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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.

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.