SCC’s Ammonia Program Gains Interstate Appeal

The buzz surrounding Sampson Community College continues this week as visitors from out-of-state visit campus in search of reliable training for employees across state lines. Sanderson Farms based in Laurel, Mississippi, sent representatives to SCC to scout the college’s Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration facilities and meet with instructors of the program in Clinton, NC. “While we…

Paramedic Program on Path to Accreditation

Sampson Community College shows no signs of slowing down when it comes to improving the campus and the programs which reside there. SCC’s Paramedic program has received a Letter of Review for national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). “This letter of review puts our program one step closer…

Duke Life Flight Lands at SCC’s New Hotspot

Sampson Community College welcomed a visitor from the skies as the Duke Life Flight Helicopter Transport landed at the college’s new walking trail on the east side of campus. The visit was a part of Sampson County Emergency Medical Service’s EMS Night Out. Nearly one hundred people attended the event. Duke Life Flight operates two…

SCC Program to be Featured in Hechinger Report

When someone does a good job, you want everyone to know about it. That is one reason a reporter for The Hechinger Report was on campus this week speaking with College and Career Readiness (CCR) students from Sampson Community College. Meredith Kolodner, a staff reporter for The Hechinger Report, was in town working on a…

SCC Paramedics State Certified

Saving lives is simply another day at the office for two graduates of Sampson Community College’s Advanced EMT to Paramedic Bridge Program. The program is a part of SCC’s Workforce and Development department. Devin McLamb and Justin Beasley graduated the program and have now gone on to pass the North Carolina paramedic exam. Passing the state…

SCC’s Spring Art Event Shows Off Local Talent

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. According to the consensus who attended the annual Spring Arts Open House this week, there was plenty of it to go around. Tuesday evening, the college hosted its 2019 version of the event to an enthusiastic crowd. “We love this event,” says Katie Brown, Director of Customized…

ESL Students Experience Downtown Clinton

English as a Second Language students at Sampson Community College spend many hours in the classroom learning about the native tongue spoken in the United States. An important part of that is also understanding the culture outside the classroom. As part of the Civics portion of their ESL classes, students took a field trip to…

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…