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Technology Services

Bluefield State College’s Institutional Technology Services Department includes the Virtual College and Technology Division, Instructional Technology Center, Institutional Computer Services, Center for Extended Learning, and Library Services. 

The Virtual College includes Blackboard, Moodle, IVN and IVNWE and Interactive Video (IVN) modalities.  This combination of all of these services provides both students and staff with a variety of resources to improve their experience at BSC.

The Instructional Technology Center (ITC), located on the fourth floor of the Ned E. Shott Physical Education Building, is responsible for  providing undergraduate instruction through provision of instructional media services to faculty, students and staff.

Institutional Computer Services (ICS), located on the first floor of Dickason Hall, is another valuable resource and is responsible for providing on-site computer services to students, faculty and staff members of the college at the Bluefield, Lewisburg and Beckley campuses. ICS provides technical support for a host of issues across the various campuses and is responsible for the underlying network infrastructure and the management of the administrative systems that are used to manage the college.

The Center for Extended Learning works in coordination with Lewisburg, Beckley and the campuses of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Boone County with providing extended learning IVN tech technical support for the educational networks connected to Bluefield State College.

Wendell G. Hardway Library of Bluefield State College has a dedicated goal to lead the campus in providing access to information and education in information seeking skills.  The Library offers information literacy instruction and personal assistance to students and researchers in the use of its collections.

Contact Information

Virtual College and Technology Division
Ext. 4111—Tom Cook, Associate Dean Institutional Technology Services
Ext. 4326—Bill Bennett, Interim Director Instructional Technology Center
Ext. 4578—Audrey Biggs, Interim Director of Virtual College
Ext. 4057—Tina Strock, Administrative Assistant Senior/Office Manager

Instructional Technology Center
Ext. 4578—Audrey Biggs, BlackBoard Administrator
Ext. 4545—BlackBoard Help Desk 
Ext. 4510—Blackboard & Academic Computing Help Desk
Ext. 4591—Cody Chambers, Moodle Administrator
Ext. 4201—Heather Cline, Academic Computing Services Help Desk
Ext. 4553—Randy Carroll, Academic Computing Services Help Desk

Center for Extended Learning
Ext. 4326—Bill Bennett, Director of Educational Networks
Ext. 4058—Center for Extended Learning, IVN Tech Support—Jerry Conner, Graphic Artist; Bob Cook; and Tony Saunders

Institutional Computer Services
Ext. 4090—Institutional Computer Services Help Desk
Ext. 4111—Tom Cook, Director of Computer Services and Administrative Computing
Ext. 4118—John Spencer, Associate Director of Computer Services
Ext. 4112—Allonia Thompson, Applications Programmer, Banner Application Support
Ext. 4113—Chris Shrader, Network Administrator, PC Support Coordinator
Ext. 4114—Kim Reed,  Administrative Applications Software Specialist
Ext. 4119—Delano Sweeney, Banner/Oracle DBA, Banner Technical

Support - Library Services
Ext. 4054—Circulation Desk
Ext. 4050—Joanna Thompson, Director, Hardway Library
Ext. 4052—Nancy Turner, Reference Librarian, Govt. Docs., and Online Services Librarian
Ext. 4053—Jim Leedy, Periodicals and Archives Librarian
Ext. 4564—Cora Sue Carner, Circulation Department Supervisor / Inter-loan
Ext. 4563—Vickie Richardson, Library Administrative Assistant Technical Services
Ext. 4051—Mary Younger, Library Technical Assistant