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The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business The School of Business at Bluefield State College offers a variety of programs. Students in the four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration program must complete the requirements of two specializations chosen from: accounting, management, marketing, or computer science.


 
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School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science Students graduating with a B.S. in Computer Science are prepared for positions as systems analysts, software designers, network professionals, and webmasters depending on the education path taken.

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Bluefield State College Bluefield State College was established as a black teachers college by an act of the West Virginia Legislature in 1895 and was integrated after 1954. By the 1960's the College had a comprehensive four-year program of teacher education, arts and sciences, and engineering technology. Gradually a variety of two-year technical programs evolved in response to local needs.

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April 17 2014

(Bluefield)—The Center for Applied Research and Technology at Bluefield State College (CART) described and demonstrated a few of the prototype products it developed for RSL Fiber Systems (RSL) for members of the Innovation Transfer Consortium (ITC) at the group's February meeting at Alderson Br...
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Project BRACE
(Blue Roots and Career Emphasis)
Title III Higher Education Program


Project BRACE (Blue Roots and Career Emphases) is part of a federally funded Title III Higher Education program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: BRACE has substantially strengthened many areas of the College academic and support structure. Its valuable contributions benefit students, faculty, staff, community and administration in countless ways.

Abstract of Activities

Activity I

Activity I primarily relates to legislatively allowable activity 9 as specified in 34 CFR 608.10, which provides for “establishing or improving a development office to strengthen or improve contributions from alumni and the private sector.”  Activity I is designed to maintain an Office of Institutional Advancement and Planning (Development) to build the college’s infrastructure and financial stability through the acquisitions of non-cash contributions, cash contributions, other resources and the endowment. This activity includes functions such as fundraising, Alumni Affairs, Multicultural Affairs, Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Sponsored Programs, and Fiscal Management. This Activity also provides support for special projects, community relations, outreach services, small business development, grantsmanship, and volunteerism.

Activity II

Activity II primarily relates to legislatively allowable activity 7 as specified in 34 CFR 608.10, which provides for “funds and administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management.” This activity enables BSC to maintain an Office of Project Administration to write the proposal and budget, plan for, coordinate and monitor the process and product of the other Activities and facilitate achievement of all project goals.  The project administrator, a member of the president’s staff, consults and plans closely with the President and maintains ongoing communication with the federal agency officials.  The administrator and aide ensure the timely preparation and submission of required information and other documentation.  The president and administrator actively participate in annual Title III workshops and other supporting conferences that occur. Through this Activity, BSC also addresses fiscal stability and financial management issues.BSC established an Office of Project Administration to write the proposal and budget, plan for, coordinate and monitor the process and product of the other Activities and facilitate achievement of all project goals.  The project administrator, consults and plans closely with the President and maintains ongoing communication with the federal agency officials.  The administrator and aide ensure the timely preparation and submission of required information and other documentation.  The president and administrator actively participate in annual Title III workshops and other supporting conferences that occur.

Activity III

Activity III primarily relates to legislatively allowable activity 2 as specified in 34 CFR 608.10, which provides for “construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement in classroom, library, laboratory, and other instructional facilities, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services.” Activity III is designed to enhance institution-wide Computer Literacy and Technology Upgrade by providing computers, other equipment, networking, distance learning technology, support personnel, and training opportunities. This Activity encompasses academic computer services, administrative computer services, online courses, the Interactive Video Network and computer laboratories. Through this Activity, Title III supports the general functions of the Instructional Technology Center and the Computer Center.

Activity IV

Activity IV primarily relates to legislatively allowable activity 3 as specified in 34 CFR 608.10, which provides for “support for faculty exchanges, faculty development and faculty fellowships to assist these faculty members in attaining advanced degrees in their fields of instruction.” Activity IV facilitates Curriculum, Faculty/Staff Development in all divisions, departments and offices. This Activity advances teaching and learning throughout various disciplines in the School of Business; the School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science; the School of Arts and Sciences; the School of Nursing and Allied Health; and the Virtual College. This Activity engages faculty, staff, administrators, and students in professional development opportunities such as courses, workshops, conferences, and seminars in addition to support guest lecturers, speakers, and consultants. Components of Activity IV include the Emerging Leaders Institute and the Honor’s College.

Activity V

Activity V primarily relates to legislatively allowable activity 6 as specified in 34 CFR 608.10, which provides for “tutoring, counseling, and student service programs designed to improve academic success.” Activity V is designed to initiate, implement, and maintain tasks related to Enrollment Management and Multicultural Outreach. Activity V embraces multicultural outreach counseling, academic advising for student athletes, and Multicultural Outreach.

Contact Information

For additional information contact Dr. Felica Wooten Williams.

Wooten
Dr. Felica Wooten Williams
Executive Director, Title III/Academic Outreach Programs

Room: Conley Hall 212
Telephone: (304) 327-4211
FAX:  (304) 327-4546
Email: fwilliams@bluefieldstate.edu

EDUCATION

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - College of Human Resources and Education
  Education Leadership and Policy Studies Ph.D. (Graduated: May 12, 2000)
  Major: Higher Education Administration & College Student Affairs 
 
  Cognate: Public Administration and Policy Analysis  
Marshall University
  Major: Adult and Technical Education  M.S. Ed. (Graduated: May 7, 1994)
  Emphasis: Technical Curriculum & Evaluation  
United Theological Seminary
  Presidential Scholar  
  Master of Divinity  M.Div. (Graduated:  May 21, 2011)
  Concentration: Church Renewal
West Virginia Institute of Technology
  Major: Business Management B.A. (Graduated: December 19, 1986)
Bluefield State College
  Major: Radiologic Technology  
Mountain State University (a.k.a. Beckley College and/or The College of West Virginia)
  Major: Banking and Finance  A.S. (Graduated: May 11, 1984)
  Major: Business Administration A.S. (Graduated: May 11, 1984)

Calendar Events

Mon Apr 21, 2014 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
SGA Voting
Mon Apr 21, 2014 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Earth Day Expo
Mon Apr 21, 2014 @11:00AM -
Lady Blues ECAC Basketball Champions Celebration
Mon Apr 21, 2014 @ 3:00PM -
General Faculty Meeting
Tue Apr 22, 2014
'A Celebration of Success' featuring Jim Justice
Tue Apr 22, 2014 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
SGA Voting
Tue Apr 22, 2014 @ 6:00PM -
Pi Gamma Mu Spring Induction Ceremony

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