SCC Foundation Awards Grants

Contact: Ruthie Brock Date: December 10, 2019   Congratulations to the following staff who were awarded Sampson Community College Foundation mini-grants for the fall semester. Jacqueline Ammons and Alisha Carwise of the Nursing Faculty received mini-grants for continuing education required for accreditation. Marleen Powell, Director of Financial Aid, received the mini-grant for financial aid awareness…

Viking Spotlight: Cody Brandon

Written by: Ruthie Brock December 11, 2019   Cody Brandon is a senior at Clinton High School. He decided to take classes at Sampson Community College as soon as he found out about the Career and College Promise (CCP) courses his junior year. After talking to his guidance counselor, he wanted to potentially graduate from…

Rare Book Collection

December 5, 2019 By: Ruthie Brock The Sampson Community College library has created new sections including rare books, a North Carolina Collection, and a Local History about Sampson County Collection. The rare books consist of donated books, such as The Divine Comedy, that date back to as early as 1895. The collection also includes an…

Viking Spotlight: Toledo Kemmer

By Ruthie Brock Toledo Kemmer graduated from West Carteret High School in Morehead City, NC in 1979. After graduating high school, Toledo immediately entered the workforce and started a family, which made it hard for her to continue her education at the time. Her family relocated to the Sampson County area where she began working…

Viking Spotlight: Carlie McPhail

Carlie McPhail graduated from Sampson Community College in 2017 and received her Associate degree in Animal Science and Business. Growing up, Carlie was homeschooled; however, she decided to start classes at SCC her junior year of high school. Carlie now works in the Advancement Department at Sampson Community College. Upon taking classes at SCC as…

VIKING SPOTLIGHT: Karely Habrego

By Ruthie Brock, rbrock0327@mail.sampsoncc.com (Clinton, NC) – Karely Habrego, a 2017 Union High School graduate, is currently working towards her Associate degree in Medical Office Administration and Community Spanish Interpreter. Karely works with Student Services, making her one of the few students at Sampson Community College who is both a student and employee. Karely says…

SCC Offers All Aboard for Viking Express

All Aboard! The Viking Express is off and running! Sampson Community College has come up with the perfect remedy for those ready to forge their career path but wishing to do so for less money and in less time. The Viking Express is an accelerated program where students will complete five eight-week consecutive sessions beginning…

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…

Viking Spotlight: Twanda Moore

Written by Anna Blount Twanda Moore, Clinton, NC native and Sampson Community College alumni, now holds a teaching position at SCC. Moore earned an associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Sampson CC. Moore then went on to study at Fayetteville State University where she earned two bachelor’s degrees: one in Birth to Kindergarten Education,…