season

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – Each semester at Sampson Community College (SCC), the College’s Student Government Association (SGA) offers various on-campus activities for both Sampson Early College High School (SECHS) and SCC curriculum students to participate in– such as clubs, events, and sports. But for the first time this year, Sampson CC offered…

Smithfield Foods, Inc. Presents SCC Foundation with Funds for Annual Scholarship

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On May 4, 2022, Rhonda Campbell, Sustainability Manager at Smithfield Foods, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with the annual monies needed to finance the 2022-2023 Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund. Established in 2013, the purpose of the Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund…

SCC Foundation Receives Gift from Sampson Partners, Inc.

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 19, 2022, Dr. Paul Viser, President of Sampson Partners, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with a check to help finance the 2022 Sampson Partners Scholarship Fund at Sampson CC. First established in 1986 as the Clinton United Services Crisis Center,…

Sampson Community College Partners with Lowe’s

[Clinton, N.C.] – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has invested $500,000 in Sampson Community College (SCC) to improve student access to Construction and Home Improvement Programs. The College recently began construction on the new Sampson Trades Center that will house short-term training programs in electrical, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, and masonry, and this gift – directed…

SCC Board of Trustees Welcomes Division and Department Chairs into Board Meeting

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 12, 2022, Sampson Community College’s (SCC) Board of Trustees (BOT) welcomed SCC’s Division and Department Chairs for an informal time of fellowship prior to their monthly board meeting. The Board of Trustees wants to personally know SCC’s academic leaders and learn more about their experiences in…

Sampson CC Employees Graduate From NCCCLP

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 8, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) employees Lisa Turlington, Dean of Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation, and Emily Brown, Director of Secondary Partnerships and Student Success, graduated from the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program (NCCCLP) as part of the NCCCLP cohort class of…

NC Senator Brent Jackson Visits Sampson CC

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] –  On Friday, March 25, Senator Brent Jackson paid a visit to Sampson Community College (SCC) to tour the college’s new facilities and discuss SCC’s role in serving Sampson County. Senator Jackson began the morning by eating breakfast with SCC’s Board of Trustees and Senior Administrative Team before visiting…