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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.

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.

BC Ranked Among Top Colleges in South

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.

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.

BC Kicks off Year with President's Convo

Sep 13, 2013

Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off its 2013-2014 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President’s Convocation, August 28, featuring a special presentation from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) and a keynote address from ACTA vice president Dr. ...

Rams Announce Football Promotionals

Sep 12, 2013

With the Rams' first home game taking place Saturday, September 21 vs. Kentucky Christian, Bluefield College looks forward to welcoming its students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and community members to this year's football games at Mitchell Stadium. Each of Bluefield College's four home ...

Online Degree Info Session in Galax

Sep 12, 2013

Bluefield College will host an information session in Galax, Virginia, Tuesday, September 24, for the purpose of sharing the latest opportunities for online degree completion for residents of southwest Virginia.

Voices Invited to Join BC's Masterworks

Sep 12, 2013

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

BC Fine Arts Classes Open to Community

Sep 9, 2013

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2013 semester.

Make History: Join the BC Stadium Band

Sep 6, 2013

Bluefield College is celebrating the revival of intercollegiate football, back on the BC campus in the fall of 2012 after a 70-year hiatus. And with the return of Rams football comes the advent another new project at BC -- one the school hopes will involve not only students, but also alumni, ...

BC, Blue Mountain Bring Broadway to Bluefield

Aug 30, 2013

Blue Mountain Performing Arts will kick off its 2013-2014 concert series by bringing a bit of Broadway to Bluefield. The award-winning Matt Davenport Productions will present “Back on Broadway” at Bluefield High School, Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. to launch Blue Mountain’s 78th season.

Yeager Art Show Brings Abstract to BC

Aug 30, 2013

Bluefield College will host its first art show of the fall season, featuring the compositions of Raymond Yeager, an artist whose work captures the moments “between seeing and comprehending.”

BC One of 22 Schools to Get ACTA 'A' Rating

Aug 28, 2013

Bluefield College has achieved something only one other college in Virginia has achieved. In fact, BC has reached a milestone that only two percent of colleges in America are celebrating today.

Bickfords Create BC Scholarship Funds

Aug 20, 2013

Student-athletes, students from rural Virginia, and promising students with average grades are set to be the beneficiaries of two new Bluefield College scholarship funds,created by BC alumna Peggy Emert Bickford and her husband, Steven.

Free Classes in Chinese Culture, Language

Aug 20, 2013

As part of its ongoing academic and cultural exchange with the Jiangsu Second Normal University, Bluefield College welcomes Professor Xiong “Tina” Ying to campus this fall to teach courses and lead discussions for students and the community.

Runners Invited to Elswick Scholarship 5K (2013)

Aug 14, 2013

Bluefield College will host its Sixth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship Challenge, Saturday, September 7, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K Run/Walk they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades.

America's Got Talent to Feature BC Professors

Aug 9, 2013

When contestants perform next week in the wildly popular NBC television show America’s Got Talent, two Bluefield College music professors will be among the participants vying for the summer series’ million-dollar prize.

BC Earns National Award for Service

Aug 8, 2013

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

Rams, Food City Team up to Battle Hunger

Aug 7, 2013

For the second year in a row, Food City of Bluefield, Virginia, and the Bluefield College Rams football squad are teaming up to battle hunger in the community through a unique Sack the Quarterback campaign that provides much needed food to underprivileged families in the area.

BC Students Study Abroad in China

Jul 25, 2013

Bluefield College students are learning about China, but not in a classroom on campus. Instead, the students are learning firsthand through trips to the Far East country.

Take the BC Golfers' Challenge

Jul 24, 2013

Looking for a golf challenge -- one with an opportunity to win a car and other great prizes? Interested in testing your green skills against the area’s best, while at the same time providing valuable scholarship support to student-athletes at Bluefield College?

Brazilian Students Visit Bluefield College

Jul 24, 2013

Students from Brazil are learning firsthand what it’s like to attend college in America. More specifically, they’re learning what it’s like to attend Bluefield College in southwest Virginia, thanks to BC’s summer study exchange program with English Extreme, a language school in southeast ...

BC Partners with Boy Scouts in Service

Jul 18, 2013

When the Boy Scouts of America decided to conduct what is now being called the “biggest service project in America,” members of the Bluefield College family decided it was only natural to get involved.

Governor McDonnell Sets Private College Week

Jul 15, 2013

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed July 29 through August 3 Private College Week in the Commonwealth, and as part of the statewide celebration of private higher education, Bluefield College will host a series of open house assemblies featuring campus tours and valuable information ...

BC Board Talks Dental School, Promotions

Jul 12, 2013

The Bluefield College Board of Trustees recently convened on campus for its annual spring business meetings, which included a tour of the proposed School of Dental Medicine, promotions for BC faculty, and recognition for new and retiring trustees.

Locals Benefit from BC Mission Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

“For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.” That’s the Biblical mantra from the scriptures of Corinthians that Bluefield College has adopted for its summer 2013 missions and ministry camps, designed to make a meaningful difference in ...

Kids Explore Fine Arts during BC Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

When local secondary school systems aren’t able to fund the fine arts, Bluefield College steps in with its Fine Arts Community School (FACS). When students can’t fit music, art or theatre into their already full schedule of courses, BC’s FACS Summer Fine Arts Camp provides the means.

120 Scouts to Visit BC for Service Project

Jun 27, 2013

Bluefield College is partnering with the Boy Scouts of America to improve the local trail system. As part of the National Scout Jamboree, the college will host 120 Scouts, July 15-19, who will spend five days in the area, building, restoring and improving trails for local hikers, bikers, walkers, ...

Students Named to President's, Dean's Lists- Spring '13

Jun 26, 2013

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

Employees Earn Professional Distinctions (June 2013)

Jun 26, 2013

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

BC's Mister Jennings: A Hall of Fame Coach

Jun 26, 2013

One of Coach Keith Jennings’ goals in life was to prove you don’t have to be taller than six feet to be a great basketball player. That lesson and many other valuable principles are what he instills in the men’s basketball players at Bluefield College. It’s what makes him a “hall of ...

BC Pays Tribute to Donors

Jun 10, 2013

For the development of a new nursing program, for the creation of a new master’s degree in education, for the progress of a new intercollegiate football team, for the launch of a new dental school, and for the many other ways in which donors are helping prepare innovative learners and ...

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

Jun 6, 2013

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

BC Accord to Provide Ministry Training

Jun 6, 2013

Bluefield College is partnering with the Christian Leaders Link and The Network for Theological Education to train and better equip ministers and laypersons for more effective ministry and leadership in their churches and communities.