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New Opportunities for Appalachian Women (06-13)

Jun 4, 2013

Nine Bluefield College students participated in a graduation ceremony on campus, Saturday, June 1, but the students were not typical BC students, and the ceremony not your typical pomp and circumstance.

Tobacco Commission Supports BC Dental School

Jun 4, 2013

The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission has approved a $150,000 grant to support the development of the Bluefield College School of Dental Medicine.

Walker Named New Head Football Coach

Jun 4, 2013

Ordell Walker -- a coach with 14 years of experience, a national coach of the year award and three conference championships -- has been named the new head football coach at Bluefield College.

BC Students on Mission in South Africa

May 30, 2013

While most college students took advantage of Spring Break 2013 to kick back and relax or even take a leisurely trip to the beach, students at Bluefield College used the time away from books and classes to work and serve.

BC to Name New Head Football Coach

May 28, 2013

Bluefield College has secured a new head coach to lead its football program and will introduce the new coach to the campus community, media and community at-large during a press conference and reception, Friday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

BC Celebrates First Nursing Graduates

May 24, 2013

When Bluefield College seniors walked across the stage to accept their diplomas, Saturday, May 4, 2013, during the school’s traditional Spring Commencement, the ceremony signified more than just graduation for 122 BC students.

Summer Fine Arts Camps, Classes

May 23, 2013

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of camps, classes and workshops for summer 2013.

Petrone Transformed by BC Football

May 21, 2013

More often than not it's an extraordinary occurrence that tends to change a person’s life. But, in the case of Pete Petrone, a young man a couple of years out of highschool, it was a minor occurrence, something completely ordinary -- but maybe with a touch of divine intervention or at least a ...

BC Grad Provides Disaster Relief

May 21, 2013

We all watched this past November as Hurricane Sandy with its 100-mile-per-hour winds and torrential rainfall ravaged the Mid-Atlantic United States. We saw the flooded streets, the devastated homes and the countless victims deal with the deadliest and most destructive tropical cyclone of the 2012 ...

Communication Studio Now State-of-the-Art

May 21, 2013

Bluefield College’s communication studio is now state-of-the-art, thanks to more than $30,000 invested into improvements and upgrades to the facility.

CRJ Students Graduate from Academy

May 21, 2013

Bluefield College criminal justice graduates Andrew Jarvis and Jeshua Harder are continuing their educational experience after BC.

Alumni Director Bids Farewell to BC

May 21, 2013

After four years as a student and four additional years as a member of the administrative staff, Bluefield College alumni director Josh Cline has bid farewell to his alma mater.

Smurf Turf: A New BC Tailgate Tradition

May 20, 2013

Sadie Hawkins Day. Sledding down Rish Hall hill. Mud Pig Day. Now, the Smurf Turf just might soon become one of those Bluefield College traditions that alumni and students celebrate and remember for years to come.

Students Honored for Academic Excellence (2013)

May 17, 2013

Bluefield College recognized dozens of outstanding students for academic excellence during its year-end Honors Convocation, April 24.

got juice? Former Ram Headed to NBA

May 15, 2013

“got juice?” That’s what the Rams fans’ signs read in the Dome Gymnasium from 2006 to 2010. A creative imitation of the famous “got milk?” advertising campaign of the mid 1990s, the question was rhetorical for Bluefield College men’s basketball fans.

BC Business Students Win State PBL Title

May 14, 2013

Students from Bluefield College’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), a national student business organization, recently competed in the PBL State Leadership Conference in Richmond, Virginia, and brought home a state title with more awards than any other college PBL team participating in the ...

Seniors Celebrate 91st Spring Commencement

May 10, 2013

One hundred twenty-two Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 91st Annual Spring Commencement, May 4, outside in the campus quad on a chilly spring day against the backdrop of the majestic East River Mountain.

BC Honors Employees with Year-end Awards (2013)

May 9, 2013

Bluefield College honored its employees with a year-end faculty/staff awards ceremony, Thursday, May 2.

BC Honors Local Journalists (2013)

May 9, 2013

Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 14th Annual Media Appreciation Day, April 23, which featured remarks from Roanoke Times senior editor Dwayne Yancey and the presentation of a $1,000 award for excellence in media.

BC Youth Theatre to Present Aladdin

May 9, 2013

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the Disney classic “Aladdin,” Thursday through Sunday, May 23-26.

BC Students Celebrate 35th Mud Pig Day

May 1, 2013

For the 35th year in a row, BC students took time out from classes to celebrate the culmination of another academic year with the time-honored activities of Mud Pig Day.

Jeb Bush Speaks at Bluefield College

May 1, 2013

Former Florida governor and potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush spoke on the campus of Bluefield College, April 16, as part of the Shott Lecture Series, sponsored by the Hugh I. Shott, Jr. Foundation.

BC's 91st Annual Spring Commencement

Apr 30, 2013

One hundred twenty-two Bluefield College seniors will accept diplomas during the school’s 91st Annual Spring Commencement, Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m., outside in the campus quad against the backdrop of the majestic East River Mountain.

BC Festival Celebrates Appalachia

Apr 30, 2013

Bluegrass music, arts and crafts, storytelling, homemade cuisine, books and sport demonstrations were just a handful of the items and activities on display when Bluefield College hosted its daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 13.

New Generation Classical Concert

Apr 26, 2013

New generation classical music ensemble A Far Cry will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Saturday, May 4.

