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King University News :: King University to Host Graduate and Professional Studies Information Session at Virginia Highlands Community College Feb. 25

BRISTOL, Tenn., February 20, 2015 – King University will host an information session for Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) degree options for adult learners at Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) on Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Wolves Den located in the ICS building.

King is making it easier for working adults throughout East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia in their quest to obtain a college degree. The sessions, conducted by King University enrollment counselors, will provide information on how you can obtain your degree through King’s GPS program in as little as 16 months.

“Extending one’s education to include a bachelor’s degree provides increased career opportunities, whether a student is seeking to advance their career or they are transitioning from their current area of expertise into a new one,” said Mona Salyer, assistant vice president for Enrollment Management Graduate and Professional Studies Tri-Cities.

Those attending will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services, as well as King faculty.

The Feb. 25 information session from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be held in the Wolves Den located in the ICS building.

Contact Ashley Hartless at 423.652.4861, 800.362.0014, or for additional details on the information session at Virginia Highlands Community College. University application fees will be waived for all who attend.


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.