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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 (2013)

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.

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.