News and Announcements
To follow partnering institutions' news, please click on the link of the college or university at which you are enrolled:
- Bluefield State College News and Announcements
- Concord University News and Annoucements
- Marshall University News and Annoucements
NOTE: For local, state and national news, scroll to the end of this page for all links. We've got you covered!
Erma Byrd Higher Education Center News and Announcements:
Apply NOW for the AS Nursing and Radiologic Technology Programs at Bluefield State College! Deadline December 15th! Click here to view and download flyer!
Marshall University brings Graduate Admissions to the Erma Byrd Center! Dawn Surbaugh, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, will be at the Center every Thursday from 8:30 to 4:30 pm. Her contact information is (304) 746-1906 and her email is email@example.com. Marshall University offers online and hybrid graduate degree programs ranging from a certificate up to and including a doctoral degree that can be completed anytime and anywhere including the Erma Byrd Center! Click here for a complete listing of program offerings. To view and download flyer click here.
ATTENTION!: Concord University at Athens and at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center will be closed on September 13th and 14th due to impending weather. Designated employees report per supervisor.
The "Welcome Back Students" collaborative cookout will be held on Wednesday, 22, 2018, from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm for all students enrolled in classes at Bluefield State College, Concord University, Marshall University and New River Community and Technical College! To view and download the flyer, please click here!
Classes for the Fall 2018 Semester at Marshall University start on Monday, August 20, 2018! We can't wait to see at The Erma Byrd Higher Education Center! Have you registered for classes?
Classes for the Fall 2018 Semester at Concord University start on Monday, August 13, 2018! We can't wait to see you at The Erma Byrd Higher Education Center! Have you registered for classes?
Classes for the Fall 2018 Semester at Bluefield State College start on Monday, August 13, 2018! We can't wait to see you at The Erma Byrd Higher Education Center! Have you registered for classes?
To view and download the list of negotiated discounts for students, faculty and staff, attending or working at a residential college in The Erma Byrd Higher Education Center Complex (i.e., Bluefield State College, Concord University, Marshall University, or New River Community and Technical College, please click here.
To view and download college discounts negotiated by The Beckley Raleigh-County Chamber of Commerce for students, faculty, and staff attending any college or university in the Beckley area, please click here. Both lists are different so be sure to download both lists to show your ID and start saving NOW!
Thinking about repaying your student loans? Check out the IBR Repayment Plan! See other repayment plans here: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/understand/plans
Higher Education News:
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
- Education Writers Association
- HuffPost Education
- USA Today Education
- Education Week
- University Business
- The Hechinger Report
- Washington Post Education
- Inside Higher Education
- Politico's Morning Education
- New York Times Education
- Los Angeles Times Education
- NPR's Education Blog
West Virginia Newspapers:
- Beckley Herald
- Bluefield Daily Telegraph
- Charleston Gazette-Mail
- The Herald Dispatch (Huntington)
- Dominion Post (Morgantown)
- Inter-Mountain (Elkins)
- Mountain Messenger (Lewisburg)
- The State Journal
- The Intelligencer (Wheeling News Register)
- Times West Virginian (Fairmont)
- WV Metro News
West Virginia News (TV):
- WVVA-TV (Bluefield, Beckley)
- WVNS-TV (Channel 59 - Raleigh, Mercer, Fayette, Greenbrier Counties)
- WTRF-TV (Wheeling, WV)
- WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, Morgantown)
- WVAH-TV (Charleston, Huntington)
- WOWK-TV (Charleston)
- WSAZ-TV (Charleston, Huntington)
- WCHS-TV (Charleston, Huntington)
- WDTV-TV (Northcentral West Virgnia)
National News (TV):