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Jun 23, 2014

We share a collection of educational and online learning images on our Flickr page, available here. We welcome anyone to use/modify/adapt the images but we do ask that you credit as the source with a link back to this website. If you have any questions please feel ...

Can't Miss Summer Alumni Reunions

Jun 19, 2014

Bluefield College will host three summer “Bluefield @ the Ballpark” gatherings for alumni and friends in Richmond, Roanoke, Bristol and Bluefield.   Charlottesville: Bluefield College alumni Bobby (left) and Joyce Gentry will host the 28th Annual Alumni Reunion for BC alumni ...

Open House Events for Online Degrees

Jun 18, 2014

Bluefield College will host a series of open house events in cities across Virginia in July for the purpose of sharing the latest opportunities available in its Online degree Program.

Students Named to President's, Dean's Lists (Spring '14)

Jun 13, 2014

Bluefield College has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the spring 2014 academic semester.

Education Students Hands-on Training

Jun 13, 2014

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

Local Writers Invited to BC Writing Camp

Jun 3, 2014

Bluefield College will host a one-week summer writing camp, Monday through Friday, June 16-20, for students in grades three through 12.

Faculty, Staff Earn Distinctions (Spring '14)

May 29, 2014

A host of Bluefield College faculty and staff earned a variety of professional distinctions during the spring 2014 academic term. Article Defends BC ROI

May 29, 2014

In a article, writer Susan Adams asks the question, "Are colleges listed in's rankings really the worst return on investment?" Find the answer in her full feature here.

BC Employees Garner Year-end Awards

May 28, 2014

Bluefield College honored its employees with a year-end faculty/staff awards ceremony, May 1, which included the presentation of the Distinguished Staff Award to accounts payable manager Shirley Mutter and a 30-year Service Award to maintenance director Blair Taylor.

Summer Fine Arts Camps and Classes

May 27, 2014

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for summer 2014 and featured on the schedule are three camps, three workshops, one class, and private lessons.

Hope for Human Service Providers

May 22, 2014

More than 70 local human service providers, who dedicate their lives to the health and welfare of others, had the tables turned on them, Friday, May 16, when Bluefield College hosted the group on campus for a daylong conference designed to support and strengthen their efforts.

Eight Harpists to Perform at BC

May 16, 2014

Eight harpists representing southwestern Virginia and southern West Virginia will participate in Bluefield Harp Day, a one-day harp event hosted by Bluefield College on Saturday, May 24, and the first of its kind to be held in the Bluefield area.

125 Seniors Receive Diplomas

May 13, 2014

One hundred twenty-five Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas, Saturday, May 3, during the school’s 92nd Annual Spring Commencement, which also featured the presentation of a Student Leadership Award, a Distinguished Faculty Award, and an Honorary Doctorate.

Apartment Complex Construction Begins

May 9, 2014

Workers are moving dirt, laying foundations and building, again, on the campus of Bluefield College in the wake of the BC Board of Trustees’ approval of the construction of a new apartment complex, a response to the continued growth of the school’s residential population.

Opportunities for Appalachian Women 2014

May 8, 2014

Women from Appalachia who haven’t had access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty, shame or some other financial or personal predicament now have hope for a new beginning.

BC Honors Local Journalists (2014)

May 8, 2014

Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 15th Annual Media Appreciation Day, April 30, which featured remarks from Associated Baptist Press News-Herald editor Robert Dilday and the presentation of two $1,000 Shott Excellence in Media Awards.

Alumni Run 10K for Team Dean Dan

May 5, 2014

A group of alumni from Bluefield College formed a running team called “Team Dean Dan” to compete in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K in Richmond, Virginia, March 29, but winning the race was not the primary objective of the BC runners.

Trustees Approve Advisory Council

May 5, 2014

Members of the Bluefield College Board of Trustees gathered on campus, April 4-5, and during the two-day spring session the Board created a new advisory council, discussed shared governance, elected new officers, and approved faculty promotions.

Youth Theatre to Present Mulan

May 5, 2014

The Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present Mulan, Thursday through Sunday, May 15-18.

Students Celebrate 36th Mud Pig Day

May 1, 2014

It’s a tradition like none other -- one that has endured the tests of time for decades and with its embellished memories of origin and antics has become near legendary.

BC Students Unveil 21st Bluestone Review

Apr 29, 2014

Bluefield College unveiled the 21st edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 10.

Encouraging Human Service Providers (2014)

Apr 28, 2014

Bluefield College will host a human services conference, Friday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. designed to support and encourage human service providers who are always attending to the health and welfare of others while seldom getting the chance to care for themselves.

BC to Honor Local Journalists (2014)

Apr 18, 2014

Bluefield College will pay tribute to the work of local journalists during its 15th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Wednesday, April 30 -- an event that will include remarks from Associated Baptist Press News-Herald editor Robert Dilday and the presentation of a Shott Excellence-in-Media Award to ...

