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Former Pakistani Politician's Daughter Says "Americans Don't Know How Good They Have It"

Sep 29, 2015

Due to her severe medical issues, Razia Begum recently moved to America to live with her son after a life of political and personal hardship.

White liked his odds in CHINA

Sep 29, 2015

By Layney Sandifer Edited by Andres Palacio   David White, a Bluefield College student, was given the opportunity to travel to China to visit his dream school, Jiangsu Second Normal University.   White said his favorite part of the trip was that 20 times as many women attended ...

Climbing Castles in Spain

Sep 29, 2015

Learning experiences at Bluefield College can be “amazing,” “life fulfilling” and “a dream come true.” Just ask BC junior Adriana Moreno, who just recently completed a study trip abroad to Spain, where she not only had an “amazing” time learning, but also developed a keen appetite ...

Basic Virtues & Values of a Human Being

Sep 25, 2015

For those of you struggling at times. For those of you overwhelmed with college and life, God is right beside you and He is not letting you down.

Runners Sprint for BC Scholarships

Sep 24, 2015

Fifty-six runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Eighth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 19, with Josh Wolfe of Pearisburg, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 20:19.

The Ruuuuush Hour

Sep 24, 2015

College life is harder, but at the same time is beautiful. Read the column and feel identified. This is for everyone who has a busy life but still makes it happen.

Should fans of “The Walking Dead” watch its spinoff “Fear the Walking Dead”?

Sep 23, 2015

It’s been a month since the series premiere of "Fear the Walking Dead." "The Walking Dead" spinoff is set in Los Angeles during the beginnings of the zombie virus outbreak. This is a new character group, in a different time and setting. But the question is: should fans of a ...

Tony Nolan Series at BC Postponed

Sep 22, 2015

Bluefield College's Christian Emphasis Week featuring guest speaker Tony Nolan has been postponed due to an unexpected development that will not allow Nolan to come to Bluefield. Originally scheduled for September 23-25, the event will be rescheduled later in the fall. Additional publcity will be ...

A Year in Review: 2014-2015

Sep 18, 2015

From record enrollment and new academic programs to honors for service and contributions to missions, Bluefield College's 2014-2015 academic year was one to celebrate. A quick year in review will tell exactly why.

BC to Honor Local Journalists

Sep 17, 2015

Bluefield College will pay tribute to the work of local journalists during its 16th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Friday, September 25 -- an event that will include the presentation of a Shott Excellence in Media Award to an outstanding local journalist and remarks from Princeton Times’ editor ...

Body Language Focus of BC Fall Art Show

Sep 16, 2015

Bluefield College is hosting a fall art show, now through November 12, featuring the works of figurative artist Jordan Lively.

Why an Apology May be Too Late

Sep 15, 2015

In the last few months, Hillary Clinton successfully kicked off her second presidential campaign and that seems to be all that has gone right for her. Once the Democratic forerunner and pegged less than a year ago as the star choice for the nomination, her poll numbers have taken a gradual ...

Black or White: How a Movie About Race Misses the Chance to be Great

Sep 15, 2015

Black or White (2014) is a movie about race, forgiveness and understanding says Rotten Tomatoes, a movie review website. Although it might have found some success with the latter two claims, the first one failed. After a car accident leaves Elliot Anderson's (Kevin Costner) wife dead, Elliot ...

BC Formally Kicks off New Academic Year

Sep 4, 2015

Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off its 2015-2016 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President’s Convocation and Founders’ Day Celebration, Wednesday, September 2, featuring greetings from BC dignitaries and a keynote address from new vice president Dr. Marshall ...

BC Gives Hope to Needy Women

Sep 4, 2015

Bluefield College strives to help students identify and understand their life’s calling. It’s part of the BC mission. But that purpose does not always adhere to conventional methods or apply only to traditional college students.

BC Honors '85 Golf, Basketball Teams

Sep 4, 2015

Thirty years ago, the Bluefield College men’s basketball team finished one win shy of a national championship, runner-up in the National Little College Athletic Association (NLCAA) National Tournament. That same year, 1985, the BC golf team earned a national title as winners of the NLCAA ...

Students Commit to Honesty, Integrity

Sep 4, 2015

New students at Bluefield College made commitments to demonstrate respect, integrity, honesty and other virtues as members of the BC family during the school’s traditional Honor Code Convocation, August 24.

Fall Fine Arts Classes for Community

Sep 3, 2015

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2015 semester.

Kids Explore Science at Bluefield College

Sep 2, 2015

Students on the campus of Bluefield College spent the summer learning about science, but not your typical college student and not through the usual process of instruction.

Runners Invited to Elswick 5K

Aug 28, 2015

Bluefield College will host its Eighth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 19, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K Run/Walk they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades. They’ll be running for scholarships and to preserve the ...

BC Offers Unique Sign Language Classes

Aug 20, 2015

Bluefield College will start its second year of instruction in American Sign Language this fall -- a unique series of courses gaining significant praise and popularity on campus and still the only two-year curriculum of college ASL classes being offered in the area.

BC Opens Doors for Brazilian Students

Aug 18, 2015

Brazilian students are a common sighting on the campus of Bluefield College these days. Thanks to a variety of partnerships and cultural exchange programs, BC is showcasing its campus year-round to Brazilian students, who are quickly learning the value of a private liberal arts college education ...

BC and Baptist Teens Impact Virginia

Aug 13, 2015

Dozens of youth from Baptist churches across Virginia converged on the campus of Bluefield College this summer to make a difference in the lives of families in southwest Virginia through a faith-based community service project called Impact Virginia.

