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Collaborative program between Bluefield State College and Southern WVCTC gives students an opportunity for Baccalaureate degree in Radiologic Sciences

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    Thursday, June 06 2013
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu
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Bluefield State College and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the delivery of a Baccalaureate Degree program in Radiologic Sciences.  Pictured during a signing ceremony at Southern’s Mount Gay campus are (seated, left-to-right) Melissa Haye (BSC Director of Radiologic Technology), Dr. Marsha Krotseng (BSC President), Joanne Jaeger Tomblin (First Lady/Southern WVCTC President), Eva Hallis (Southern WVCTC Coordinator for Radiologic Technology), (standing l-to-r) Angela Lambert (BSC Dean/School of Nursing & Allied Health) and Dr. Lewis Jones (BSC Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs).

Logan, WV – Bluefield State College and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the delivery of a Baccalaureate Degree program in Radiologic Sciences.

"We are delighted that this partnership with Bluefield State College will provide our students another pathway to a four-year degree. We are very excited about the additional options this agreement will provide," said Tomblin. "We will continue to strive to provide students opportunities to excel not only while they are on our campus, but also as they continue their education at four year institutions."

Dr. Krotseng commented, "We're excited about the new opportunities this great partnership with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College offers students at both institutions. The Memorandum of Understanding establishes a seamless process for students from SWVCTC to obtain a bachelor's degree in imaging sciences at Bluefield State. It also enables BSC students to complete an additional certification online through Southern. This is a win-win for everyone, including the healthcare providers and residents of Southern West Virginia who will benefit from the increased skills our graduates will gain."

Initial details of the curriculum for the radiologic sciences option at Southern and of the courses required to complete the Radiologic Sciences B.S. degree at Bluefield State College are listed on the colleges' web sites.

Bluefield State College is a member institution of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Southern provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training at each of its four campuses in Boone, Logan, Mingo and Wyoming counties and its Lincoln County High School location in Hamlin, WV. For further information visit www.southernwv.edu or call 1-866-SWCTC1.

Southern is a member institution of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.