Category: Spotlights

A Sandhills Community College graduate’s culinary career is heating up in more ways than one. Chef Clay White’s new kitchen will be outfitted with bright lights, audio equipment, and TV cameras. Beginning a foray into… Read more

Article courtesy of Pete Kowalski. Shannon Smith graduated from Sandhills Community College with an AAS in Landscape Gardening. As the spring of 2021 blooms, The Country Club of North Carolina’s horticulturist, Shannon Smith, has successfully… Read more

“If you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” This quote from Henry Ford is one that Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduate Thomas Raper finds profoundly true. “If you put in… Read more

How can a company assist numerous employees in learning and becoming proficient in using a powerful office software product in short order? Cascades, the Canada-based manufacturer of green packaging and tissue products with Wagram and… Read more

After 20 years of experience working on the administrative side of healthcare in the U.S. Army, Margarieta Gellman decided to go back to school. She enrolled in Sandhills Community College’s Nursing program. “I’d heard from… Read more

In his words, “the stars aligned” when Steve Engle decided to pursue a police officer career. One week after completing the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Sandhills, Steve started his job as a… Read more

Sandhills Community College announces that Matthew Pittman is the 2020 Academic Excellence Award winner. “I am honored to be a recipient of the North Carolina Community College Academic Excellence Award,” said Matthew. “My journey at… Read more

The Advanced Manufacturing department at Sandhills Community College offers high-tech, in-demand career training through state-of-the-art equipment designed to meet the growing demand for skilled workers. Through partnerships with local employers, this program aligns class offerings… Read more

“Our public safety personnel are the heroes among us,” said Michelle Bauer, director of the Continuing Education Fire and Rescue program. “They are the folks that when you call 9-1-1, they’re always there. Four SCC… Read more

For now, Sandhills Community College’s “new normal” is online instruction. Three students, Wesley Bergerson, Donny Ravelo, and Lindsay O’Reilly shared their experiences with the transition from classes taught traditionally in the classroom, to virtually, and… Read more