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…

Career Success Built Through SCC Construction

Once is good. Twice is better. The third time’s a charm. That’s the story coming out of Sampson Community College’s Construction department as three different students have already been hired by employers even as they continue working toward their degrees at SCC. For two of the three students, the career cycle has already come full…

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…

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…

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…

Back to the Future for SCC Sports

Many may not realize that Sampson Community College has a glorious past when it comes to competitive sports. The SCC Vikings have had some great athletes come through its doors and there were times in the colleges’ history that the talent was fully on display. This week Charles Williams, former SCC basketball star visited the…

Networking Pays Off for SCC Student

For one student enrolled in Sampson Community College’s Networking Management program, success has come faster than the speed of a network router. Darien Knapp, who is set to graduate this summer with an AAS degree in Network Management, has accepted a position with Cisco, located in Research Triangle Park. Cisco is a worldwide technology company…

SCC Club Weaves Goodwill in the Community

Sampson Community College’s Crochet Club has been very busy this year. The club, which is known for its charity among nursing home facilities in the area, made its most recent delivery to Southwood Nursing Home with two dozen blankets. “We are always excited to see the looks on people’s faces when we deliver the blankets,”…

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…

Medical Assisting Receives National Accreditation

Sampson Community College continues to create opportunities for students to participate in accredited programs. This week, SCC’s Medical Assisting program received news from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) that it has joined the list. “This is fabulous news,” said Dr. Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at the college….

10K Magic Number for SCC, FSU Students

Sampson Community College continues its goal to give students as many options as possible to be successful long after their college careers. In addition to pathway agreements already in place with East Carolina, UNC-Wilmington and NC State, SCC has now signed a similar agreement with Fayetteville State University. “Fayetteville State University is excited to partner…