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Richter to Lead Christian Emphasis Week

Sep 17, 2014

Bluefield College will host its 23rd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 24-26, featuring three morning sessions of praise, worship and discourse led by Tom Richter, pastor of New Hope Christian Church in Queens, New York.

Homecoming 2014: Something for All

Sep 17, 2014

Special reunions, music, dancing, theatre, worship, a memorial run, a live auction, football, tailgating, and distinguished awards. All are a part of Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2014, September 26-28, designed to bring together not just former students, but also current students and the ...

BC Theatre Presents 'As It Is in Heaven'

Sep 16, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre will present Arlene Hutton’s As It Is in Heaven, Thursday, September 25 through Sunday, September 28.

Community, Alumni Homecoming Auction (2014)

Sep 9, 2014

Bluefield College will host its annual Homecoming Scholarship Auction, September 27, an event not only for alumni, but the community at-large.

Runners Invited to Elswick 5K (2014)

Sep 9, 2014

Bluefield College will host its Seventh Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 27, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K Run/Walk they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades. They’ll be running for scholarships and to preserve the ...

Fine Arts Classes for Community (Fall '14)

Sep 8, 2014

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2014 semester.

County Renews Aid for Dental School

Sep 8, 2014

Tazewell County officials have submitted an amended grant application to the Virginia Tobacco Commission for the proposed Bluefield College School of Dental Medicine project.

BC Formally Kicks off New Academic Year (2014)

Aug 29, 2014

Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off its 2014-2015 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President’s Convocation and Founders’ Day Celebration, Wednesday, August 27, featuring recognition for new BC students, special music, and a keynote address from Dr. David ...

Students Make Memories in China

Aug 29, 2014

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.

BC to Host Blue Mountain Concerts

Aug 29, 2014

Bluefield College has joined efforts again with Blue Mountain Performing Arts to bring five prestigious concerts to the community this academic year, including three on campus in Harman Chapel.

Appalachian Women Find Hope at BC

Aug 15, 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 often feel a sense of hopelessness about the future.

Kids Explore Science at BC Camp

Aug 1, 2014

Kids love bugs and frogs, getting outdoors and blowing up things, and Bluefield College used those interests to teach local youth the marvels of math and science through a summer Math-Science Camp, June 23-26.

Alumnus Bill Tuck Publishes 27th Book

Aug 1, 2014

The author of 27 books and more than 200 articles. Senior pastoral positions with six different churches. And, faculty posts with two higher education institutions. All this from a borderline schoolboy, a student who entered college on academic probation, Bluefield College’s William P. ...

The Abel Center: A Calling Fulfilled

Aug 1, 2014

Alumna Carrie Booth Bradshaw is the personification of the Bluefield College vision and mission. Her response to God’s calling on her life, which began soon after she graduated from BC in 1989, is celebrating 20 years of service to the Greater Bluefield community and the transformation of ...

BC Students Share God's Love in Spain

Aug 1, 2014

Bluefield College students took advantage of their Spring Break in March to take a trip abroad. But, this BC student trip was not your typical college spring fling. This trip was designed to spread the Gospel and grow the church in Madrid, Spain.

Alumnus Uses Comedy to Share Gospel

Jul 30, 2014

Spreading the Gospel with a laugh or a ha-ha. That’s the mission of 2004 Bluefield College alumnus Dave Ebert and his new Christian improvisation troupe, hahahAmen.

Kids Explore Fine Arts during BC Camp

Jul 18, 2014

For the seventh year in a row, Bluefield College hosted its Summer Fine Arts Camp, July 14-18, for local kids, ages four to 13.

Students Invited to Private College Week

Jul 17, 2014

Bluefield College will join 23 other Virginia private colleges in a statewide series of open house events, July 28 through August 2, designed to increase awareness of the quality and affordability of a private college education.

A Birthday Wish to an Old BC Soldier

Jul 14, 2014

Thanks for Coming Our Way: A Birthday Wish to an Old BC Soldier

Students Earn Academic Awards

Jul 2, 2014

Bluefield College recognized dozens of outstanding students for academic excellence during its year-end Honors Convocation.

Dental School Project Suspended

Jun 30, 2014

The proposed dental school project between Bluefield College and Tazewell County has been put on hold until the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission determines whether it will fund the venture.

Creative Commons Images

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.