Kirkland, Carlson Duo Coming to BC

Apr 18, 2014

Sultry vocals and guitar wizardry, combined into creative arrangements of jazz, pop and rock. Together, they make the Jennifer Kirkland and Bert Carlson Quintet, an unforgettable musical experience, live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Abstract Artist Brings Show to BC

Apr 18, 2014

Bluefield College will host an art exhibit titled “Across the Surface,” April 28 through August 22, featuring the works of Katherine Shortridge.

Garrett Teaches to Stop Procrastinating

Apr 17, 2014

Kristen Garrett held a “Beating Procrastination” seminar on campus last week and introduced a seven step anti-procrastination plan that would help students in their struggle with procrastination.

Construction to Begin on New Apartments

Apr 17, 2014

Bluefield, VA - A big change will occur on Bluefield College’s campus as construction for a new four million dollar project is being set into place.

Social Media Can Be Dangerous

Apr 17, 2014

Social media is a growing industry that is an outlet for most individuals when it comes to emotions, successes, frustrations and celebrations.

Music Alumni Return for Concerts

Apr 15, 2014

Twenty-one Bluefield College music alumni spanning five decades of graduating classes gathered on campus, March 28-30, for a three-day Alumni Choir Reunion, featuring two Alumni Choir concerts.

BC Celebrates Appalachian Culture

Apr 15, 2014

As part of its annual "Celebration of Appalachia," Bluefield College hosted its Third Annual Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 12, featuring bluegrass music, artisan and food merchants, book sales and signings, art exhibits, and a host of other family fun.

Students Ready for 36th Mud Pig Day

Apr 15, 2014

A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Inflatable games. Unique competitions. Contemporary Christian music. And, tons of recreation, relaxation and otherfun. 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 ...

Cloverton Christian Band Coming to BC

Apr 14, 2014

With a musical message of non-conformity and being faithful to God’s calling, award-winning contemporary Christian band Cloverton will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.

Students Style Soles for Needy Kids (2014)

Apr 3, 2014

Bluefield College students rallied together, March 20, to “style soles” and to provide new shoes for children in need.

Three Groups in BC Spring Choral Concert

Apr 3, 2014

The Bluefield College Department of Music will host its annual Spring Choral Concert, Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel, spotlighting three of the school’s voice ensembles: Variations, Praise Singers, and Bluefield Singers.

Students to Unveil 21st Bluestone Review

Apr 3, 2014

Bluefield College will unveil the 21st edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m.

Concert and Jazz Bands Plan Concert

Mar 31, 2014

Bluefield College will host its annual Spring Instrumental Music Concert, featuring performances by its Concert Band and Jazz Band, Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Masterworks, Orchestra Concert

Mar 31, 2014

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale, featuring dozens of voices from both the college and the community, will perform its annual spring concert, Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Global Education Week with Doc Greenberg's Jazz

Mar 28, 2014

Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, presentations, workshops, readings, films and concerts, Monday, March 31 through Saturday, April 5, designed to increase global cultural awareness and to “bring the world to BC students and the community.”

Students Featured in Spring Art Show

Mar 28, 2014

The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, April 11-24.

BC Denounces Flawed Atlantic Article

Mar 27, 2014

A recent article posted on claims certain colleges are a waste of money, but a quick look at the author’s research methods and the data used to draw the conclusions shows that the story, itself, is a big waste of time.

Men’s Basketball Team Best Ever

Mar 26, 2014

The Rams men’s basketball team is 13-11 (6-10 in conference play).

BC Students Spread Word of Christ

Mar 26, 2014

Bluefield College students took a trip to Spain during spring break in hopes of sharing their knowledge about Jesus.

Ram Baseball is Flying High

Mar 26, 2014

The Bluefield College Rams are on cloud nine after a sensational opening third to the spring season.

Some Local Restaurants Offer Student Discounts

Mar 26, 2014

College students struggle with different aspects of life during their collegiate career.

Thought of the Day: You are Blessed

Mar 26, 2014

Are you having a rough day? Did you have a “bad day” yesterday? Maybe you will have one tomorrow.

Rams Men’s Tennis Team Falls Short to No. 20 Bears

Mar 26, 2014

BLUEFIELD, VA- Bluefield College men’s tennis team faced tough competition to start in Mid-South Conference play against nationally ranked University of Pikeville.

The Oscars 2014: A Night of Successfully Predicted Winners

Mar 26, 2014

“Gravity” shines with the most wins of the night, while “12 Years a Slave” and “Dallas Buyers Club” pick up the major acting nomination awards.

BC Theatre's Cotton Patch Postponed

Mar 26, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre's production of Cotton Patch Gospel, April 6-9, has been postponed due to circumstances beyond control. We apologize for the late notice and any inconvenience this may have caused our theatre followers. Please stay connected to for a make-up date.

Bluefield Athletics Reaches Out to Community

Mar 26, 2014

As a Christian college community, Bluefield College has worked toward student, faculty and staff involvement in the area to offer services and help people.

BC to Publish New Alumni Directory

Mar 26, 2014

Bluefield College will introduce a new Alumni Directory this spring, featuring the latest biographical data on BC grads, photos and essays submitted by former students, and an historical overview of the school.