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Bennington Brings Nature Art to BC

Dec 11, 2015

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of environmental artist Kevin Bennington, now through February 18.

BC Athletes Named Character Champs

Dec 11, 2015

When it comes to advancing character-driven intercollegiate athletics and developing servant leaders, Bluefield College champions the cause, according to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), who recently named BC a Champions of Character Five Star Institution.

BC Presents Christmas at Bluefield

Dec 10, 2015

Bluefield College hosted its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday and Saturday, December 4-5. Known as the college’s Christmas gift to the Greater Bluefield community, Christmas at Bluefield is an annual celebration of the birth of Christ through choral performances, ...

Longtime BC Friend Betty Gordon Dies

Dec 9, 2015

Longtime Bluefield College supporter and friend Betty Sanders Gordon, wife of BC Professor Emeritus Will Gordon, passed away, Saturday, December 5.

Christmas Gifts, Party for Local Kids

Dec 9, 2015

Christmas will come a few days early this year for more than 400 local kids, thanks to the Bland Ministry Center, Bluefield College, and missionaries from Dublin, Georgia.

Narcos DEA Agents Speak to BC Students

Dec 8, 2015

A former officer with the Bluefield Police Department whose career helped inspire the Netflix series “Narcos” came back Wednesday to the Bluefields to tell students and the public about the hunt for narco-terrorist Pablo Escobar.

Employee Transitions and Distinctions - Fall '15

Dec 7, 2015

A host of Bluefield College faculty and staff were involved in a variety of professional distinctions and transitions during the fall of 2015.

Alumna Gloria Smith Earns Career Award

Dec 7, 2015

Bluefield College alumna Gloria Smith, a retired supervisor of the Human Resources Service Center at Virginia Tech, recently received VT’s 2015 Staff Career Achievement Award.

BC Alumni and Friends Join #GivingTuesday (2015)

Dec 4, 2015

Bluefield College alumni and friends took part in a worldwide day of giving, Tuesday, December 1, that generated more than $5,000 for BC students.

Community Invited to Christmas at BC (2015)

Nov 24, 2015

Bluefield College will host its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

Students Featured in Fall Art Show

Nov 24, 2015

The works of Bluefield College art students are on display as part of a Fall Student Art Show on campus, now through December 3, 2015.

BC + Virginia Baptists = Callings Fulfilled

Nov 24, 2015

Bluefield College senior Karen Sutherland has a passion for teaching. It’s a calling she didn’t realize early in life and one she later doubted would come to fruition.

Major League Baseball Award Predictions

Nov 21, 2015

With the MLB season awards coming soon, Ben Rife gives his picks and losers.

“Master of None” and Aziz Ansari provide a funny and authentic depiction of Millennials

Nov 17, 2015

Netflix’s new show “Master of None” leaves me wondering if Netflix could possibly possess the Midas touch in creating original content. “Master of None” stars comedian Aziz Ansari as Dev, a 30-year old actor living in New York City.

Tiger blood loses its appeal

Nov 17, 2015

“Winning!” It was the catch phrase that took the nation by storm. Everywhere you turned you would hear the Charlie Sheen chant at the simplest of things like parking straight, having an attractive girlfriend or even turning in a paper late and still receiving an unexpected grade of ‘A.’

In the Wake of the Paris Attacks, Knee-jerk Reactions Won’t Get Us Anywhere

Nov 17, 2015

Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris killed an estimated 129 people and injured many more, prompted reactions from all over the world regarding terrorism and Syrian refugees.

A Cry Out for Humanity--A Call for Justice

Nov 17, 2015

Last Friday was a living inferno for humanity. Earthquakes struck Mexico and Japan, and ISIS attacked Paris, Baghdad, and Beirut. ISIS attacks took over 200 lives and left many seriously wounded.

BC Criminal Justice Students Visit Law School

Nov 12, 2015

Three Bluefield College criminal justice students and a BC CRJ graduate visited the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia, Tuesday November 10.

BC Biology Students Study in the Amazon

Nov 11, 2015

Students at Bluefield College are learning about the Amazon Forest and other tropical ecosystems, but not from textbooks or through lectures. Instead, BC biology majors are exploring the Amazon firsthand through the school’s Global Education Program and partnerships for study abroad.

The Women’s Soccer team of Bluefield College falls in its last game of the season to Bryan College.

Nov 11, 2015

The Women’s Soccer team of Bluefield College falls in its last game of the season to Bryan College.

BC to Offer Fall Term Intersession

Nov 11, 2015

Bluefield College will launch its first four week accelerated term to serve as an intersession between the school’s traditional fall and spring terms. Beginning December 2015 and condensed into an accelerated online format, the Fall Term III (Intersession) is designed to give students the ...

Open House Events for Online Programs

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College’s Online Degree Program will host a series of open house events in cities across Virginia in November for the purpose of sharing the latest information about the online degree opportunities available at BC.

Women's Volleyball Heading to Conference Tournament After sweeping Union

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College women’s volleyball team fell to the Montreat Cavaliers in a 3-1 match Tuesday night at Bluefield College’s Dome Gymnasium, which came as a surprise after beating powerhouse Union College on Oct. 23.


Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College students turned out to Rish Hall for the second annual, post-Halloween activity of launching pumpkins off the three-story building onto the lawn below.

DEA agents visit Bluefield

Nov 10, 2015

Drug Enforcement Administration agents Stephen Murphy and Javier Peña presented their story at Bluefield State College of how they helped take down the vicious Medellin Cartel and drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar in Colombia. Both men are the real-life inspiration behind the two main characters in the ...

