Bluefield State University

Bluefield State University’s president to step down after public battles with faculty

BY: - November 6, 2023

The embattled president of Bluefield State University in Mercer County will retire at the end of the calendar year, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. The outlet has followed BSU President Robin C. Capehart’s tenure as he fought publicly with faculty members over the university’s finances, declining enrollment and more.  There was also controversy around […]

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Bluefield State University student named 2023 White House’s HBCU scholar 

BY: - July 24, 2023

Bluefield State University student Patrice Sterling has been named to the White House’s 2023 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Scholar Program. Sterling was one of 102 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from 29 states and countries to be selected. She was the only student who was selected from West Virginia.  “I was excited but also […]