Kiwanis of Clinton Funds Annual SCC Scholarship

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On June 9, 2022, Gail Gainey, Secretary of the Kiwanis Club of Clinton, presented the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation with a check to help finance the Clinton Kiwanis Scholarship Fund at SCC for the 2022-2023 academic year. Established in 1997 by the Kiwanis Club of Clinton, the…

Sampson CC Holds Its 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremony

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On May 12, 2022, Sampson Community College (SCC) held its 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremony for over 360 graduates in both the Associate in Applied Science Degree & Diploma programs and the College Transfer programs. The occasion marked the College’s fifty-fifth commencement ceremony, with the Applied Science programs beginning…

Smithfield Foods, Inc. Presents SCC Foundation with Funds for Annual Scholarship

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On May 4, 2022, Rhonda Campbell, Sustainability Manager at Smithfield Foods, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with the annual monies needed to finance the 2022-2023 Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund. Established in 2013, the purpose of the Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund…

SCC Foundation Receives Gift from Sampson Partners, Inc.

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 19, 2022, Dr. Paul Viser, President of Sampson Partners, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with a check to help finance the 2022 Sampson Partners Scholarship Fund at Sampson CC. First established in 1986 as the Clinton United Services Crisis Center,…

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…

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…

NC Senator Brent Jackson Visits Sampson CC

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] –  On Friday, March 25, Senator Brent Jackson paid a visit to Sampson Community College (SCC) to tour the college’s new facilities and discuss SCC’s role in serving Sampson County. Senator Jackson began the morning by eating breakfast with SCC’s Board of Trustees and Senior Administrative Team before visiting…

Viking Spotlight: Aaron Lewis Excels Inside and Outside of SCC’s IT Program

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.]– Aaron Lewis is a student in the Information Technology (IT) program at Sampson Community College (SCC) who continues to showcase his ability to excel inside and outside of his academic program.  After graduating from Clinton High School in 2020, Lewis decided to enroll in SCC’s IT program in the…

SCC Foundation Receives Gift from The Robert P. Holding Foundation, Inc.

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On December 2, 2021, the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation received a gift of $30,000 from The Robert P. Holding Foundation, Inc. of Smithfield, NC. The monetary donation was presented to the SCC Foundation by First Citizens Bank to establish a scholarship endowment in honor of Robert P….

Viking Spotlight: Kenneth Spell Receives Angels of Mercy

Written by Megan Bednar- Foundation Intern, Fall 2021 [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…

SCC Awarded $1.74 Million Grant

We’re excited to share a big win for the college! The US Department of Commerce has awarded Sampson Community College $1.74 million for our new Welding and Metal Fabrication Building!! Thank you to all who offered letters of support, beneficiary documents with numbers, or kinds words of encouragement. We would especially like to acknowledge Lisa Turlington,…

Going LIVE in 3, 2, ….

Each Spring, Sampson Community College Foundation assembles a cross-section of artists, performers, students, volunteers, SCC faculty and staff as well as business and community leaders from throughout Sampson County for a LIVE event like no other! This year, in partnership with Star Communications, the Sampson Showcase LIVE will be taking place on Tuesday, March 14…