Program Sparks Learning at SCC

Sometimes, a simple spark is all it takes. At Sampson Community College, sparks are flying and often they are best seen at night. The new Basic Welding class is offered at night through the Workforce Development and Continuing Education department and has proven to be a success for those looking to get credentialed in welding….

SCC Student ACEs New Job

For Courtney Fennell, Sampson Community College’s Academy of Continuing Excellence (ACE) program was more than a school for learning. It was a path for success which began when she started four years ago. “This program is a transitional program for students 18 and older,” says Anna Rouse, Lead Instructor of the Academy of Continuing Excellence…

SCC Employee Seals the Deal

Jeanette Rackley works at Sampson Community College in the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department. Each day, she assists students with reaching goals and staff members completing job task.  Today, she became Sampson Community College’s newest Notary Public. “I like to take courses at SCC,” says Rackley, Administrative Assistant. “You can always learn something new…

SCC Fire Academy Continues to Gain Support

Less than a week after receiving a donated fire truck, Sampson Community College accepted another gracious donation for its Fire Academy Program. The program, offered through the college’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Department, continues to progress and receive support for its efforts. Chief Alan Williams, of Taylor’s Bridge Fire Department in Clinton, donated turnout…

SCC Receives Fire Truck for Training

Sampson Community College was able to bolster its Fire Academy program this week through the donation of a fire truck from the Ridgeway Fire Department, located in a town called Norlina, two hours northwest of Clinton. The truck is a 1985 GMC and was the first truck the department purchased as an incorporated department in…

SCC Student First to Be State Certified

One of Sampson Community College’s newest programs is already proving to be a success. The Natural Hair Care course was designed last year and introduced in the fall of 2018. Alicia Best, who immediately signed up when she heard about it, became the first student to become state certified after completing the program. “We are…

New EMR Course Underway at SCC

Sampson Community College’s new Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) classes began after several calls came in from students inquiring about the class.  This week, Roseboro Fire Chief, Lee Coleman, started with basic procedures for the new students to learn. “These students are introduced to out-of-hospital care in emergency situations,” says Angela Magill, Department Chair, EMS Coordinator for Workforce…

Local Industry Leaders Connect at SCC

Business and industry is the heart of any community and so is the training that supplies the workforce for those companies. Business leaders from the area toured Sampson Community College today to offer feedback and advice on how to strengthen our workforce by continuing to offer the most effective training possible for students and future…

New Course Offers Life-Saving Value

If you ever wanted to make a difference in people’s lives, your chance comes this Monday at Sampson Community College. SCC will begin Emergency Medical Responders classes and lessons learned could be the difference between life and death for someone in the future. EMR professionals provide lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical…

SCC Offers Nationally Recognized Certifications

Thanks to training received just before the holidays, Sampson Community College will now be able to offer students enrolled in construction-based disciplines nationally recognized certifications from the National Center for Construction Education and Research. NCCER is an education foundation created and developed with the support of more than 125 construction CEOs and various association and…

Students Develop Photo Skills at SCC

Recently, Sampson Community College has displayed works of art from various artists and photographers on its walls at the college. Could yours be next? Thanks to a popular longtime course offered at the college, you can improve your skills behind the camera in no time. Shutterbugs is a photography class held in the afternoon typically…

Certification Gives SCC Instructors a Lift

Sampson Community College wastes no time offering the community more options to learn. Therefore, three of its instructors traveled to Raleigh to become nationally certified lift truck operator trainers. Certifications for the instructors, as well as students who will become certified at SCC, is through the National Safety Council Barney Grady, Coordinator of Building and Industrial…