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Bluefield College Employees Earn Professional Distinctions 11-09

Nov 5, 2009

A host of Bluefield College faculty and staff earned a variety of professional development distinctions during the summer and fall 2009 terms.

Lady Rams Lose in Final Home Games

Nov 2, 2009

BLUEFIELD, Va. — A busy day at the Bluefield College Dome began early. It was the home finale for the Lady Rams volleyball team and a match they would likely rather forget.

BC Lady Rams Enjoyed Successful Night on the Court with "Dig Pink"

Oct 29, 2009

Bluefield, VA-- On Tuesday, October 27, during a Dig Pink Rally on campus, the Bluefield College Lady Rams volleyball team played not only for a conference win against Milligan College, but also to raise awareness and recognize women who have battled breast cancer.

Bluefield College Releases 2009-2010 Theatre Schedule

Oct 26, 2009

Bluefield College Theatre has released its schedule of performances for the 2009-2010 academic year. Featured on this year's schedule are performances of "The Crucible," "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," "Blithe Spirit," "Steel Magnolias," and "Oliver ...

New Online TryBC Program Offers Affordable, Convenient College Courses

Oct 23, 2009

Are you a working adult interested in going back to college? Perhaps you've started a family, but now you want to start or finish your college degree?

Bluefield College Course Offers Service to Local Home-school Families

Oct 22, 2009

Each fall, Bluefield College students have an opportunity to enroll in a class titled, "Physical Education for the Young Child," which is designed to prepare future physical education (PE) teachers.

BC, SWCC Choirs Combine to Offer Community Choral Celebration

Oct 21, 2009

Bluefield College's select voice ensemble, Variations, will join in concert with Southwest Virginia Community College's Community Chorus for a Choral Celebration, Sunday, November 15 at 3 p.m.

BC Lady Rams Volleyball Team 'Digs Pink' for Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 20, 2009

Bluefield College's school colors are red, blue and white, but on Tuesday, October 27, the BC women's volleyball team will be wearing pink as part of a Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Rally and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Bluefield College Theatre Presents 'The Crucible'

Oct 20, 2009

Bluefield College Theatre will present Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" during six separate performances, Thursday through Tuesday, November 12-17.

Musically Diverse Flight 24 to Perform in Concert at Bluefield College

Oct 20, 2009

Very seldom does a band come along that pushes the limits of musical expression. Flight 24 does, and the band that mixes almost every genre of music into its own unique style will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Friday, November 20.

Bluefield College Students Challenged to 'Live' their Faith

Oct 20, 2009

Bluefield College students were told to "get up or shut up," "be hot, not cold," and to "live it or quit it" during the school's annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 23-25, featuring the unapologetic discourse of youth and young adult minister Craig ...

BC Teacher Education Students Attend Regional Teacher Education Conference

Oct 19, 2009

Four Bluefield College students from the Teacher Education Program recently attended the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD) Southwest Regional Conference in Abingdon, Virginia, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Todd Whitaker, author of the book What Great Teachers ...

BC Falls Short in Competitive Match Against Concord University

Oct 19, 2009

Bluefield College and Concord University aren’t conference foes, but they are geographic rivals. The two schools are only separated by about 20 miles.

Bluefield College Celebrates 10th Annual Baptist Heritage Day

Oct 16, 2009

Bluefield College celebrated its history with an annual Baptist Heritage Day ceremony on campus in October, featuring a keynote address from an authority on Baptist life, Dr. James M. Dunn, former executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs.

Bluefield College Board Honors Donors, Elects Officers

Oct 14, 2009

Bluefield College's Board of Trustees recently convened on campus for its annual fall meetings, and during the two-day session the trustees formally recognized two alumni for their contributions to the school and elected officers and new trustees for the coming year.

Bluefield College to Host Halloween Hoops

Oct 12, 2009

What better way to end a night of trick-or-treating than with a little bit of Halloween Hoops at Bluefield College, featuring a home season opener for the men's basketball team, Saturday, October 31 against Barber-Scotia College.

