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Lowe's Companies, Inc. invests $500,000 in Sampson Community College's trade programs

By Staff Report, posted 2 weeks ago

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. recently invested $500,000 in Sampson Community College to improve access to construction and home improvement programs for students. 

Sampson Community College recently began construction on the Sampson Trades Center which will house training programs in electrical, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, and masonry. This gift from Lowe’s will be put toward the cost of construction and student scholarships. 

This partnership will lead to the expansion of the Workforce Development and Continuing Education training at SCC. 

In a release by SCC, SCC President Dr. Bill Starling noted that the college’s goal is to expand opportunities for students to build a more secure economic future and to better develop the workforce of Sampson County.

The Lowe’s investment in SCC will help build the community while opening pathways to skill sets for life-changing careers.

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