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October 25, 2013

¡Inspire Éxito!

Friday, October 25, 2013 - Sunday, October 27, 2013

Special Bluefield College Weekend Program for Latino/a High School Seniors

The program provides students with practical and easy to understand information on the college application process and financial aid. It will allow participants to engage with successful Latino role models and leaders who will inspire them to actively engage in setting career goals and seeking higher education opportunities.

 Who can participate?

Latino/a High School Seniors in Northern Virginia and Galax.

What does it involve?

Speakers, writing workshop, a film, a play, fun scavenger hunts, prizes, and laser bowling!

Can parents participate?

YES! Parents can attend the special Sunday morning (October 27th) assembly and will receive detailed information included in the student’s Weekend Information Packet.

How do I get there?

FREE VAN transportation to and from Bluefield College!

What does it cost?

NADA! Absolutely free.

Application Requirements:

2.5 GPA or above
Current high school senior (in fall 2013)
Enrolled full-time in a Virginia high school

Application deadline is September 1st. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for early consideration. Only 20 spaces are available.

Three competitive $10,000 scholarships to attend BLUEFIELD COLLEGE will be awarded to accepted candidates who apply.

To apply, please complete and submit the form below:


Shine: A Presentation by Pulitzer Prize Photographer Jose Galvez

Friday, October 25, 2013, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM




Pulitzer Prize photographer Jose Galvez will offer an exhibit and presentation of his life and work as part of Bluefield College's Hispanic Heritage Week, Friday, October 25 at 4 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

The first Mexican-American photographer on staff for the Los Angeles Times, Galvez's presentation comes from his latest photographic memoir, Shine Boy. In addition to his presentation, Galvez will sign copies of his memoir and exhibit photographs from that project.

Galvez's presentation at Bluefield College is being funded by a special grant from the Appalachian College Association and is open and free to the public.


Other events for Hispanic Heritage Week:

Film Roberto Clemnte, Monday, October 21, 3 p.m., location to be announced.

Film Cuento Chino, Wednesday, October 23, 7 p.m., 310 Lansdell Hall