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King University to Host Transfer Day at Virginia Highlands Community College March 30

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 23, 2017 – Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) will be the site of an upcoming King University Transfer Day. The event will take place across the VHCC campus in the OTC Building, NEB Building, LRC Building, and in the Wolves’ Den in the ICS Building on Thursday, March 30 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Those attending the Information Session event will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from King’s faculty and Admissions office. Representatives will also be available to discuss financial aid options, King’s traditional daytime programs, as well as evening or online program options designed for working adults.

“Transfer agreements in place between Virginia Highlands Community College and King University provides students a seamless transfer from an associate degree program to a baccalaureate program,” says Mona Salyer, assistant vice president for Enrollment Management Graduate & Professional Studies in the Tri-Cities. “Extending one’s education to include a bachelor’s degree provides increased career opportunities, whether a student is seeking career advancement or he or she is transitioning from their current area of expertise into a new one.”

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

The 2015-16 Articulation and Transfer in Tennessee Higher Education Report by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission indicates that King University is the largest recipient of transfer students among Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association (TICUA) institutions. King is also recognized for having the largest population of transfer students from public institutions in Tennessee.

Contact King University’s Office of Admissions for additional information by calling 800-362.0014 or email 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 on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.