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BLUEFIELD (WVVA) – Bluefield College receives an "A" rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) on Wednesday.

"Bluefield's A-rated core curriculum will give its college graduates a competitive edge," said Anne Neal, president of the ACTA. "Students in other states and in other schools can graduate with a patchwork of coherent and cohesive general education requirement."

Only two percent of the 1,070 institutions reviewed received an A.

Bluefield College added an economic course to meet six of the seven requirements by ACTA. The Beazley Foundation provided the funds to make bring this course to Bluefield.

"We are grateful for the generosity of the Beazley Foundation in assisting the college with hiring an economics professor to teach macroeconomics in the general education program," stated Dr. David Olive, President of Bluefield College.

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