CCP Spotlight: Samantha Monroe

“Observe, assess the problem, develop a solution, and then get an action plan.” One of the back lights on the big rig was not working properly even though it was switched on, so a TranSource employee proceeded to diagnose the problem, a wiring issue, and then fix it. Samantha Monroe only recently joined TranSource Truck…

50th Spotlight: Toledo Kemmer

“I remember visiting the campus in 1988 to eat lunch with my dad as he was helping build the Robert Warren Student Center” reflects Toledo Kemmer, this week’s 50th Anniversary Spotlight. Kemmer continues, “I didn’t know at that moment that this is where I would be [Sampson Community College] 19 years later starting a new…

SCC’s Newest Truck Driving Graduates

Sampson Community College would like to congratulate our newest Truck Driver Training graduates! Alex Acosta Willie Best Mina Botros Biship Chasten Dorian Frederick Jose Garcia Electa Kearney Fantasha Leak Frank McNeill DeArlo Pearsall, Sr. Brandon Satchell Mary Stone Anthony Tate Asonta Vann Gregory Williams For  more information on the Truck Driver Training Program at Sampson…

50th Spotlight: Andrew Todd

Growing up in Clinton, NC, upon graduating high school, Andrew Todd, this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary spotlight, moved to Wilmington where he found his passion for cosmetology as he assisted in the theater industry. Intrigued by the small class sizes at SCC, in 2004, Andrew moved back home to begin his educational journey…

50th Spotlight: Daniel Moesch

Upon retirement after serving two deployments overseas and 23 years in Army as a Black Hawk Helicopter Mechanic and First Sergeant, Daniel Moesch, this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary spotlight, wanted to come back to school to learn a trade as he entered the workforce. During his journey at SCC as a full time…

50th Spotlight: Steve Vernon

After graduating from Clinton High School in 1977, Steve Vernon visited Sampson Community College (SCC) for the first time, with the intent to further his education. However, plans changed and his college career was put on hold as he accepted a job within the manufacturing industry. “When the company I worked for suddenly closed and…

50th Kickoff Event

Retirees recently came together for a 50th Celebration panel discussion moderated by Dr. Bill Starling to reflect on how much Sampson Community College has changed and grown over the past 50 years. Faculty, staff, students and members of the community were in attendance for this wonderful discussion by our fantastic panel members: Tom Clere, Roscoe…

50th Spotlight: Nicole Wilson

“My connection with Sampson Community College has lasted longer than I could have imagined” chuckles Nicole Wilson, SCC graduate. “I started at SCC in 1995 when I took a CNA course through Continuing Education. Later, I continued my educational journey to receive an Associates in Early Childhood Education in 2006. Now, in my current positon…

50th Spotlight: Denise Rackley

“Dear Student, take advantage of your local community college” emphasizes Denise Rackley, Sampson Community College former student and retiree, “Get your first two years of education here as it is much cheaper than beginning at a four-year school and this time can help you narrow down what program you’d like to enter when you transfer. If you’re not interested in…

50th Spotlight: Sabrina Pope

“Dear Student,” smiles Sampson Community College graduate and current nursing instructor Sabrina Pope, “reflect upon the words of Nelson Mandela throughout your journey: education is a powerful weapon that you use to change the world. Additionally, resolve to make a lasting, positive impact wherever you go.” As Sampson Community College celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2017,…