SCC offers SECU scholarships

For the 2022-23 academic year, Sandhills Community College received approval from the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation to participate in the SECU Bridge to Career Program. Removed are financial barriers for students seeking to obtain state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials through their local community college’s Workforce Continuing Education Division.

Eligible students receive a $500 scholarship to assist with fees and educational expenditures associated with classes that lead to marketable job skills with sustainable wage careers within the local community,

The SECU Bridge-to-Career Program assists unemployed and underemployed adults, military veterans, and members of the National Guard.

SCC WCE courses that qualify for this scholarship are: Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), CDL Truck Driver Training, Electrical Level I and II, Escort Vehicle Operator, HVAC Levels I and II, Plumbing Level I, Welding Levels I and II, Central Sterile Processing, Medical Assisting I, NC Community Health Worker, Nurse Aide 1, Pharmacy Technician, Comp TIA A+, EMT Basic, Firefighter I & II (Firefighter Academy), and FAA Remote Drone Pilot.

Interested candidates should contact Jason Levister at 910.695.3778 or [email protected].


Seats are still available for Workforce Continuing Education classes, and they do not require an application. To register, call Continuing Education at (910) 695-3980 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m.-Noon on Fridays. All major credit cards are accepted. Preregister at Preregistration must be made two days before the start date of the class.

Spring Semester

The 16-week curriculum/college credit semester and first eight-week session begin on January 9. The second eight-week session begins on March 13. Students can take a mix of full-semester classes alongside eight-week session classes. Current students can register for spring semester classes using Self-Service. New students can apply from the link at

Workforce Continuing Education classes begin throughout the semester with many beginning in January.

Go to to view the complete schedule of WCE classes and information about all SCC majors, CCP programs and classes, transfer opportunities, and registration.

Boys & Girls Club

Sandhills is now the location of a new Boys & Girls Club. It runs from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. for kindergarten through 5th grade. This is ideal for parents/guardians taking SCC afternoon/evening classes, those who need study time, need to utilize the computer lab, or work on projects. Club participants will receive homework assistance and dinner will be provided. The cost is $40 per child per year.

In addition, there is a drop-in Club from 6-9 pm for children of parents/guardians taking evening classes or needing to meet for group projects or other reasons. Dinner will be provided for the children. This drop-in club is free. For all information, go to

CCP Classes for High School Students

Moore and Hoke County High School students can take classes at SCC when a junior and senior. Those successfully completing the required number of CCP credits qualify for the Sandhills Promise. This program offers two full years of classes immediately following high school graduation at no cost. For all information, go to:

Photo by Sandhills Sentinel Photographer Melissa Schaub.


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