Moore and Owens close BC tennis careers

Apr 26, 2013

Bluefield seniors Matt Moore and Jordan Owens reflect on their time on the tennis court at Bluefield College

Graham Shares Message of Hope at BC

Apr 24, 2013

Broken hearts and challenging times and a God that is ready to help us through it all were the topics of discussion offered by author and speaker Ruth Graham, daughter of the legendary evangelist Billy Graham, when she visited the campus of Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, April 10-11, as ...

Serio Dubbed Dean of BC Dental School

Apr 22, 2013

Bluefield College, a private Christian college in southwest Virginia, has named the inaugural dean for its School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Francis G. Serio, a professor of dentistry and associate dean for clinical affairs from East Carolina University, who has served in various academic fields ...

Rams drop series opener at Cumberland

Apr 19, 2013

Bluefield opened the final weekend of its 2013 regular season with a loss to No. 12 Cumberland.

Korean Children's Choir Coming to BC

Apr 19, 2013

The world-renowned Korean Children’s Choir will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Monday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

BC coaches hit recruiting trails for second season

Apr 17, 2013

The Bluefield College football team is rebuilding after having a winless season in 2012.

Homeschooled students adapt to BC life

Apr 17, 2013

Bluefield College has a diverse student body. What traditional students may not know, however, is how many of their fellow classmates were homeschooled before they attended college.

Softball Falls to Shawnee State in Pair

Apr 16, 2013

As Bluefield College’s softball team continues to face injury, they were forced to throw a pair of non-traditional pitchers against Shawnee State, Tuesday, as the visiting Bears picked up a pair of 5-inning victories, 11-2 and 14-0.   Freshman Kasey Holcomb pitched for the second ...

Fielder Inks Pair of Southwest Virginians for Softball

Apr 16, 2013

Alex Bartley of Honaker and Anna Davis of Haysi have both signed letters of intent to play softball at Bluefield College.

Live Broadcast of Jeb Bush Lecture at BC

Apr 15, 2013

Two-term Florida governor Jeb Bush will speak at 11:00 a.m. inside Bluefield College’s Dome Gymnasium, Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. with the event being broadcast live online at www.bluefield.edu/bushlive.

Students to Unveil 20th Bluestone

Apr 15, 2013

Bluefield College will release its 20th edition of the Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m.

John Mark McMillan Headlines Mud Pig Day

Apr 15, 2013

A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Unique competitions. Contemporary Christian music. And, tons of games and other fun. Ask any Bluefield College student what all of these things have in common, and they won’t hesitate to tell you about one of BC’s most beloved traditions -- Mud Pig Day.

BC to Host 14th Media Appreciation Day

Apr 15, 2013

Bluefield College will recognize local journalists during its 14th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Tuesday, April 23 -- an event that will include the presentation of $1,000 Shott Excellence-in-Media Award.

BC Theatre to Present 'Hatfield and McCoy'

Apr 15, 2013

Bluefield College Theatre will present “Hatfield and McCoy,” a play about a historical family feud that parallels the story of Romeo and Juliet, Thursday through Sunday, April 18-21.

Lady Rams Drop Pair to UVa.-Wise

Apr 15, 2013

The visiting Cavaliers picked up a pair of wins over Bluefield College on Monday evening, by scores of 6-1 and 17-1.

Lady Rams Battle Hard Against (19) Lindsey Wilson

Apr 13, 2013

Despite giving up just four runs in two games against No. 19 Lindsey Wilson, Saturday, the Lady Rams dropped a pair of games on the road, 0-1 and 0-3.

Georgetown Spoils Senior Day for Rams

Apr 13, 2013

Georgetown took both of Saturday's doubleheader games to seal the series sweep over BC.

Georgetown Rallies to Upend Rams in 10

Apr 12, 2013

Georgetown plated runs in the 8th, 9th and 10th innings to come from behind and defeat the Rams, Friday evening.

Tennis Teams End Home Slate with Wins over SVU

Apr 12, 2013

The Bluefield College tennis teams concluded their 2013 slate strongly, as both the men’s and women’s teams defeated Southern Virginia University by a score of 6-3.

Bluefield Golf takes 3rd at WJU Invitational

Apr 11, 2013

Bluefield College's golf team earned a third place finish Monday at the ninth annual Wheeling Jesuit Spring Invitational.

Lady Rams' Miscues lead to WVT Sweep

Apr 10, 2013

A total of 14 Bluefield errors led to 13 unearned runs for the visiting Golden Bears Wednesday afternoon, as West Virginia Tech swept the Lady Rams with wins of 5-3 and 14-1.

Legendary Bluegrass Artist Coming to BC

Apr 5, 2013

Legendary bluegrass musician Wayne Henderson will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Men's Tennis Downs Ferrum as Busy Week Continues

Apr 5, 2013

The Bluefield College men’s tennis team defeated visiting Ferrum College, Friday afternoon, by a score of 5-4.

BC Inks Nursing Pact for RN-BSN Students

Apr 5, 2013

Bluefield College’s (BC) new nursing program is now more accessible than ever before, and nursing students across Virginia now have access to one of the most affordable, convenient RN-to-BSN baccalaureate degree programs in the state, thanks to a recent partnership forged between BC and the ...

Rams Enduring Change, Prepping for 2013

Apr 4, 2013

The recently added Bluefield College sport, Rams football, has had to face a variety of change during the offseason and is now preparing for the 2013 campaign.