Sampson Community College Partners with Lowe’s

[Clinton, N.C.] – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has invested $500,000 in Sampson Community College (SCC) to improve student access to Construction and Home Improvement Programs. The College recently began construction on the new Sampson Trades Center that will house short-term training programs in electrical, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, and masonry, and this gift – directed…

SCC Board of Trustees Welcomes Division and Department Chairs into Board Meeting

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 12, 2022, Sampson Community College’s (SCC) Board of Trustees (BOT) welcomed SCC’s Division and Department Chairs for an informal time of fellowship prior to their monthly board meeting. The Board of Trustees wants to personally know SCC’s academic leaders and learn more about their experiences in…

Sampson CC Employees Graduate From NCCCLP

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 8, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) employees Lisa Turlington, Dean of Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation, and Emily Brown, Director of Secondary Partnerships and Student Success, graduated from the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program (NCCCLP) as part of the NCCCLP cohort class of…

Viking Spotlight: Jamie Cannady Joins CCP Team

Written by Megan Bednar- Foundation Intern, Fall 2021 [Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College has once again had the pleasure of welcoming a new staff member into its family! Jamie Cannady, a Career and Academic Advisor here at Sampson Community College (SCC) recently started at SCC at the end of August in the College &…

50th Spotlight: Eddie Hines

Eddie Hines made a huge impression on his SCC family during his years at Sampson Community College as both a developmental instructor and former chair of General Education (now College Transfer). Though Eddie passed last summer, memories of Eddie on campus remain. Carole Phipps, SCC’s Division Chair Arts and Sciences recalled, “Eddie was probably one of…

50th Spotlight: Paul Wolf

“Dear Student,” reflects Paul Wolf, a College Transfer Faculty Member and this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary spotlight, “even though knowledge and technology are likely to continue to increase astronomically during SCC’s second fifty years, some timeless truths will remain the same because human nature is a constant.” With over thirty-six and a half…

50th Spotlight: Walt Smith

“Dear Student,” reflects Continuing Education instructor, Walt Smith, “learn to read, write, observe, draw and think on you own that is assisted, not dominated, with technology and digital services”. Walt Smith, this week’s Sampson Community College 50th Anniversary Spotlight, first joined SCC in 1986 teaching studio visual art classes. In this role, he conducted classes…

New Chapter Begins for SCC Instructor, Author

Sometimes dreams come true. Sometimes you just have to wait for 35 years for them to happen. Lew Gravis, College Transfer instructor for Sampson Community College has an affinity for writing. After all, Gravis won an award for writing in fourth grade for his poetry, another award for his writing in high school, re-scripted Star…

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,…