Virginia Community Colleges signs guaranteed admission agreement - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Virginia Community Colleges signs guaranteed admission agreement with Bluefield College

Nursing students at community colleges across Virginia can now get their bachelor's degree a little easier.

The chancellor of Virginia's Community Colleges and the President of Bluefield College toured Virginia Western Community College's new Center for Science and Health Professions

The education leaders signed a guaranteed admission agreement.

The agreement says nursing students who graduate from any community college in Virginia can get automatic admission to blue field college.

the idea is to create an affordable and flexible education program.

"It helps prepare them for future opportunities in the work force, so they are able to benefit their own career advancement as well within the health industry," Blue field College President, David Olive says.

The new facility will open fall of 2013.

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