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BRCC Adds Associate's Degree In Human Services Tech


Last updated 2/24/2020 at 3:42pm

Blue Ridge Community College celebrates the partnership with Pisgah Health Foundation. Pictured left to right are Kathy Allen, Lisa Adkins, Glenda McCarson, Brenda Blackburn, Erika Roggow and Leigh Angel from Blue Ridge Community College, as well as Sheila Jarvis, and Cathy Wood from the Pisgah Health Foundation. (Courtesy photo)

Blue Ridge Community College is adding a new associate's degree in human services technology beginning fall semester 2020. The degree will have pathways in social services and substance abuse and will prepare students for entry level positions in institutions and agencies which provide social, community and educational services.

Sheila Cozart, human resources director for Transylvania County, is excited about the new program of study being offered at the Blue Ridge Transyl-vania County Campus. After "many years of difficulty recruiting qualified social workers," county staff initiated disc...

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