SCC’s BLET Program Helps Protect and Serve

Building a strong team of first responders is important for any community. Fortunately, at Sampson Community College, this is one of the many things it does well. As the date draws near for the next Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy, instructors are urging those interested to begin their career path today. “This is your chance…

SCC’s Strong Showing at State Conference

Sampson Community College’s Psychology Club continues to impress, most recently with its appearance at the 2019 Carolinas Psychology Conference at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC. Sarah Burgin, Psychology instructor at SCC says the event gives students a chance to network but also to build their confidence as well. “I encouraged my students to attend…

SCC Sponsors Touch-a-Truck Event

If you have driven around Sampson County, you have probably seen an 18-wheeler with the words Sampson Community College plastered on its sides. This week, one of these trucks traveled to Roseboro Elementary school so kids there could look at it up close and personal. Touch-a-Truck was an event held at the school designed to…

SCC’s Educational Outreach Knows no Age

Sampson Community College’s reach, when it comes to educating students, is not limited by the borders of Sampson County. Warsaw Elementary School invited SCC’s Coordinator of Building and Industrial Programs, Barney Grady, to its campus during its STEAMA initiative. Over the last several weeks, fifth graders at Warsaw Elementary have been learning about the relationships…

Develop the East a Résumé Builder for Students

Sampson Community College’s Develop the East is an exciting project which will eventually involve entities and individuals throughout Sampson County in one way or other, on campus and off. This is already the case with Building and Construction Technology students at SCC. “Our kids are out here really making the most of this opportunity to…

Virtual Training to Create Real Careers at SCC

Fresh off Sampson Community College’s groundbreaking for a new state-of-the-art welding facility, the college has already begun acquiring new tools that will fill the building once completed. Instructors were busy setting up and practicing on the new welding simulator, which provides the user with virtual reality goggles which allow the user to see different settings…

SCC Event Connects Job Seekers with Employers

It would be nice if getting a job were as easy as walking in the door. Sometimes, it is. That was the spirit behind Sampson Community College’s Career Fair this week. Four-dozen employers stacked the Warren Student Center at SCC to meet potential employees face to face. “This is exciting,” said Toledo Kemmer, Career Specialist…

SCC’s Cyber Defense Team No Hacks

Sampson Community College’s Cyber Defense Team finished higher than two other schools in a competition it had never been a part of. The event was an excellent primer for a group of students not knowing what to expect at the event. Students from Sampson Community College competed in this year’s Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition….

SCC Students Working Smarter

Working smart sometimes means doing whatever you need to do to get the job done. Oftentimes, simply being able to interact with other employees gets lost along the way. This is very important if one expects to work with a team in their chosen career. Sampson Community College has addressed this by implementing the Working…

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….

Trucking Grads Travel Road to Success

Sampson Community College’s truck driver training students continue to hit the road as the latest group of graduates completes training this week. “We are proud of these graduates because of the rigorous training each goes through to get to this point,” says Fred Stamey, Director of Transportation Programs. “This is an exciting time for them….

For CCP Students, Road to Success Paved Early

This May, two dozen students from Sampson County will graduate high school and college at the same time, thanks to the Career and College Promise program at Sampson Community College. Perhaps the most attractive part of the deal is that it’s free. The popular CCP program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to…