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Bluefield College Plans to Offer Fixed Four-year Tuition to Incoming Freshman

Feb 9, 2016

By Walter Gainer II Rampage Staff Writer Edited by Andres Palacio   Bluefield College plans to offer fixed four-year tuition to incoming freshman.   BC President, Dr. David Olive, set a goal to offer financial incentives to incoming freshman. By the Fall Semester of 2017, Olive ...

Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 5, 2016

Bluefield College students have scheduled a month-long series of activities designed to celebrate Black History Month.

Music Alumni Invited to Reunion, Concert

Feb 5, 2016

Former Bluefield College music students are invited to participate in a two-day Alumni Music Reunion, Friday and Saturday, February 26-27, featuring an alumni music concert directed by former BC music student and professor Debbie Burton.

Students Invited to Winter Open House

Feb 5, 2016

Prospective college students are invited to explore their career dreams and the college experience during Bluefield College’s Winter Open House, Saturday, February 20.

CRJ Program Ranks First for Corrections

Feb 3, 2016

Bluefield College’s criminal justice program has been ranked the number one overall school in Virginia for supporting corrections by

Push for campus officers to carry at Bluefield College

Feb 2, 2016

By Whitney Browning Rampage Staff Writer   Many students voiced concerns about the zero gun tolerance policy held by Bluefield College and are divided on the issue, some favoring the school’s policy and others suggesting a change in policy. SGA President Gordon Dunford recently ...

BC Rams Baseball

Feb 1, 2016

Bluefield College Rams Baseball By Michael Bonanno Rampage Sports Writer   After a 0-4 run in the 2015 National Christian College World Series, the Bluefield College baseball team brought in 18 new faces to make another attempt at a national title.   Under head coach Mike ...

Local Women Invited to Wellness Seminar

Feb 1, 2016

Local women are invited to a wellness seminar at Bluefield College, Thursday, February 18, as part of the Healthy Woman series sponsored by Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Fall '15 Presidents and Dean's Lists

Jan 29, 2016

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

BC to Host Christian Women's Conference

Jan 28, 2016

Women throughout the community will be challenged to live out their purpose and to live for the glory of God during an IF: Gathering, a women’s Christian conference, Saturday, February 6 at Bluefield College.

Winter Blast Features Snow Fun and Faith

Jan 26, 2016

The campus of Bluefield College and its surroundings enjoyed a fresh, young breeze, January 16-17, when more than 550 middle and high school students from four different states blew into town for the 2016 version of BC’s Winter Blast.

Students Honor MLK with Service

Jan 19, 2016

“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” These were the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he inspired the nation during his lifetime to take a stand and make a difference by serving others.

Economist Dubs BC Among Best Values

Jan 15, 2016

Bluefield College has been ranked among the nation’s “best values” by The Economist magazine based on the earnings of its alumni that exceed expectations.

Fine Arts Classes for Community

Jan 8, 2016

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2016 semester.

Chinese Students Visit Bluefield College

Dec 23, 2015

As a part of Bluefield College’s ongoing academic and cultural exchange with Jiangsu Second Normal University in Nanjing, China, four Chinese students and one Chinese professor spent the fall 2015 semester on the BC campus.

Historic Nursing Grads Earn Degrees

Dec 23, 2015

Twenty-six Bluefield College nursing students were awarded bachelor’s degrees as part of Winter Commencement ceremonies, Saturday, December 12.

BC Launches Business Certificate Program

Dec 22, 2015

With a mission to “empower people to take risks on their own creative gifts,” Bluefield College recently introduced its first-ever professional certificate program for entrepreneur-minded adults interested in launching a new business and small business owners looking to improve business results.

Congrats to the Winter Class of 2015

Dec 21, 2015

One hundred ten Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 24th Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 12, in a program that featured a keynote address from Dr. Thomas Brewster, superintendent of Pulaski County Schools and chair of the BC Board of Trustees.

BC to Host Ski and Worship Weekend

Dec 15, 2015

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

Bennington Brings Nature Art to BC

Dec 11, 2015

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of environmental artist Kevin Bennington, now through February 18.

BC Athletes Named Character Champs

Dec 11, 2015

When it comes to advancing character-driven intercollegiate athletics and developing servant leaders, 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 Presents Christmas at Bluefield

Dec 10, 2015

Bluefield College hosted its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday and Saturday, December 4-5. Known as the college’s Christmas gift to the Greater Bluefield community, Christmas at Bluefield is an annual celebration of the birth of Christ through choral performances, ...

Longtime BC Friend Betty Gordon Dies

Dec 9, 2015

Longtime Bluefield College supporter and friend Betty Sanders Gordon, wife of BC Professor Emeritus Will Gordon, passed away, Saturday, December 5.

Christmas Gifts, Party for Local Kids

Dec 9, 2015

Christmas will come a few days early this year for more than 400 local kids, thanks to the Bland Ministry Center, Bluefield College, and missionaries from Dublin, Georgia.

Narcos DEA Agents Speak to BC Students

Dec 8, 2015

A former officer with the Bluefield Police Department whose career helped inspire the Netflix series “Narcos” came back Wednesday to the Bluefields to tell students and the public about the hunt for narco-terrorist Pablo Escobar.