Community Invited to Join BC Choir

Aug 13, 2015

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its fall 2015 concert and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.

BC Begins Innovative Recruiting Program

Aug 12, 2015

Bluefield College recently announced the addition of a new student recruitment program to attract and retain prospective students.

Prospects Invited to Private College Week

Jul 21, 2015

Bluefield College will join 23 other Virginia private colleges in a statewide series of open house events, July 27 through August 1, designed to increase awareness of the quality and affordability of a private college education.

Online Degree Info Sessions

Jul 16, 2015

Bluefield College will host a series of open house events in cities across Virginia in July for the purpose of sharing the latest opportunities available in its Online Degree Program.

ESS Students Get On the Job Training

Jul 16, 2015

Students at Bluefield College are serving valuable roles in the community, fulfilling callings and living passions, even before earning their college degree.

Education Students Learning First-hand

Jul 16, 2015

When students in Bluefield College’s Teacher Education Program completed their studies and graduated this past spring, they did so with more than just knowledge obtained from books and lectures.

BC Ranked Among Best Online Colleges

Jul 14, 2015

Bluefield College has been ranked among the best online Christian colleges in America by Christian Universities Online (CUO).

Don't Miss Summer '15 Alumni Reunions

Jul 13, 2015

Bluefield College alumni and friends are invited to a series of summer reunions at baseball stadiums across the Commonwealth in August 2015.

NCIS Internship Feeds Richardson's Passion

Jul 6, 2015

Recent Bluefield College graduate Kayla Richardson has a passion for justice – a passion she explored and nurtured through the school’s criminal justice (CRJ) program and through a unique internship for select CRJ students with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS).

Spring '15 President's and Dean's Lists

Jul 6, 2015

Bluefield College has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the spring 2015 academic semester.

Dunn Enjoys 50 Years of a Calling Fulfilled

Jul 1, 2015

Some people have deep roots in a community because of their family history. However, every now and then, you’ll come across an individual who has such an impact on residents that it seems like he was always a part of the neighborhood.

Alumnus Garry Jones: Education Pioneer

Jun 23, 2015

Full Sail University – an award-winning educational institution for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry in areas including art and design; business, film and television; games, media and communications; music and recording; and web and technology. A university that is ...

BC Faculty, Staff Transitions

Jun 23, 2015

A host of Bluefield College faculty and staff were involved in a variety of professional distinctions and transitions during the spring of 2015.

Alumni Reunion in Charlottesville

Jun 22, 2015

Bluefield College alumni and friends from Greater Charlottesville are invited to the 29th Annual Alumni Reunion at the Gentry Farm, Saturday, July 11.

Summer '15 Fine Arts Community School

Jun 18, 2015

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for summer 2015, and featured on the schedule are two camps, a series of classes, a workshop, and private lessons.

President Olive Rescinds Resignation

May 28, 2015

Just two days after announcing his plans to step down as president of Bluefield College, Dr. David Olive has rescinded his resignation and decided to carry on the mission of the Virginia Baptist school.

Alumnus, Nobel Prize Winner John Nash Dies

May 27, 2015

Bluefield College alumnus and Nobel Prize-winning mathematician Dr. John Forbes Nash, Jr., whose struggle with schizophrenia was the inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film A Beautiful Mind, died May 23 along with his wife, Alicia, in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Encouraging Human Service Providers

May 21, 2015

More than 50 local human service providers, who dedicate their lives to the health and welfare of others, had the tables turned on them, Friday, May 15, when Bluefield College hosted the group on campus for a daylong conference designed to support and strengthen their efforts.

BC Confers First Ever Master's Degrees

May 21, 2015

One hundred thirty-seven seniors accepted diplomas during Bluefield College’s 93rd Annual Spring Commencement, May 9, 2015. Some graduated cum laude, magna cum laude, even summa cum laude. Others graduated from the Honors Program. But, none were more notable or more historic than the four from ...

Info Sessions for Master's in Nursing

May 20, 2015

Bluefield College’s Board of Trustees recently approved the creation of a new master’s degree program in nursing, and during the months of May and June, the school will host a series of Town Hall Meetings to introduce the new program to the community.

Employees Earn Year-end Awards

May 19, 2015

Bluefield College honored its employees with a year-end faculty and staff awards ceremony, May 7, which included the presentation of two Distinguished Faculty Awards to Dr. Bob Boozer and Professor Mimi Merritt, a Distinguished Staff Award to Public Relations Director Chris Shoemaker, and a ...

BC Grads Urged to Pursue their Passion

May 18, 2015

One hundred thirty-seven Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas, Saturday, May 9, during the school’s 93rd Annual Spring Commencement, which also featured the conferring of the school’s first ever master’s degrees and the presentation of an Honorary Doctorate degree.

BC Earns National Award for Service

May 14, 2015

For the seventh year in a row, Bluefield College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service efforts.

Students Celebrate 37th Mud Pig Day

May 14, 2015

It’s a tradition like none other -- one that has endured the tests of time for decades and with its embellished memories of origin and antics has become near legendary.

BC to Host Human Services Conference

May 14, 2015

Bluefield College will host a human services conference, Friday, May 15 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. designed to support and encourage human service providers who are always attending to the health and welfare of others while seldom getting the chance to care for themselves.

BC Hosts Charles Photo Exhibit

May 8, 2015

Bluefield College will host a summer art exhibit, now through August 21, featuring the photography of Brian Charles.

Students Earn Academic Honors

May 7, 2015

Bluefield College recognized dozens of outstanding students for academic excellence during its year-end Honors Convocation, April 22.