High School Equivalency Commencement at Sandhills

The McNeill-Woodward Green in front of the Katharine L. Boyd Library was the location for the Sandhills Community College High School Equivalency Graduation Ceremony on Friday, June 15. According to Anna Harrington, coordinator for the event, over 90 students completed the requirements for this achievement. Maria Campbell, director of the College and Career Readiness Program, … Continue reading High School Equivalency Commencement at Sandhills

Director of Student Services Hoke Center and Personal Counselor- Rosa McAllister-McRae

Rosa McAllister-McRae has been taking college courses in one fashion or the other since the early 80s. She studied drama at Kingsboro Community College in Brooklin, NY and after coming back to Raeford to assist an ailing parent, she studied at Sandhills and went on to earn a BS in Psychology from Fayetteville State University. … Continue reading Director of Student Services Hoke Center and Personal Counselor- Rosa McAllister-McRae

Director of Marketing and Public Relations- Karen Manning

As the Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Karen handles all promotions and advertising for Sandhills. “My job is so varied; I look forward to what each day will hold,” she said. “I plan all of our marketing, handle all of our graphic design and print production, write press releases, write and produce radio spots … Continue reading Director of Marketing and Public Relations- Karen Manning

History of the Landscape Gardening Program and the Sandhills Horticultural Gardens

By Dee Johnson In 1965, Mr. Francis W. Howe, owner of Clarendon Gardens Nursery and Landscape services in Pinehurst, North Carolina, developed a committee to explore the initiation of a National Institute of Horticulture.  As a result of these early efforts, Mr. Fred Heutte, Mrs. Louise J. Ballard, Mr. David G. Leach, Dr. Francis deVos, and … Continue reading History of the Landscape Gardening Program and the Sandhills Horticultural Gardens

Public Safety Summer Courses at SCC

Whether you are a student seeking a career as a firefighter or a seasoned veteran needing your annual recertification’s, the Public Safety Department has ongoing course offerings to meet your needs. The following classes are enrolling for summer 2018. EMT-Basic “EMT-Basic” will teach you entry-level training in emergency response through hands-on training and clinical experience. … Continue reading Public Safety Summer Courses at SCC

Career Training Classes at Sandhills in July

The Continuing Education Career Training program is a perfect local resource for adult learners who want to improve workplace skills, achieve job certification or recertification, improve employment marketability or explore new opportunities. Health Care Occupations A “Medical Administrative Assistant” is a valuable member of the healthcare team who can handle a broad range of duties, … Continue reading Career Training Classes at Sandhills in July

Sandhills Community College Spring 2018 Honors List

Sandhills Community College students who achieved a 4.0-grade point average with twelve or more semester hours of college-level work were placed on the President’s List for the spring semester of 2018. Those on the President’s List are: Lydia Adjah Adu-Nti, Tesla Jean Anderson, Calvin Seth Austin, Jason Avramis, Faruhk Ayala, Ryan Christofor Baer, Harrison Washington … Continue reading Sandhills Community College Spring 2018 Honors List

Seeking an Authentic College Experience, this Graduate Ended up Earning a Coveted NC State Scholarship

This future veterinarian’s love of Organic Chemistry runs deep, but Tesla Anderson’s favorite class while attending Sandhills was Calculus, despite the fact it made her, “laugh, cry, and nearly die from stress” After she graduated from McDowell High School in Marion, NC, Tesla moved in with her grandparents in Carthage to attend SCC. She choose … Continue reading Seeking an Authentic College Experience, this Graduate Ended up Earning a Coveted NC State Scholarship

Spotlighting Christopher Ford

Sandhills Community College’s new “Belong” advertising campaign features current and recent students. The billboard you see here features Christopher Ford. He was photographed when he attended the annual Giles Leadership Academy. Chris moved to the Sandhills region eight years ago from Centurion, South Africa after his father was recruited by Rite-Aid as a pharmacist. As … Continue reading Spotlighting Christopher Ford