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Spring '17 Open House for High Schoolers

Mar 24, 2017

High school juniors and seniors and other prospective college students are invited to attend a Spring Open House at Bluefield College, Saturday, April 1.

Vendors Invited to Appalachian Festival

Mar 23, 2017

Bluefield College will host its seventh annual “Celebration of Appalachia,” April 3-8, featuring, as always, the traditional daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 8.

Equinox Big Band Music Coming to BC

Mar 22, 2017

Blue Mountain Performing Arts and Bluefield College will present the Equinox Little Big Band, live in concert and featuring the music of legendary entertainers, Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at BC’s Harman Chapel.

Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar

Mar 21, 2017

Former Bluefield College students were back on campus, March 17, sharing job knowledge, offering employment advice, and networking with current BC students during a Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar.

Reunion and Run to Honor Dean Dan

Mar 21, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, alumni from Bluefield College will gather in Richmond, Virginia, for a spring reunion and the formation of “Team Dean Dan,” a group of BC grads who will run in the Monument Avenue 10K.

Global Week Features Fulbright Scholar

Mar 17, 2017

Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, presentations, films and other activities, March 27-31, designed to increase global cultural awareness and featuring presentations by visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Taina Wewer of Finland.

Virginia Living Dubs BC Top College

Mar 17, 2017

Bluefield College has been named one of the best colleges in Virginia by Virginia Living magazine, which included BC in a list of “Top High Schools and Colleges 2016” in its annual “State of Education” issue.

BC to Host Entrepreneurship Panel

Mar 15, 2017

Local entrepreneurs and business owners and students are invited to join Bluefield College’s co-sponsored Entrepreneurship Panel, Monday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

New FACS Classes Starting Soon

Mar 15, 2017

New classes are starting soon in the spring 2017 session of Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School.

Home Repair for Low Income Families

Mar 15, 2017

More than 200 youth from Baptist churches across Virginia will converge on the campus of Bluefield College this summer for the purpose of restoring homes in the community as part of a program called Impact Virginia.

President's and Dean's LIsts: Fall '16

Mar 7, 2017

Bluefield College recognized students named to its fall 2016 President’s and Dean’s lists during an Academic Scholars Reception on campus, February 24, which included family and friends of the honorees.

Students Celebrate Black History

Mar 3, 2017

The Bluefield College campus community spent the month of February celebrating Black history.

BC Earns Military Friendly Honor

Mar 3, 2017

Bluefield College has been named among a distinct group of colleges and universities as a Military Friendly school by Victory Media, a ratings and resources organization that provides service members and their families with the information they need to make decisions about civilian careers and ...

BC Launches Master's Degree in Nursing

Mar 2, 2017

Continuing to expand its academic offerings to meet the higher education needs of students from Central Appalachia and beyond, Bluefield College recently launched a new master’s degree program, an online master’s degree in nursing (MSN).

BC to Host Colored Pencil Art Show

Mar 1, 2017

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of Jennifer Phillips Carpenter, now through April 13.

BC Earns Honor for Affordable HR Studies

Feb 22, 2017

Bluefield College has been recognized as one of the most affordable colleges to offer human resource studies by

Business Program to Aid City Economy

Feb 22, 2017

Bluefield may soon see an influx of entrepreneurs, thanks in part to a recent grant from the U.S. Economic Development Authority and a professional business certificate program now offered through Bluefield College.

BC Grad Returns to Teach Teachers

Feb 21, 2017

In the 1990s, Jennifer Jones used to sit in Bluefield College classrooms listening to her Teacher Education professors instruct her on how to become a successful teacher. Today, as Dr. Jennifer Jones Powell, she’s standing in front of a BC classroom, teaching Bluefield professors the lessons ...

New Fine Arts Community School Classes 02-17

Feb 16, 2017

New classes are starting soon in the spring 2017 session of Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School.

BC Lenten Choral Concert at Local Church

Feb 16, 2017

The Bluefield College Department of Music will present a Lenten Choral Concert, Sunday, February 26 at 3 p.m. at Bland Street United Methodist Church.

BC Theatre to Present Hiding Place

Feb 16, 2017

Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present The Hiding Place, Thursday through Sunday, February 23-26.

Join Us for Winter Open House

Feb 9, 2017

High school junior and senior and other prospective college students are invited to attend a Winter Open House at Bluefield College, Saturday, February 18.

CRJ Program Includes Academy Training

Feb 8, 2017

Preparation for a career or calling at Bluefield College doesn’t always take place just in the classroom, particularly in the BC Criminal Justice Program, where students get valuable police academy training along with their classroom instruction.

Celebrate Black History with BC

Feb 7, 2017

Bluefield College students are celebrating Black History Month throughout February with a full schedule of events hosted by the Black Student Alliance (BSA) and open to the public.

Support the Glory Days Scholarship

Feb 6, 2017

The years 1984 to 1992 have often been dubbed the “glory days” for Bluefield College athletics. During that era, the men’s basketball team averaged 24 wins per season and earned three national runner-up distinctions. The baseball team averaged 23 wins a season, and the men’s golf team won ...

MacDonald Lives Passion for Research

Feb 3, 2017

After Bluefield College, alumna Amber MacDonald began pursuing her master’s degree at the University of Tennessee. There, she became a lab manager and a graduate teaching assistant and soon began living her passion doing cancer research.