Bluefield College Teaches Global Citizenship with Course and Mission Trip

Sep 30, 2009

A Salzburg Global Seminar in Austria, the creation of a course in international healthcare, and the lessons learned put to action in a medical mission trip to Belize -- it's all a part of the Bluefield College mission to be in service to God and the global community. Thanks to an invitation ...

Celebrate Shakespeare with Bluefield College Tour of London

Sep 29, 2009

As part of its longstanding tradition of offering study trips abroad, Bluefield College will sponsor an international tour of Greater London, England, in the spring of 2010, open to the public and part of the Shakespeare Birthday Festival.

Bluefield College New Student Enrollment Climbs 22 Percent

Sep 28, 2009

Bluefield College began the fall 2009 semester with a 22 percent increase in new student enrollment and the highest new traditional student figures since the fall of 2006.

Bluefield College Alumna Pledges $100,000 to Campus and Community Center

Sep 25, 2009

Courtney Simpkins donates to Bluefield College

All-Around Team Effort Lifts Bluefield to Victory

Sep 24, 2009

Bluefield, Va. -- The Bluefield College Lady Rams were hungry for a win and that's exactly what they earned in a four-set (25-22, 21-25, 25-21, 25-23) victory over rival Mountain State (WV) University on Thursday night at the Dome Gymnasium.

Bluefield College Kicks off New Year with President's Convocation - 2009

Sep 23, 2009

Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off the 2009-2010 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President's Convocation, September 2.

Presidio Brass to Offer Concert and Masterclass at Bluefield College

Sep 21, 2009

Considered by critics to be "the premier exponents of brass chamber music" and "a shining example of contemporary ensemble performance," Presidio Brass will perform in concert, Tuesday, September 22 in Harman Chapel on the campus of Bluefield College.

5K Run Benefits Bluefield College Students, Serves as Memorial

Sep 21, 2009

A total of 30 runners participated in Bluefield College's Second Annual Jason Elswick Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 5. The sprinters were doing more than just competing for track awards; they were helping preserve the memory of a former BC student, while providing vital scholarship ...

Bluefield College Choir Schedules Fall Church Tour

Sep 21, 2009

Bluefield College will send two of its select student music ensembles into local churches this fall as part of the school's annual student music tour to strengthen relationships with the community.

Local Musicians Invited to Audition for New BC Community Orchestra

Sep 18, 2009

Bluefield College will launch its new Community Orchestra this fall, and local musicians, young and old, are invited to be a part of the historic group.

Alumnus Leroy Williams Leads Massive Renovation Effort on Campus

Sep 17, 2009

transformational leader: n. - a person with vision and passion, who inspires others to achieve great things; one who injects enthusiasm and energy into something they care about or something they want to see succeed.

Bluefield College Ranked Among Top 50 Colleges in the South

Sep 17, 2009

Bluefield College has been ranked among the Top 50 Baccalaureate Colleges in the South in U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges: 2010."

Community Singers Invited to Join Bluefield College Choir

Sep 15, 2009

Bluefield College is looking for a few good voices

Marmo Recognized as AAC Libero of the Week

Sep 15, 2009

Bluefield, Va. -- On Tuesday, Bluefield College senior Felicia Marmo was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Libero of the Week.

Montreat Soundly Defeats Lady Rams

Sep 15, 2009

Bluefield, Va. -- Bluefield College suffered its first Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) loss on Tuesday night at the Dome Gymnasium, falling to Montreat College by a decisive margin of 25-20, 25-20, 25-6.

Lady Rams Drop Five-Set Decision to Concord

Sep 10, 2009

Bluefield, Va. -- Bluefield College, which was playing its third match in as many days, fell to NCAA rival Concord (WV) University in five sets (13-25, 25-18, 17-25, 25-10, 9-15) on Thursday night at the Dome Gymnasium.

Bluefield College Academic Exchange with China to Benefit Students and Community

Sep 9, 2009

As part of its mission to prepare innovative learners, Bluefield College will offer its students an opportunity to learn firsthand the Chinese culture, history and language, thanks to a new international exchange program with the Jiangsu Second Normal University in Nanjing, China

Bluefield College Students Benefit from Credit Bureau Foundation

Sep 9, 2009

The Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation continued its longstanding tradition of supporting Bluefield College with a recent gift in the amount of $6,500 for student scholarships.

