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Open House to be Held July 14 at King University’s Main Campus in Bristol, TN

Bristol Open HouseBRISTOL, Tenn., June 24, 2015 – King University will host an Open House on Thursday, July 14 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Nicewonder Hall located at 7216 Academy Drive between the entrance gates on King College Road on the north side of campus in Bristol, Tenn. 

“Our Graduate, Professional, and Online Studies (GPS) are tailored to reduce the challenges facing the adult learner,” stated Micah Crews, associate vice president of Enrollment Management for King University. “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.”

Crews added, “Time and access is often a barrier for students to finish their degrees. By offering classes in convenient locations, one night per week, the working adult may obtain their degree in as little as 16 months and open the door for professional advancement.”

This Open House will provide the opportunity to meet one-on-one with faculty, financial aid counselors, enrollment counselors, and career center counselors. Transcript evaluations and resume reviews will be available.Those attending will also tour the main campus.

King’s GPS degree offerings include undergraduate degrees in Applied Science, Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, Education Licensure, English, Health Informatics, Healthcare Administration, History, Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing, Pathway, Psychology, Religious Studies, and RN-BSN. Also offered are master’s programs in Business Administration, Education, and Nursing, as well as a doctorate program in Nursing Practice.

Application fees will be waived for all who attend. Contact King’s Office of Admissions at or toll free at 800.362.0014 for additional information. You may also apply online at


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.