BLET Program Offers Chance to Help Others

Sampson Community College is committed to teaching and sending out the best employees possible for this community. Nowhere is this more important to the livelihood of residents than its training for law enforcement officers who keep us safe. Therefore, Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is a very important program at SCC. “For more than three…

Viser Supports SCC From All Sides

A well-known face in the Sampson County community has expanded roles in his efforts to help students at Sampson Community College. For several years, Dr. Paul Viser served on the Sampson Community College Foundation Board before eventually accepting the role of President. After a two-year term as President of the Foundation Board, Dr. Viser has…

SCC Cosmetology Makes the Grade

Getting an A in class is quite the achievement. Getting an A for an entire department whose goal it is to help that student get an A in class is just as important. Sampson Community College’s Cosmetology once again made that grade after an inspection by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts. “I…

SGA Recognizes SCC Veterans

Veterans Day is a time to celebrate those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country, as well as others who took the oath. This is no different at Sampson Community College, where the Student Government Association recognized faculty, staff members and students who have served in the military. “I don’t know that saying thank…

Online Degree Removes Obstacles for Students

Imagine earning your degree while dressed in your pajamas. Getting a career from the comfort of your own home just got a little easier thanks to Sampson Community College. SCC is now able to offer a degree in that curriculum 100% through online classes. “Many of our students need the online option because of work,…

SCC Psych Club Continues to Give Back

Giving back to the community is the spirit of why Sampson Community College exists. That community not only includes the area we live in but has expanded to other countries as well. “We are packing shoeboxes with gifts that are then shipped to families in need,” says Sarah Burgin, Psychology instructor and creator of SCC’s…

Organization Reps Faculty Senate at SCC

The SCC Faculty Senate Meet-and-Greet was held this week at the campus of Sampson Community College. Faculty and Staff were able to meet representatives of the organization. The Second Annual event is an opportunity for the employees to mix, mingle and munch, while members of the Faculty Senate answered questions faculty might have, but the…

Students Break Bread with SCC Leaders

At Sampson Community College every voice counts. From the top leaders to new students walking through the door, the goal is to make SCC the most valuable, fun, safe and efficient learning environment possible for students. “This event is called Lunch with the President,” says Amanda Raynor, Student Engagement Coordinator at SCC. “This is an…

Quality Matters at Sampson Community College

Sampson Community College has received the nationally recognized Quality Matters Certification Mark for meeting course design standards in an Official Quality Matters peer review. Quality Matters (QM), a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process that certifies the quality of online courses, has recognized SCC’s Lew Gravis and Dr. Veronica Steven’s commitment to quality assurance for designing courses, SOC210-Introduction to…

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…

Sampson Classic an SCC Tradition

Annual traditions typically bring family and friend closer together each year. This year’s Sampson Classic Golf Tournament, created and hosted by the Sampson Community College Foundation does that but so much more. The 16th annual event invites golfers to tee off to raise funds that will help students at the college reach their goals and…

Hair Raising Results From New Program

A long anticipated program offered through Sampson Community College is in full swing. The first class in the colleges Natural Hair Care program, offered through the Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division, is underway and enthusiastic students have plans way beyond their certification. Teresia Cobb, Natural Hair Care instructor at SCC, says the program was…