Bluefield, Community Guide 2018 - Page 24

Bluefield State College Bluefield State College has served the region as a historical black college/university (HBCU) since 1895. The College offers a number of degrees from its School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science, and School of Nursing and Allied Health. This is accomplished through moderate class sizes, deeply supportive staff, and a strong camaraderie on campus. The campus offers top-notch research labs, engaging clubs and groups, and internships for students seeking a full student experience. Currently, 60% of students earn degrees in STEM disciplines, including nursing, biology, and engineering. One of the many outgoing groups is the Bluefield State Robotics team who with their robot Apollo IV placed first in the AutoNav division of the annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition against the likes of the following universities: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor; Boise State University; U.S. Military Academy; University of Texas at Austin; Georgia Tech; Here’s what awaits you at BSC and many others! Great opportunities await student- ƒ World-Class Robotics athletes at Bluefield State College to continue playing sports that have been a ƒ Biomedical and Microbiology Research Opportunities lifelong passion. The College also serves ƒ Nursing and Rad. Tech. programs with state-of-the-art labs as the home for the now dissolved West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. ƒ A rich tradition of developing great teachers Looking to watch first rate tennis while ƒ Business and accounting programs whose alumni enjoy in town? The men’s tennis team has continually been awarded NCAA Division II career success Champions! Visit Bluefield State College today for a ƒ 14 fully-accredited degree programs history that will amaze, to find a present ƒ Affordable tuition student body that will impress, and to hear about a future that will reach new heights. ƒ 10 intercollegiate sports programs Climb Higher At www.bluefieldstate.edu 22 | Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce 111844-1