BC Celebrates Record Enrollment

Feb 3, 2017

Bluefield College is celebrating its highest number of new traditional students in school history. Two hundred forty-two new traditional students enrolled at BC this past fall, the most traditional students ever for a new recruiting class.

Students Take Part in Interfaith Forum

Feb 1, 2017

Bluefield College states in its mission that it is “an inclusive Christ-centered learning community” and among its core values a commitment to “integrity, mutual respect, support and encouragement.” A good example of that mission in action and those core values at work occurred during an ...

Vaughan Leads Sheriff's Association

Jan 31, 2017

There’s a new Virginia Sheriff’s Association president in town, and he’s a Bluefield College graduate, Sheriff Richard Vaughan.

Massey Bids Farewell to BC after 27 Years

Jan 27, 2017

When the 2015-2016 academic year began at Bluefield College, it did so without a vital “beacon of academic excellence.” When faculty and staff returned to campus, they did so in the absence of “a beloved friend,” who “inspired [them] to be a better teacher.” And when students walked ...

Jones Overcomes Cancer to Teach

Jan 27, 2017

Bluefield College alumna Sarah Cordill Jones has a passion for teaching – a passion she was living and loving in her seventh year with Tazewell County Schools. That is until the day she learned she had cancer and found herself out of the classroom and in a battle for her life.

BC Alumnus Publishes War Novel

Jan 27, 2017

Bluefield College alumnus Nicholas “Nick” Lambros of Monkton, Maryland, recently published a book titled To End All War, an historical account of World War I from 1914 to 1918.

Broadway Performer to Speak at BC

Jan 27, 2017

Former Broadway national tour singer, dancer, actor and teacher Shaun Moe is coming to Bluefield College, Monday, January 30 to share with students and the community “What it Takes to Succeed in Show Biz.”

Grubb from Alum to Alumni Director

Jan 27, 2017

Bluefield College recently welcomed a new director of alumni relations, a familiar face to the BC family in Josh Grubb, a 2007 Bluefield College graduate and a member of the BC staff since 2014.

Schoolteachers Do Research with BC

Jan 20, 2017

Ten Tazewell County middle school math and special education teachers recently took part in a course offered by Bluefield College designed to determine best practices in teaching mathematics and to conduct significant action research in their classrooms.

Hundreds of Youth Enjoy BC Winter Blast

Jan 20, 2017

Bluefield College welcomed 423 middle school- and high school-aged students along with their youth ministry leaders on campus, January 14-15, for the school’s annual Winter Blast.

BC Employees Earn Distinctions

Jan 19, 2017

A host of Bluefield College faculty and staff were involved in a variety of professional distinctions and transitions during the fall of 2016.

BC Trustees Elect New Officers

Jan 18, 2017

Members of the Bluefield College Board of Trustees gathered on campus in October for their traditional fall business session, and during the two-day fall assembly the Board elected new officers, recognized outgoing trustees, and set new tuition rates.

BC Theatre Play to Feature Alumni

Jan 13, 2017

Bluefield College Theatre will present Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shandley, Thursday, January 26 through Sunday, January 29, featuring BC Theatre alumni.

Explore Healing Power of Literature

Jan 12, 2017

Bluefield College will offer a course this spring designed to explore the power of literature and writing as a means of therapy. Titled “Literature and Healing, the class will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., beginning January 17.

Spring '17 Fine Arts Community School

Jan 10, 2017

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2017 semester.

Youth Invited to BC Winter Blast

Jan 9, 2017

Church youth groups, outdoor enthusiasts, Christian music fans, prospective college students, and any other Bluefield College friends are invited to participate in Winter Blast, January 14-16, a winter youth event that will feature the band Young Hearts and meaningful messages applicable to teens ...

Lusk Named New Rams Football Coach

Jan 6, 2017

Dewey Lusk has been named head football coach at Bluefield College, becoming the 10th head coach in school history and the third since the program was revived in 2012.

Submit Works to BC's Bluestone Review

Dec 19, 2016

The Bluestone Review, a literary journal in its 24th year of publication by students at Bluefield College, is now accepting submissions through January 30, 2017.

111 Grads in Winter Commencement '16

Dec 19, 2016

One hundred eleven Bluefield College seniors received diplomas during the school’s 25th Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 10, in a program that featured remarks from two distinguished graduating seniors and a dedication in honor of BC president Dr. David Olive, who also provided the ...

China Exchange Students Visit BC

Dec 19, 2016

Bluefield College continued its academic and cultural exchange with the country of China this fall. For the eighth year in a row, students from BC shared history, language, tradition and time with students from China as part of an international exchange program with Jiangsu Second Normal University.

Education Program Gets Reaccreditation

Dec 15, 2016

Bluefield College’s Teacher Education Program has received reaccreditation for seven years from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The CAEP accreditation is based on the quality principles of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), which supports the ...

Walker Bids Farewell to Rams Football

Dec 15, 2016

Bluefield College head football coach Ordell Walker has stepped down from his position, effective December 15, 2016, after four seasons as the leader of the Rams football team.

Students Become Teachers at BC

Dec 7, 2016

Every semester Bluefield College students in the Teacher Education Program make that pivotal transition from student to teacher after completing valuable career training through the school’s student teacher program, which offers hands-on experience to students alongside veteran teachers in local ...

BC Ranked Among Top Colleges in the South

Dec 7, 2016

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: 2017,” thanks in large part to its personal attention to students and affordability.