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School of Nursing & Allied Health   The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers degrees in nursing and radiologic technology. Programs offered include: baccalaureate and associate degrees in nursing, baccalaureate in radiologic sciences, and the associate degree in radiologic technology.

The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business The nationally accredited W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business offers a B.S. degree in Accountancy, a B.S. degree in Business Administration (with majors/minors in Accounting, Management and Marketing) and a B.S. degree in Health Services Management.

School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science The engineering technology programs offer associate and baccalaureate degrees in a variety of technological fields. Associate degrees may be earned in architectural, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering technology.

School of Education The School of Education offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Elementary Education (K-6) or Early/Middle Education. The program prepares graduates to teach at the Elementary (K-6) grade level and/or the Middle School (5-9) grade level in one of four required areas of specialization: English/Language Arts, Mathematics, General Science, and Social Studies.

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.

School of Arts & Sciences
The School of Arts and Sciences offers courses in art, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, English, French, geography, geology, history, humanities, journalism, mathematics, music, natural science, physical science, physics, political science, psychology, social science, sociology, Spanish, and speech.

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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December 01 2015

(Bluefield)--The Bluefield State College Jazz Ensemble will present its annual Winter Concert on Monday, December 7, at 7 p.m., in the Basic Science Auditorium on the BSC campus. The event is open to the public, free of charge. The 20 ensemble, organized in 1970, is a combination of area musicians ...
Scholarship Established at Bluefield State College to Honor ...
November 16 2015

The Bluefield State College Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of a scholarship in honor of Rev. Paul Maurice Holyfield. Rev. Holyfield graduated from Bluefield State College in 1955 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education. The scholarship was established by his da...
November 13 2015

Microsite—The broad intent is to use the site for project documentation while also providing an opportunity for interested individuals and groups to have input into the process. Since we are in the beginning stages of imagining a refreshed visual identity for Bluefield State College, the site is in...
November 11 2015

(Bluefield)—Bluefield State College has received notification from the U.S. Department of Education that it will receive a $2.5 million grant. The five year grant is focused on Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA) activities. The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 earmar...
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June 6, 2007

Members Present: Dr. Louis Aikens, Mr. John Shott, Ms. Gloria Stephens, Mr. Larry Morhous (via conference phone), Mr. Norris Kantor, Mr. Jeffrey Forlines, Ms. Anne Crowe, The Reverend James Palmer, III, Dr. Lyn Guy (via conference phone), Mr. Daniel Frost, Mr. Kevin Pruitt, Dr. Norman Mirsky 
Guests Present: Dr. Albert Walker, Mr. John Cardwell, Mr. Jim Nelson, Dr. Don Smith, Ms. Shelia Johnson, Ms. Dedriell Taylor

Call to Order
Chairman Norris Kantor called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m. in the Bluefield State College Conley Hall Conference Room. Mr. Kantor announced that the Memorandum of Agreement between New River Community and Technical College and Bluefield State College will not be discussed at this meeting but will be addressed at the regular BOG meeting in June.  Mr. Kantor informed the group that the only topic for discussion will be a personnel matter to be discussed in Executive Session and to vote on the President’s contract. A motion was made (DFrost/KPruitt) to go into Executive Session. Motion carried.
Executive Session
Motion was made (DFrost/KPruitt) to return to regular session. Motion carried.
A motion was made (LAikens/LGuy) to establish a screening committee to develop criteria for the functioning of the President. Dr. Guy stated that the wording and the make-up of the committee should be as discussed in the Executive Session. Mr. Kantor informed the group that the make-up of the committee will be a staff representative, faculty representative, student representative, and at least two Board representatives. Motion carried. Those appointed to the committee were Dr. Norman Mirsky, Mr. Jeffrey Forlines, Mr. Daniel Frost, Mr. Kevin Pruitt, and Ms. Gloria Stephens, and Ms. Angela Lambert.
A motion was made (LAikens/JShott) to offer the President a two year contract providing time for addressing the issues that are raised by the evaluating committee. Motion carried.
Mr. Forlines stated that the appointed committee will present a report at each regular meeting of the Board.  The group discussed the need to discuss the guidelines before the written contract is done. Ms. Johnson informed the group that the President’s contract must be submitted to HEPC in July to be discussed in the August meeting.
With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
Anita Barilla





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