Viking Spotlight: Hannah Lucas Praises ADN Program, Returns to SCC

[Clinton, N.C.] – In 2019, Hannah Lucas began her career in healthcare at Sampson Community College (SCC) as a student in the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program, graduating in 2021 as an RN. Recently, she returned to SCC to obtain the pre-requisites needed for her Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) degree, while working full-time at…

Former Classmates Dedicate Bench to SCC Nursing Student

[Clinton, N.C.] – On Wednesday, January 18, Sampson Community College (SCC) held a dedication ceremony for a campus bench gifted by members of the Sampson Early College High School (SECHS) Class of 2017 in loving memory of their beloved classmate, Audrey D’Anna Butler who passed away in November of 2022. Born in 1998, Butler graduated…

Golden Anniversary of SCC Nursing Program

[Clinton, N.C.] – Celebrating fifty years of its Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program, on November 18, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) hosted a golden anniversary reception in honor of their nursing program reaching the significant milestone in September 2022. The event brought together current and former directors, instructors, and students; family and friends of those…

Viking Spotlight: Kenneth Spell Receives Angels of Mercy

[Clinton, N.C.] – Kenneth Spell, a current senior nursing student here at Sampson Community College (SCC), is a recent recipient of the Angels of Mercy Nursing Scholarship fund. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student every year within SCC’s nursing program to help fund their educational pursuits. It was established in honor of Grady…

SCC Nursing Program Creates Generation of Nurses

This May, the Associate Degree Nursing program at Sampson Community College graduated 43 students. For three nursing students—Madison Davis, Jessica Gautier, and Julie (Maddy) Peterson— being graduates of an SCC nursing program is a part of a family legacy. Each has a parent who graduated from an SCC nursing program years ago. For some of…

Taste of NC at SCC

#SampsonCC nursing instructor Robin Bradshaw gave visitors to the college a North Carolina welcome this week. ACEN, or better known as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, sent evaluators as part of the national accrediting body for nursing schools–for both 2 year and 4 year school–to SCC’s nursing department this week for review. Being that…

50th Spotlight: Ashley Register

Upon graduating Lakewood High School, Ashley Register was uncertain about her career path, but after a friend’s suggestion to consider Sampson Community College, she sought guidance on a career path and how to apply. “I was encouraged after meeting with a counselor within Student Services at SCC as they offered guidance to identify my strengths,…

SCC Foundation Continues to Make College Stronger

It’s no secret that the Sampson Community College Foundation works hard to support the hopes and dreams that SCC’s students share but support does not end there. Each year, the Sampson Community College’s Foundation also awards grants to its faculty and staff at the college to help them achieve their own education goals. This type…

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: 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,…