BC Inducts Four into Sports Hall of Fame

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College honored four of its most celebrated former members of athletics with induction into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame, October 24, the highest honor reserved for BC athletes who have made the most exceptional contributions to Ram Athletics.

College Presents 2015 Alumni Awards

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College honored three of its most distinguished graduates and one of its most faithful supporters during an Alumni Awards Dinner, October 24, as part of Homecoming 2015.

BC to Host Switzer Bassoon Recital

Oct 30, 2015

Bassoon musician Scott A. Switzer will perform a recital at Bluefield College, Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Students Crown 2015 Homecoming Court

Oct 30, 2015

Bluefield College students crowned the school’s 2015 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 23-24.

BC Honors Golden Graduates (2015)

Oct 29, 2015

“Welcome home” and “you are special to us” were the themes of the night when Bluefield College honored its graduates from 1965 and beyond during a Golden Graduates Society Dinner, Friday, October 23, as part of Homecoming 2015.

Grammy Winner Mike Farris Coming to BC

Oct 28, 2015

Grammy Award winner and critically acclaimed soulful singer Mike Farris will perform live in concert at Bluefield College, Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

“White Genocide” is a thing when racists create their own space on the Internet

Oct 27, 2015

The Crazies of the Internet have decided to boycott “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” because it promotes “White Genocide.”

The Houston Rockets, James Harden are Ready For Takeoff!

Oct 27, 2015

The Rockets takeoff is around the corner. This season brings excitement and the Rockets will make it happen.

Facebook to begin warning of online surveillance

Oct 27, 2015

It’s been two years since Edward Snowden, former CIA official, leaked classified documents from the United States National Security Agency (NSA). The paper trail left American citizens stunned, and most importantly outraged. Since then, understandably, suspicion sets in each and every time you ...

BC Ranked Among Top Colleges in South (2015)

Oct 21, 2015

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: 2016,” thanks in large part to its personal attention to students and affordability.

BC to Host First Ram to Ram Seminar

Oct 21, 2015

Bluefield College will host its first-ever Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar, Friday, October 23 at 10 a.m. in the Student Activities Center, Shott Hall.

BC Opens New Disc Golf Course

Oct 20, 2015

If you haven’t already, you should soon notice a handful of unique baskets scattered about the campus of Bluefield College. The baskets aren’t for gathering or storing, but for a new disc golf course created on the BC campus as an added recreational activity for students and the community ...

Homecoming: Alumni, Community Affair

Oct 19, 2015

Special reunions, a fireworks show, Mark Twain, theatre, a live auction, campus tours, tailgating, football, dinner and dancing, alumni awards, the crowning of a queen and king, and praise and worship.

Narcos DEA Agents to Speak at BC and BSC

Oct 16, 2015

More than 16 years before Stephen Murphy played a key role in bringing down the most notorious drug lord of the 20th century, he was a member of the Bluefield, West Virginia, Police Department. In early November 2015, Murphy will return to Bluefield, joining Javier Pena as they discuss their role ...

Read and Share Cancer Survival Stories

Oct 16, 2015

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Read about members of the Bluefield College family who survived cancer, and share your own survival story on BC's Facebook page:

BC Slates Final Fall Open House Events

Oct 14, 2015

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending at least one of the final fall Open House events at Bluefield College, October 18, and November 14.

Students Serve thru Operation Bluefield

Oct 14, 2015

Service above self. It’s not just a motto, but a way of life at Bluefield College. From local community service projects to missions abroad, BC students are involved year-round in opportunities to grow as servant leaders.

BC Raises Awareness of Domestic Violence

Oct 14, 2015

Bluefield College students, faculty and staff are bringing awareness to the importance of Title IX on college campuses and to the woes of domestic violence in our communities through a series of activities on campus in October.

Blevins Leads 2015 Class into Sports Hall of Fame

Oct 13, 2015

Bluefield College will honor four of its most celebrated former members of athletics with induction into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame, Saturday, October 24.

Can The Rockets Bring a Title To Houston?

Oct 13, 2015

By Ben Rife Edited by Andres Palacio     The Houston Rockets have eyed the NBA Championship since the acquisitions of James Harden and Dwight Howard. But something kept them from fulfilling their title hopes: point guard play.     In two years as teammates, Harden and ...

The Medium and Literacy

Oct 13, 2015

Since Mesopotamia and its cuneiform, to Johannes Gutenberg and his introduction to printing press, to Twitter and YouTube, literacy is always changing.

BC Theatre to Present Three Musketeers

Oct 13, 2015

Bluefield College Theatre will present the classic adventure The Three Musketeers, Thursday through Sunday, October 22-25.

Kim Kardashian-West’s Negative View of Pregnancy is Refreshing

Oct 7, 2015

Kim Kardashian's was the Worst Experience of Her Life

BC Alumna Lands Seat on the Bench

Oct 5, 2015

As a criminal justice student at Bluefield College, Erin Johnson DeHart hoped to someday become a police officer. Little did she know that just more than 10 years after graduation she’d become a judge.

Jennifer Jones: A Teacher of Teachers

Oct 5, 2015

From playing teacher with a Fisher-Price schoolhouse as a child to her first job as a teacher’s assistant in a kindergarten classroom to one of the highest honored college professors in Virginia. That’s the path of success Dr. Jennifer Jones took, and it all started in the Bluefield College ...