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

Denton Honored as Athletic Director of the Year

Aaron Denton, Athletic Director at Sandhills Community College, has been named the Junior/Community College Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. “This is an incredible honor,” said SCC President John Dempsey, “and it is well-deserved. Aaron has built our athletic program, from scratch, into one of … Continue reading Denton Honored as Athletic Director of the Year

Helping Students Choose the Best Career and Land the Ideal Job

North Carolina community colleges typically have two divisions. One side of the house is Curriculum. These are college-credit courses and programs that can lead to a degree, diploma, or certificate. Continuing Education is much broader, serving students who need a high school diploma, refresher courses to begin college, or a short-term career training credential. It … Continue reading Helping Students Choose the Best Career and Land the Ideal Job

Lindsey Farmer- Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs

“I love working with our student population,” said Lindsey Farmer. “They come from all walks of life, they each have a unique story as to why they are with us, and for the most part, they are grateful for the wonderful opportunities they have as a Sandhills’ students. Lindsey is the Director, of Financial Aid … Continue reading Lindsey Farmer- Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs