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Former BC Dean Succumbs to Cancer

Jan 24, 2014

After nearly three years of battling a rare soft tissue cancer, Bluefield College alumnus and former BC dean of students Dan Bowman has succumbed to the disease, passing away Thursday, January 23.

Fine Arts Classes for Community (Spring '14)

Jan 17, 2014

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2014 semester.

Voices Invited to Join Masterworks Chorale

Jan 15, 2014

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its spring concert, and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.

2012-2013: A Year-in-Review

Jan 9, 2014

The unveiling of plans for a new dental school was just one of several milestones that marked the 2012-2013 academic year. Read more in BC's Year-in-Review.

Horn and Harp Recital Coming to BC

Jan 6, 2014

Bluefield College will present a music recital of horn and harp music, Tuesday, January 14, featuring harpist Colleen Potter Thorburn and horn player Emily Boyer.

119 Seniors Celebrate Commencement

Dec 19, 2013

One hundred nineteen Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 22nd Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 14, in a program that featured a keynote address from Trudy Cathy White, daughter of Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy.

Golfers' Challenge Earns $42K for Students

Dec 19, 2013

Bluefield College recently hosted its 12th Annual Golfers’ Challenge at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school bring in $42,296 for student-athletes.

Education Grads Filling Local Schools

Dec 19, 2013

One true measure of the success of an academic program is the achievement or influence of its graduates. That being said, Bluefield College’s School of Education is proving its worth in southwest Virginia, filling numerous positions in the classrooms of local secondary schools.

Serio Serving the Underserved

Dec 19, 2013

The Bluefield College School of Dental Medicine, scheduled to open in the fall of 2016, claims as part of its mission the task of bringing dental care and improved oral health to residents of southwest Virginia and Central Appalachia who traditionally have not had access to dental services.

Professor Bryan Bids Farewell to BC

Dec 18, 2013

Since 1986, Professor Scott Bryan has been a fixture in the classroom and around campus at Bluefield College. For nearly three decades, students in the BC Division of Exercise and Sport Science have enjoyed Dr. Bryan’s engaging and spirited lectures and discussions.

Minton on Mission to Provide Dental Care

Dec 18, 2013

Frances “Frannie” Baxter Minton grew up accompanying her father, a family physician, on house calls to patients in Buchanan County, Virginia. She saw firsthand how the need for health and dental care often surpassed the supply. She also watched as the number of health care providers dwindled ...

Second Semester Set for Master's Program

Dec 13, 2013

Bluefield College will begin its second-ever semester for its master of arts in education (MAEd) program on January 13, 2014. Registration for the spring ‘14 term is running now through the first day of classes, but as leaders in the School of Education prepare for the new term, they do so with ...

BC Signs Pact with School of Law

Dec 13, 2013

Students in Bluefield College’s criminal justice program now have easier access to law school, thanks to a new pact with the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia.

School of Nursing Earns Accreditation

Dec 11, 2013

Bluefield College’s School of Nursing has received a nationally coveted stamp of approval. Following a nearly yearlong process of evaluation, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted the school full accreditation for its RN-to-BSN program.

Youth Invited to BC Winter Blast

Dec 11, 2013

What do skiing, snowboarding, tubing, rock-climbing, dodge-ball, concerts, worship, and life on a college campus all have in common?

Davis Brings Collages to BC Art Show

Dec 5, 2013

Bluefield College will host a winter art show featuring the mixed media collages of artist and graphic designer Len Davis.

BC Schedules Second Christmas Concert

Nov 26, 2013

Bluefield College will host its second Christmas concert of the season, a Christmas music and drama celebration, entitled “Christmas at Bluefield: Amahl and the Night Visitors,” Friday and Saturday, December 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

School Violence and Campus Safety

Nov 22, 2013

At a time when school shootings are unfortunately more common and safety on a college campus a greater priority than ever before, a recent presentation on school violence and campus safety at Bluefield College was more than fitting and well received by students and administrators.

BC Celebrates Baptist Heritage Day

Nov 21, 2013

The Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV) began in limited fashion in 1823 as a result of the research of two teens from Bedford County studying the needs of Baptist churches in Virginia and the ways in which believers could support congregations across the state.

Wells Coffeehouse to Feature Trumpet Jazz

Nov 21, 2013

Local boy, turned gifted flugelhorn and trumpet player David Wells will bring his restful, relaxing, jazzy instrumental music to a Bluefield College coffeehouse, Thursday, December 5 at 7 p.m. Open and free to the public, the show will take place inside BC’s Quick Shott Café in Shott Hall.

College Mourns Loss of President Dobyns

Nov 14, 2013

Dr. Roy A. Dobyns, 82, of Dandridge, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at the Jefferson County (TN) Nursing Home on November 12, 2013.

Credit Bureau Gives BC Scholarships

Nov 14, 2013

Students at Bluefield College are continuing to get vital financial aid, thanks to the longstanding generosity of the Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation.

BC Hosts Women's Business Conference

Nov 14, 2013

Businesswomen from across southwest Virginia recently spent a day in on the campus of Bluefield College improving their leadership, management, technology, and higher education skills.

Masterworks Christmas Concert Slated

Nov 13, 2013

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will present its annual Christmas concert, Sunday, November 24 at 3 p.m., featuring “A Ceremony of Carols” for chorus and harp to celebrate the Advent season.

Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band to Play

Nov 8, 2013

Bluefield College will host its Fall Instrumental Music Concert, featuring the school’s Concert Band, Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Students Showcase Artwork

Nov 8, 2013

The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, November 15 through December 5.

Award-winning Violin Duo Coming to BC

Nov 7, 2013

Award-winning violin duo Marcolivia will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Runners Sprint for BC Scholarships (2013)

Nov 5, 2013

Nearly 100 runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Sixth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 7, with Nick Whited of Bluefield, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 17:58.

Alumni Celebrate Homecoming 2013

Oct 22, 2013

Hundreds of Bluefield College alumni from as far as Florida and Michigan and as near asBluefield returned to their alma mater, October 11-13, to celebrate Homecoming 2013, featuring a special reunion for Golden Graduates, the presentation ofalumni awards, the crowning of the Homecoming Court, and ...

BC Theatre: Little Shop of Horrors

Oct 18, 2013

Bluefield College Theatre will present the sci-fi comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors, Halloween week, Tuesday, October 29 through Sunday, November 3.

Tribute to Football Great Pete Young

Oct 18, 2013

Chandos “Pete” Young was not only one of the greatest football players to ever play for Bluefield College, but arguably one of the nation’s most prolific running backs of his time.

College Presents 2013 Alumni Awards

Oct 17, 2013

Bluefield College recognized three distinguished graduates and one longtime BC professor for service and success during the school’s annual Homecoming Alumni Awards Dinner, Saturday, October 12.

Students Crown 2013 Homecoming Court

Oct 17, 2013

Bluefield College students crowned the school’s 2013 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 11.

BC Honors Golden Graduates (2013)

Oct 16, 2013

Bluefield College honored members of its class of 1963 with induction into the school’s Golden Graduates Society during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 11-13.

Edu Students Spend Summer Teaching

Oct 11, 2013

Bluefield College students in the School of Education are accepting and filling local teaching positions as soon as they graduate from college or even before they graduate -- a sign of the value of a BC teacher education degree.

Strong Showing for BC Education Grads

Oct 9, 2013

Bluefield College’s School of Education is well known for producing quality educators for the region’s secondary school systems. Graduates from the BC School of Education are sprinkled all throughout area schools, creating a distinct Bluefield College presence in classrooms everywhere in ...

BC Slates Four Fall Open House Events

Oct 9, 2013

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career or calling, but also their passion in life, by attending at least one of four Fall Open House events at Bluefield College, September 21, October 12, October 25-27 or November 16.

Watercolor Workshop at BC

Oct 9, 2013

Local watercolor art enthusiasts are invited to a Watercolor Workshop at Bluefield College, Saturday, October 26, featuring watercolorist Aislinn Lowry.

Something for Everyone in BC Auction

Oct 7, 2013

Need a vacation or a little outdoor recreation? Interested in entertainment or amusement packages? Want to take advantage of great buys on jewelry, furniture or other quality items, while supporting a good cause?

Homecoming 2013: Fun for All

Oct 1, 2013

It’s not your typical alumni event, not even an occasion just for students. Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2013, Friday through Sunday, October 11-13, is a community affair with something for everyone, including former students, current students, and the community at-large.

64 Students Make Professions of Faith

Oct 1, 2013

Sixty-four students made professions of faith during Bluefield College’s 22nd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 25-27.

Gothard Sisters Bring Folk Music to BC

Sep 27, 2013

Enjoy a little bit of folk music, a touch of Irish dancing, a slice of storytelling, and a taste of classical music when the Gothard Sisters perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.

BC Youth Theatre to Show Peter Pan

Sep 27, 2013

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present J.M. Barrie’s children’s classic “Peter Pan,” Thursday through Sunday, October 10-13.

BC Ranked Among Top Colleges in South (2013)

Sep 24, 2013

Bluefield College has been ranked among the Top Tier Colleges in the South in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges: 2014,” thanks in large part to its personal attention to students, quality of incoming freshmen, and generous financial aid.

Women Invited to Business Conference

Sep 24, 2013

Bluefield College will host a Professional Business Women’s Conference, Friday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., designed to help today’s workingwomen develop their leadership, management, technology, and higher education skills.

Football and More in Rams Home Opener

Sep 20, 2013

It’s here…the wait is over…finally…at long last! The home season opener for the Bluefield College Rams football team is set for Saturday, September 21 at 6 p.m. at Mitchell Stadium, and the long-awaited event will feature more than just Rams football against Kentucky Christian University.

BC Students Remember 9-11 with Service (2013)

Sep 19, 2013

Bluefield College students honored the memory of the victims of the tragic September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and paid tribute to the heroes who served the wounded that day by participating in a National Day of Service and Remembrance, Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

BC Slates Christian Emphasis Week (2013)

Sep 19, 2013

Bluefield College will host its 22nd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 25-27, featuring the challenging messages of pastor Clayton King and inspirational music of worship leader Robbie Alderman.

BC to Introduce New Ram Mascot

Sep 18, 2013

It’s official. The Bluefield College Ram mascot has a new name, and a winning one, too.

News of BC Dental School's Aid Spreads

Sep 13, 2013

While the dentist might be a dreaded visit for some, it turns out other people in Southwest Virginia aren't going at all.