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WVNCC & ABU sign guaranteed admission agreement

Posted 10/14/21

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West Virginia Northern Community College & Alderson Broaddus University sign guaranteed admission agreement

West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) and Alderson Broaddus University signed a guaranteed admission agreement today, making the pathway to degree completion easier for transfer students who start at WVNCC and transfer to Alderson Broaddus University.

Students who have completed an Associate in Applied Science degree or an Associate in Arts degree at WVNCC will now be guaranteed admission to Alderson Broaddus University effective immediately. The agreement provides a clear plan of transfer for academically successful students in junior standing.

“This agreement reinforces our ongoing commitment to student success and creating opportunities for our students who have a desire to continue their education,” commented WVNCC President Dr. Daniel Mosser. “I commend the leadership of Alderson Broaddus University for seamlessly opening their doors to our students.”

"Alderson Broaddus University is delighted to join in partnership with West Virginia Northern Community College to provide new and engaged educational opportunities, Dr. James “Tim” Barry, President of Alderson Broaddus University, “This agreement continues the desire of the University to enable West Virginia students the avenue of additional educational attainment. In turn, I also commend the leadership of WVNCC for agreeing to this relationship."

West Virginia Northern Community College’s mission is to educate and empower individuals to achieve academic and career goals, leading to a highly skilled, well-rounded, and accomplished workforce which successfully competes and adapts in a global economy. The College responds to the needs of the region it serves by offering a high-quality learning environment that is accessible, safe, and accommodating while nurturing teamwork and community service. Founded in 1972, WVNCC is comprised of three campuses situated in New Martinsville, Weirton and Wheeling.

Alderson Broaddus University is an independent institution of higher learning, affiliated with the West Virginia Baptist Convention and American Baptist Churches USA, committed to serving the region as an academic, cultural, and religious resource, with programs based on a liberal arts foundation.

The mission of AB is to provide students with the highest quality education, striving to prepare students to succeed in their chosen disciplines and to fulfill their roles in a diverse society as well-rounded and responsible citizens.

Since its founding in 1871, AB has been a leader and innovator in higher education, with accolades in the health and natural sciences. Alderson Broaddus University stands out as one of the most innovative health education providers in Appalachia, pioneering the nation’s first baccalaureate physician assistant program of its kind in 1968 and a post-baccalaureate physician assistant master’s degree program in 1993, and West Virginia’s first four-year Nursing program in 1945.

AB is located on a historic hilltop in Barbour County in Philippi, West Virginia. The University is rooted in historic and continuing relationships with the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. and the West Virginia Baptist Convention.

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