CCP Students Named Marshals for First Time in Program’s History

For the first time since its inception, students from the Career and College Promise Program (CCP) at Sampson Community College met the criteria to be selected as marshals for graduation. The students, Katie Bauman and Olivia Gillespie, both attend Clinton High School. There are three requirements for meeting the criteria of being selected as a…

SCC Students and Faculty Return to Class

On March 30, students and faculty at Sampson Community College returned to academics, though it was in a very different format. All classes returned in an online format, with a few exceptions, which was brand new territory for some students and faculty members at the College.   Over the past few weeks of preparation, faculty and staff across…

SCC Operating Under Alternate Hours

Sampson Community College remains open using an alternate operations model for instruction and services. The campus is open for business Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and closed on Friday. Staff are available on campus or from home by phone and email during these hours. Faculty are available by phone, email and…

Student Resources and Services

In anticipation of courses resuming next week, we encourage all Vikings to become familiar with the resources available. Course delivery may have changed, but faculty and staff commitment to learning has not. There are several services still available to students remotely. Check out a few of these key resources available to students during this time….

Online Learning Tips for Students

Like many schools and students, Sampson Community College is preparing to transition its courses online. For some Vikings, both instructors and students alike, this can feel like uncharted territory. Across campus, various people have stepped up in big ways to help prepare the faculty. Workshops and webinars have been held to ensure that all parties…

Food Pantry Provides ‘Fuel’ For Students, Despite Limited Access to Campus

With Sampson Community College restricting access for students, the staff knows there’s a likelihood that some students experience food insecurity without access to campus resources. Student Engagement Coordinator, Amanda Raynor, compiled bags from the Viking Fuel Food Pantry to give to these students, faculty, and staff. Raynor says that the unknown threat of the novel…

Searching for Sampson County’s History

It all started when Brenda Smith found her mother’s old files, full of documents from her time as an educator at Sampson Technical Institute—now Sampson Community College. Included in the files was an application for admission, and financial aid, residency, and tuition forms. There was also a list of courses offered in the spring of…

CCP Gives High School Students a Jump-Start

When Sampson Community College graduates students this May, 33 of the graduates will be members of the Career and College Promise program at SCC. Students in this program graduate high school with an associate degree from SCC—for free. CCP is a dual enrollment program that allows high students to get ahead on their post-high school…

Distance Learning Grows at SCC

Since the first online class at SCC launched in 2001, the Distance Learning curriculum at Sampson Community College has grown rapidly. Before, there was just one class. Today, there are over 300 courses offered online each year. Marion Pope, Director of Distance Learning, says that looking back over the data shows how dramatic the growth…

SCC Set to Launch New Programs This Fall

This fall, Sampson Community College will launch four new programs. The four programs are Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC), Construction Management, Electrical Systems Technology, and Public Safety Administration. Leaders and instructors at SCC have been coordinating for months to establish the programs. Graduates of each program will receive an Associates of Applied Science….