2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

President’s Welcome

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                 It is truly a privilege to welcome you to Bluefield State College.  Here, you will be greeted by an outstanding, dedicated faculty and staff who will support you in the pursuit of your professional and personal goals.

                You will select from a range of dynamic programs in Bluefield State’s Schools of Business, Education,Humanities and Social Sciences, STEM, and Nursing and Allied Health.  Our on-campus degree programs include online options that enhance the flexibility and accessibility of your educational endeavors designed to prepare you for the career and profession that you are pursuing.

                You will be a vital participant in the exciting era into which the College has entered.  Our student robotics team is preparing to seek another world championship, and our Nursing programs are rated #1 in the state and have recently celebrated landmark anniversaries (Associate Degree-50 years, Baccalaureate Degree-30 years).  BSC students and faculty are conducting world class research, and student teams from each school are excelling in the classroom, in academic competitions, and in volunteer initiatives throughout the campus and community.

                Bluefield State College offers a comprehensive college experience with more than 30 campus organizations, along with a robust selection of student activities, support services, volunteer initiatives, and ten intercollegiate sports programs.  Your success IS our top priority.

                In 2020, Bluefield State will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its founding.  The College’s core values of excellence, community, diversity, and growth have served BSC faithfully since the College’s opening in 1895.  Here you will learn in a setting that is both exciting and challenging.  You will also receive support, encouragement, and direction that will strengthen your ability to do great things.  You will graduate as a leader who is prepared to make a positive difference in the region and the world!



Robin C. Capehart