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

Friends in College, Business Partners After Graduation

Both Amie O’Connor and Ginni Pimentel agree that the Therapeutic Massage program at Sandhills fully prepared them to be successful in their field. The women are now business partners, founding Sandhills Therapeutic Effects. They are located at 239 W. Pennsylvania Avenue in Southern Pines. “Without Sandhills I would have never found my passion, which fuels … Continue reading Friends in College, Business Partners After Graduation

Instructor Spotlight- Crystal Wambeke

Certified Bookkeeper Crystal Wambeke will lead eight seminars, including three hands-on workshops concerning financial statements during Fall Semester. For the past 9 years, Crystal has been assisting small businesses with accounting and bookkeeping. She offers bookkeeping training and consulting to small businesses and individuals and provides education and seminars to start-up businesses that want to … Continue reading Instructor Spotlight- Crystal Wambeke

Spotlight- Cristi Ryan, Alumni

Non-traditional SCC graduate Cristi Ryan took advantage of the gift the college offered to all graduates. The week after commencement Cristi attended a Working Smart class. The class was offered to help grads learn critical, work-related interpersonal skills and to increase the probability of success in the workplace. Participants learned useful work and practical life … Continue reading Spotlight- Cristi Ryan, Alumni