Welding Students Bridge the Gap

Working on real-world projects is nothing new for Sampson Community College students, particularly in the Welding Technology field. Students have before built a life-size Viking statue, a large three-dimensional logo for the college and now are finishing handrails used on the bridge for the college’s new walking trail. “This is just one more thing these…

SCC Welding Drawing More Interest

Sampson Community College has created some sparks when it comes to raising interest in its Welding Technologies program. As was the case overall with SCC enrollment this fall, this program has seen an increase in the number of students interested in the field for several reasons. “The numbers are definitely up,” says Dale Godbold, Welding…

No Signs of Slowing Down at SCC

Signs of progress can be seen everywhere you turn at Sampson Community College and nowhere is this more evident than through the construction of the college’s new welding facility. Not long after college officials first broke ground at the site, construction continues at a rapid pace on the facility. “It’s one thing to know that…

Virtual Training to Create Real Careers at SCC

Fresh off Sampson Community College’s groundbreaking for a new state-of-the-art welding facility, the college has already begun acquiring new tools that will fill the building once completed. Instructors were busy setting up and practicing on the new welding simulator, which provides the user with virtual reality goggles which allow the user to see different settings…

SCC Welding Excited About New Opportunities

It’s been less than a week since Sampson Community College officials and industry leaders broke ground on what will become a state-of-the-art welding facility. The new 10,000-square-foot structure will be a beacon for opportunity in the region for employers as well as future employees. As a result, SCC’s Welding Technology Department has wasted little time…

SCC Welding Program Wins Main Street Award

Sampson Community College has won an award for service to the community. The Welding Technology Program at SCC won the Public Art Contribution Award at the Annual Clinton Main Street Program Appreciation and Awards Banquet last week. “The city contacted us about collaborating on a project to make artwork to help beautify the city,” says…

SCC’s Welding Leader Returns Home     

[Clinton, N.C.] – It is not every day that you can say the leader of a group has almost half a century in his field with no signs of stopping. For Sampson Community College, that is exactly what Dale Godbold brings to the table. Godbold is the new Lead Welding instructor at the college. “He…

Cross That Off The List

From building actual houses to producing top cops in the region, Sampson Community College seemingly does it all—and helping a church in need is no exception. The Journey of Dunn church contacted SCC welding instructor, Dale Godbold and needed some help. “We looked everywhere and we could not find a place that would or could…