Alumna Gloria Smith Earns Career Award

Dec 7, 2015

Bluefield College alumna Gloria Smith, a retired supervisor of the Human Resources Service Center at Virginia Tech, recently received VT’s 2015 Staff Career Achievement Award.

Employee Transitions and Distinctions

Dec 7, 2015

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

BC Alumni and Friends Join #GivingTuesday

Dec 4, 2015

Bluefield College alumni and friends took part in a worldwide day of giving, Tuesday, December 1, that generated more than $5,000 for BC students.

Community Invited to Christmas at BC

Nov 24, 2015

Bluefield College will host its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

Students Featured in Fall Art Show

Nov 24, 2015

The works of Bluefield College art students are on display as part of a Fall Student Art Show on campus, now through December 3, 2015.

BC + Virginia Baptists = Callings Fulfilled

Nov 24, 2015

Bluefield College senior Karen Sutherland has a passion for teaching. It’s a calling she didn’t realize early in life and one she later doubted would come to fruition.

Major League Baseball Award Predictions

Nov 21, 2015

With the MLB season awards coming soon, Ben Rife gives his picks and losers.

“Master of None” and Aziz Ansari provide a funny and authentic depiction of Millennials

Nov 17, 2015

Netflix’s new show “Master of None” leaves me wondering if Netflix could possibly possess the Midas touch in creating original content. “Master of None” stars comedian Aziz Ansari as Dev, a 30-year old actor living in New York City.

Tiger blood loses its appeal

Nov 17, 2015

“Winning!” It was the catch phrase that took the nation by storm. Everywhere you turned you would hear the Charlie Sheen chant at the simplest of things like parking straight, having an attractive girlfriend or even turning in a paper late and still receiving an unexpected grade of ‘A.’

In the Wake of the Paris Attacks, Knee-jerk Reactions Won’t Get Us Anywhere

Nov 17, 2015

Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris killed an estimated 129 people and injured many more, prompted reactions from all over the world regarding terrorism and Syrian refugees.

A Cry Out for Humanity--A Call for Justice

Nov 17, 2015

Last Friday was a living inferno for humanity. Earthquakes struck Mexico and Japan, and ISIS attacked Paris, Baghdad, and Beirut. ISIS attacks took over 200 lives and left many seriously wounded.

BC Criminal Justice Students Visit Law School

Nov 12, 2015

Three Bluefield College criminal justice students and a BC CRJ graduate visited the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia, Tuesday November 10.

BC Biology Students Study in the Amazon

Nov 11, 2015

Students at Bluefield College are learning about the Amazon Forest and other tropical ecosystems, but not from textbooks or through lectures. Instead, BC biology majors are exploring the Amazon firsthand through the school’s Global Education Program and partnerships for study abroad.

The Women’s Soccer team of Bluefield College falls in its last game of the season to Bryan College.

Nov 11, 2015

The Women’s Soccer team of Bluefield College falls in its last game of the season to Bryan College.

BC to Offer Fall Term Intersession

Nov 11, 2015

Bluefield College will launch its first four week accelerated term to serve as an intersession between the school’s traditional fall and spring terms. Beginning December 2015 and condensed into an accelerated online format, the Fall Term III (Intersession) is designed to give students the ...

Women's Volleyball Heading to Conference Tournament After sweeping Union

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College women’s volleyball team fell to the Montreat Cavaliers in a 3-1 match Tuesday night at Bluefield College’s Dome Gymnasium, which came as a surprise after beating powerhouse Union College on Oct. 23.


Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College students turned out to Rish Hall for the second annual, post-Halloween activity of launching pumpkins off the three-story building onto the lawn below.

DEA agents visit Bluefield

Nov 10, 2015

Drug Enforcement Administration agents Stephen Murphy and Javier Peña presented their story at Bluefield State College of how they helped take down the vicious Medellin Cartel and drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar in Colombia. Both men are the real-life inspiration behind the two main characters in the ...

Open House Events for Online Programs

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College’s Online Degree Program will host a series of open house events in cities across Virginia in November for the purpose of sharing the latest information about the online degree opportunities available at BC.

BC Inducts Four into Sports Hall of Fame

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College honored four of its most celebrated former members of athletics with induction into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame, October 24, the highest honor reserved for BC athletes who have made the most exceptional contributions to Ram Athletics.

College Presents 2015 Alumni Awards

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College honored three of its most distinguished graduates and one of its most faithful supporters during an Alumni Awards Dinner, October 24, as part of Homecoming 2015.

BC to Host Switzer Bassoon Recital

Oct 30, 2015

Bassoon musician Scott A. Switzer will perform a recital at Bluefield College, Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Students Crown 2015 Homecoming Court

Oct 30, 2015

Bluefield College students crowned the school’s 2015 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 23-24.

BC Honors Golden Graduates

Oct 29, 2015

“Welcome home” and “you are special to us” were the themes of the night when Bluefield College honored its graduates from 1965 and beyond during a Golden Graduates Society Dinner, Friday, October 23, as part of Homecoming 2015.

Grammy Winner Mike Farris Coming to BC

Oct 28, 2015

Grammy Award winner and critically acclaimed soulful singer Mike Farris will perform live in concert at Bluefield College, Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.