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The regional president for the University of Charleston announced plans start an associate degree in nursing program. President, Jerry Forster, has had this plan in the works for a while now and he said it's been a long time coming.

"Today, I'm excited to announce we are bringing nursing back to the Beckley program." He said.

Forster said that because of the high demand for nurses, and the amount of hospitals in our area, Beckley makes for a great location for a program like this.

Local hospitals including Raleigh General are in full support of the new nursing program.