Tag: Bluefield State College
Historically Black Bluefield State College in West Virginia was founded in 1895 as the Bluefield Colored Institute to provide higher education to the children of African-American coal miners in the region. Today, the college, which will now become a university, is only 10 percent Black.
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Bluefield State College in West Virginia was founded in 1895 as the Bluefield Colored Institute. Today Blacks are 10 percent of all students enrolled. The college hopes that the construction of new residence halls will increase Black enrollments.
Bluefield State College, a historically Black college that now has a student body that is only 10 percent Black, recently announced the appointment of two African Americans to administrative posts.