A summary of recent events, achievements, and developments at Bluefield State College
Bluefield State College chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Teacher Education Honor Society inducted 12 new members during a recent on-campus ceremony.
BSC "Blue & Gold Opportunity Plan" is now available for qualified students in their choice of more than a dozen high skilled, high wage, high demand programs.
BSC Baccalaureate Nursing Program Receives Maximum Continuing Accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Bluefield State College’s Baccalaureate Nursing (BSN) program was granted continuing national accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Bluefield State College Announces Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan, Providing Free Tuition to Qualified Students
Bluefield State College is pleased to join Concord University in expanding opportunities for students in West Virginia by announcing the Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan, effective in fall 2019, which provides free tuition to qualified students enrolled in one of more than one dozen high-skilled, high-wage, high-demand programs.
A student nursing laboratory at Bluefield State College recently received a “helping arm,” in fact, eight “helping arms.” The addition of two intravenous training arms permits BSC’s nursing students to practice and perfect their techniques for blood flow, venipuncture, and phlebotomy procedures in a laboratory setting before the students perform the same procedures in a clinical setting.
BSC Radiologic Technology class of 2019 are all certified Radiographers with a 100% pass rate on the ARRT exam
The Bluefield State College 2019 Spring Semester President’s and Dean’s Lists have been announced. One hundred thirty-seven students earned President’s List recognition and an additional 213 students merited inclusion in the Dean’s List.
Several student members of the Bluefield State College 2018 World IGVC champion robotics team and team advisor & BSC faculty member Joseph Hazelwood, took part in the recent Southwest Virginia Economic Forum at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, VA.
The Gamma Beta Phi Society awards student members, in good standing, with national scholarships each academic year. It was announced recently that three Bluefield State College students were awarded three different scholarships.
Eleven of our region’s mine rescue teams competed at Bluefield State College (BSC) for its 13th annual mine rescue competition. For the second year in a row, the Wellmore Energy Red team took first place in the contest, Contura Energy Southern WV finished in second place, and the Buchanan Minerals Black team finished in third place.
A summary of Bluefield State College news, achievements, events, and activities, as well as events scheduled for the near future.
Bluefield State College Interim President Robin Capehart was the featured speaker at the May 14 meeting of the Beckley Rotary Club.
Moments after he delivered an inspiring commencement address to Bluefield State College’s 2019 graduating class, BSC alumnus William B. Robertson was honored. College President Robin Capehart announced that the Bluefield State Library has been named the “William B. Robertson Library” to honor the graduation speaker, whose career included service in the administrations of five United States Presidents.
Humphrey Fellow Dr. Kouame Remi Oussou of Alassane Ouattara University-Bouake, Côte d’Ivore, where he is Assistant Professor of Sociology and coordinator of career services, will engage in job shadowing Dr. Sudhakar R Jamkhandi, Coordinator of Bluefield State College’s Office of International Initiatives, May 1 – June 7, 2019 to learn strategies and activities to recruit, integrate, and retain international students and internationalize his institution’s academic curriculum.
Bluefield State College’s W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business hosted a meeting of the Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia’s Entrepreneurship Working Group.
The recently signed articulation agreement in Criminal Justice between Bluefield State College and the McDowell County Career and Technical Center marked a milestone for BSC. The College now has 50 active articulation agreements with regional community colleges and county high school career and technical centers.
BSC Criminal Justice Program Holds 28th annual Mock Trial Competition in Mercer County Circuit Court Judge William Sadler’s Courtroom
The Bluefield State College Criminal Justice program recently conducted its 28th annual Mock Trial competition in the courtroom of Mercer County Circuit Court Judge William Sadler. This year’s competition marked the first time the BSC mock trial event has been held in Judge Sadler’s courtroom.
Bluefield State College student-athlete Raenel Crenshaw was presented the “2019 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award” during the College’s recent athletics banquet. The magazine “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” sponsors the award to honor undergraduate students who have excelled in the classroom as well as on the athletic field.
BSC News Bits, Bytes, and Teasers, week ending May , a summary of recent events of note at Bluefield State College, as well as programs/activities scheduled for the coming weeks.