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Rams Men’s Tennis Team Falls Short to No. 20 Bears

Mar 26, 2014

BLUEFIELD, VA- Bluefield College men’s tennis team faced tough competition to start in Mid-South Conference play against nationally ranked University of Pikeville.

The Oscars 2014: A Night of Successfully Predicted Winners

Mar 26, 2014

“Gravity” shines with the most wins of the night, while “12 Years a Slave” and “Dallas Buyers Club” pick up the major acting nomination awards.

BC Theatre's Cotton Patch Postponed

Mar 26, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre's production of Cotton Patch Gospel, April 6-9, has been postponed due to circumstances beyond control. We apologize for the late notice and any inconvenience this may have caused our theatre followers. Please stay connected to bluefield.edu for a make-up date.

Bluefield Athletics Reaches Out to Community

Mar 26, 2014

As a Christian college community, Bluefield College has worked toward student, faculty and staff involvement in the area to offer services and help people.

BC to Publish New Alumni Directory

Mar 26, 2014

Bluefield College will introduce a new Alumni Directory this spring, featuring the latest biographical data on BC grads, photos and essays submitted by former students, and an historical overview of the school.

Run the Monument 10K for Dean Dan

Mar 21, 2014

A group of alumni from Bluefield College have formed a running team called “Team Dean Dan” to compete in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K in Richmond, Virginia, Saturday, March 29. However, the team members are not so much concerned about how they’ll compete or finish in the 10K, but ...

Thorburn to Bring Harp Solos to BC

Mar 21, 2014

Harpist Colleen Potter Thorburn will present a faculty recital entitled “Twentieth-Century Harp Showpieces” on Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Bluefield College’s Harman Chapel.

Blue Mountain, BC to Host WV Symphony

Mar 20, 2014

Blue Mountain Performing Arts will present its first spring event of the 2013-2014 season with a concert by West Virginia’s premier performing arts organization, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Bluefield High School.

BC Slates Five Open House Events

Mar 14, 2014

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending at least one of five Winter and Spring Open House events at Bluefield College, February 21, February 22, March 26, April 5 and April 13-14.

BC Athletes Are Champs of Character

Mar 14, 2014

When it comes to advancing character-driven intercollegiate athletics, Bluefield College champions the cause, according to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), who recently named BC a Champions of Character Five Star Institution.

BC Earns Military Friendly Distinction

Mar 14, 2014

Bluefield College has been selected as a top military-friendly school by Military Advanced Education (MAE).

BC Theatre to Present Almost, Maine

Mar 13, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre will present the delightful romantic comedy, Almost, Maine, Friday and Saturday, March 21-22.

BC Honors '98-'99 Men's Basketball Team

Mar 7, 2014

They may not have had the most wins in a season. They didn’t even claim a championship or title, but the 1998-1999 Bluefield College men’s basketball team is by far one of the most memorable in BC history.

Education Students Get Hands-on Training (Fall '13)

Mar 6, 2014

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

BC Music Students Touring Virginia

Mar 6, 2014

Bluefield College is taking its music show on the road. The talented singers in BC’s select student voice ensembles, Variations and Praise Singers, will begin a five day tour across Virginia, March 13-17, featuring performances at six Virginia Baptist churches.

Bluefield College Heading Back to AAC

Mar 3, 2014

It’s Homecoming at Bluefield College, but the BC family is not celebrating the return of former students to campus, but instead the return of the college’s intercollegiate athletic teams to a friendly and familiar place -- the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC).

Youth Theatre to Present Narnia

Feb 28, 2014

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the classic C.S. Lewis fantasy The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16.

Former Ram Omar Reed Ballin' in Japan

Feb 27, 2014

Former Bluefield College Rams basketball player Omar “Juice” Reed is continuing his professional career on the hard court, now with the Yokohama B-Corsairs of the National Basketball League, the topflight professional basketball league in Japan.

BC Slates Kids Basketball Clinic

Feb 25, 2014

The Bluefield College Rams Booster Club, in conjunction with the Rams and Lady Rams basketball teams, will host a free kids basketball clinic for all ages, Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Dome Gymnasium.

Music Alumni Invited to Reunion, Concert

Feb 25, 2014

Former Bluefield College music students are invited to participate in a three-day Alumni Choir Reunion, Friday, March 28 through Sunday, March 30, featuring two days of concert performances directed by BC music alumnus and longtime choral director Dr. Tim Sharp.

Public Art Sculpture Coming to BC

Feb 18, 2014

A community united together, sharing its hopes and dreams, connected to and supporting one another. That’s the theme of “Bluefield Rising Together,” a public art project for and about the Greater Bluefield community on the campus of Bluefield College, March 16 through April 11, and featuring ...

Alumna, Staffer Jacque Oblinger Dies

Feb 17, 2014

Jacquelyn “Jacque” Pero Oblinger, a 1948 Bluefield College graduate who returned to work for her alma mater in the late 1970s after a distinguished career in broadcast journalism, died February 14, 2014 in Wytheville, Virginia.

BC Theatre Opener Moved to Feb. 15

Feb 12, 2014

The opening night of Bluefield College Theatre’s presentation of Tennessee Williams’ classic of the American stage, The Glass Menagerie, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 13 has been moved to Saturday, February 15 due to the region’s winter storm, which closed the college February ...

BC to Honor '98-'99 Men's Basketball Team

Feb 11, 2014

Fifteen years ago this spring, the 1998-’99 Bluefield College men’s basketball team made history. The milestone: an upset win over nationally ranked number three Southern Oregon University in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II National Tournament -- a feat ...

BC Theatre to Present Glass Menagerie

Jan 31, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre will present Tennessee Williams’ classic of the American stage, The Glass Menagerie, Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, February 16.

BC Releases Fall '13 President's, Dean's Lists

Jan 31, 2014

Bluefield College has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall 2013 academic semester.

Winter Blast Features Snow Fun and Faith

Jan 31, 2014

Three hundred fifty-five youth from across the region stormed the campus of Bluefield College, January 18-19, for the school’s two-day extreme winter worship weekend known as Winter Blast.

Submit Your Works to BC's Bluestone Review

Jan 30, 2014

Bluefield College invites BC students and members of the community to submit works to the 21st edition of The Bluestone Review.

BC Mourns the Loss of Friend Lisa Carr

Jan 29, 2014

Lisa Carr, wife of former Bluefield College vice president for advancement, Tom Carr, passed away Sunday, January 26 in Searcy, Arkansas, after a long and courageous battle against cancer.

Employees Earn Professional Distinctions (Winter '14)

Jan 28, 2014

A host of Bluefield College faculty and staff earned a variety of professional distinctions during the fall of 2013.

Students Rally for MLK Day of Service

Jan 24, 2014

Service: it’s a way of life at Bluefield College, a time-honored core value, a part of the school’s mission statement, and integrated heavily into students’ overall academic experience.

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

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.

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?

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.

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.