Bluefield College Golfers' Challenge Nets $41,600 for Student-Athletes

Sep 9, 2009

Bluefield College recently hosted its Eighth Annual Alpha Natural Resources Golfers' Challenge at Pipestem State Park and Resort, and local golf enthusiasts who participated or supported the project helped the school earn more than $41,600 for student-athletes -- the highest gift total for a BC ...

BC Wins Second Straight AAC Road Contest

Sep 8, 2009

Wise, Va. -- Bluefield College downed UVa-Wise in three sets (25-18, 25-20, 20-13) on Tuesday night in Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) action.

Duarte Named to All-Tournament Team

Sep 7, 2009

Bluefield, Va. -- Yeda Duarte was named to the All-Tournament Team for her exploits at the Malone University Invitational.

Jayton Patterson: What Might Have Been

Sep 1, 2009

On January 15, 2005, as Bluefield College alumnus Sgt. Jayton Patterson led his Marines down a village lane in Babil Province, south of Baghdad, he halted them. Something didn't look right. Ordering them to stay put, he moved out. It would be his last command.

Lady Rams Young, Anxious to Improve

Sep 1, 2009

Bluefield, Va. -- Last season was Jaime Bowman’s second as the head coach of the Bluefield College volleyball team. They improved from their previous season to post a 12-21 mark and gain a measure of respect in the Appalachian Athletic Conference.

Bluefield College Students Serve on Mission in Belize

Aug 26, 2009

Bluefield College students go on a missions trip to Belize with a passion to serve

Bluefield College Schedules Fall Registration, Welcome Week for Students, Community

Aug 18, 2009

Bluefield College will kick off another exciting academic year when classes begin for the fall 2009 semester

Clinic Proves to be a Success

Aug 15, 2009

Bluefield, Va. -- On Saturday, Bluefield College hosted its second annual volleyball clinic at the Dome Gymnasium.

Fine Arts Classes for Community Available at Bluefield College

Aug 12, 2009

Bluefield College's Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2009 semester. Among the offerings available to the community this fall are courses in theatre, pottery, drawing, painting, art, quilting, photography, literature, dancing, basket-making, and ...

Fine Arts Classes for Community Available at Bluefield College

Aug 5, 2009

Bluefield College's Fine Arts Community School classes for fall 2009

Bluefield College Schedules Fall Registration, Welcome Week for Students, Community

Aug 3, 2009

Bluefield College will kick off another exciting academic year when classes begin for the fall 2009 semester, Tuesday, August 25.

Ratcliffe Foundation Supports Bluefield College Instrumental Music Program

Jul 27, 2009

Last spring, Bluefield College unveiled a new instrumental music program for students, and on Monday, July 27, the Ratcliffe Foundation of Tazewell, Virginia, expressed support for the program with a $25,000 grant.

Former ACC Standout and NCAA Coach Richard Morgan Named Head Coach at BC

Jul 15, 2009

Everyone knew it would be a significant challenge to replace Bluefield College head men's basketball coach Jason Gillespie, a two-time conference Coach of the Year who in four years led the Ramblin' Rams to three straight NAIA National Tournament appearances.

Alumna Lesley Gray: A Transformational Leader in Service to God and the Global Community

Jul 8, 2009

No other person in the history of the Women's Missionary Union (WMU) of Virginia furthered the cause of missions more than the late Miss Alma Hunt. She provided superior leadership for the WMU for 26 years, garnered millions of dollars in support of world missions, and traveled to 93 countries on ...

Lester is All-Bristol Herald Courier Softball Player of the Year

Jul 4, 2009

To understand why Lindsey Lester is such a dominant pitcher, just listen to her describe the emotions she felt after her last career game for Richlands High School.

Bluefield College Names Sinsabaugh Associate VP for Degree Completion Programs

Jul 1, 2009

Bluefield College degree completion professor Dr. Larry Sinsabaugh has been promoted to associate vice president for degree completion programs and director of the school's Richmond Degree Completion Center.