SCC to Compete in Cyber Defense Competition

Students from Sampson Community College will compete in this year’s Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition. In February, the preliminary exercise will be held at SCC. If the team makes the top eight, they will compete in regionals in Georgia. Sponsored by Kennesaw State University, winners of the regionals will represent the southeast at the National…

SCC Students Clear a Path to Progress

Who better to kick off a project that will positively impact so many lives in Sampson County than the college with a track record of doing so. Students in Sampson Community College’s building and construction classes began preparing the campus for its Develop the East project this week. “We have integrated equipment operation classes into…

Representative Brisson Pays Visit to SCC

Sampson Community College welcomed another familiar face to its campus this week. William Brisson, State Representative for the North Carolina House of Representatives, met with leaders at the college to catch up on continued progress at SCC. “I want to thank Representative Brisson for taking the time to personally visit with us at SCC,” said…

SCC Welding Program Wins Main Street Award

Sampson Community College has won an award for service to the community. The Welding Technology Program at SCC won the Public Art Contribution Award at the Annual Clinton Main Street Program Appreciation and Awards Banquet last week. “The city contacted us about collaborating on a project to make artwork to help beautify the city,” says…

Scholarship to Help Welding Students at SCC

Thanks to a special gift from the family of former student, Daniel Best, future students of Sampson Community College’s Welding Technology program will be able to get their degree and pursue a career in welding. Beth Best, mother of Daniel who passed away late last year has established the Daniel Best Memorial Scholarship through the…

President’s List – Fall 2018

Didn’t find your name? Check out our Honors / Dean’s List! Honors/Dean’s List – Fall 2018 Success is what we’re all about here at Sampson Community College! So, we would like to recognize the following students for their success in achieving academic excellence: President’s List The President’s List, issued each semester, includes students who attain…

Honors/Dean’s List – Fall 2018

Didn’t find your name? Check out our President’s List instead! President’s List – Fall 2018 Success is what we’re all about here at Sampson Community College! So, we would like to recognize the following students for their success in achieving academic excellence: Honors List – Part-time Students The Honors List, issued each semester, includes students…

New EMR Course Underway at SCC

Sampson Community College’s new Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) classes began after several calls came in from students inquiring about the class.  This week, Roseboro Fire Chief, Lee Coleman, started with basic procedures for the new students to learn. “These students are introduced to out-of-hospital care in emergency situations,” says Angela Magill, Department Chair, EMS Coordinator for Workforce…

New BLET Classes Start at SCC

Each cycle, Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) students at Sampson Community College are anxious to receive training that will allow them to serve and protect the communities we live in. This new year is no different as BLET gets underway at SCC. “This class will have 36-blocks of instruction,” says SCC BLET Director, Jennifer Wiley….

Senator Jackson Visits SCC

A familiar face stopped by the Sampson Community College campus this week to check in on the college and see some of the progress that continues at SCC. Senator Brent Jackson, who also attended SCC, came to get updates on all the things going on regarding the campus. Lisa Turlington, Dean of Advancement for SCC…

Viking Spotlight: Sarah Strickland

Written by Anna Blount Sarah Strickland, a young mother to two boys, is one of our many hard-working students here at SCC. Sarah is a full-time student in the College Transfer program. Given Sarah’s busy schedule, she takes a mix of online and face-to-face classes. The course flexibility offered at SCC allows her time to…

State College Board Member Visits SCC

A member of the State Board of Community Colleges was in town this week to pay a firsthand visit to Sampson Community College. Bill McBrayer, who also serves on the Finance, Personnel and the Accountability and Audit Committees for the college system, is on a statewide tour of the community colleges to see in person…