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BC Alumni and Friends Join #GivingTuesday

Dec 2, 2016

Bluefield College alumni and friends took part in a worldwide day of giving, Tuesday, November 29, that generated nearly $23,000 for BC students.

Alumni Celebrate Homecoming 2016

Nov 15, 2016

Hundreds of Bluefield College alumni from as far as Georgia and as near as Bluefield came back to campus, October 21-23, to celebrate Homecoming 2016, featuring special reunions, career counseling for current students, a fireworks show, theatre, a live auction, campus tours, tailgating, football, ...

College Presents 2016 Alumni Awards

Nov 15, 2016

Bluefield College honored five of its most distinguished alumni during an Alumni Awards Dinner, October 22, as part of Homecoming 2016.

Go to London with Bluefield College

Nov 11, 2016

Want to travel to London and visit Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and many other historic and significant sites? Then join Bluefield College students, faculty, staff and alumni on an eight-day trip, March 3-10, 2017, to ...

Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar

Oct 28, 2016

Bluefield College alumni took time away from their work and family to invest in the lives of current BC students during a Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar, October 21.

BC Honors Golden Graduates

Oct 27, 2016

Bluefield College honored three members of its class of 1966 with induction into the school’s Golden Graduate Society during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 21-23.

Great Deals in BC Scholarship Auction

Oct 18, 2016

Need a vacation or a little outdoor recreation? Interested in entertainment or amusement packages? Want to take advantage of great buys on sports memorabilia, jewelry, artwork or other quality items, while supporting a good cause?

BC to Present 2016 Alumni Awards

Oct 18, 2016

Bluefield College will honor five of its distinguished graduates during an Alumni Awards Dinner, Saturday, October 22.

Don't Miss Homecoming 2016

Oct 18, 2016

Bluefield College will host Homecoming 2016, October 21-23, with events for former students, current students, and the community at-large.

Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar (Fall '16)

Oct 11, 2016

Bluefield College will host its Second Annual Fall Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar, Friday, October 21 at 10 a.m. in the Student Activities Center, Shott Hall.

Rams Football Player Goes Pro

Sep 30, 2016

It’s not often football players from small, private Christian colleges make it to the professional level. But, for former Bluefield College football wide receiver David Gianesin, going pro was not the only positive outcome he experienced as a result of attending BC.

Gentry Reunions: The End of an Era

Sep 8, 2016

On Saturday, July 9, 2016 a longtime beloved tradition at Bluefield College came to an end. For 30 years, former BC students have been gathering for a time of reunion in Charlottesville, Virginia, and for most of those years at the home of alumni Bobby (’58) and Joyce Mullikin (’58) Gentry. ...

Alumni Invited to Join BC @ the Ballpark

Jul 26, 2016

Bluefield College alumni and friends are invited to a series of summer reunions at baseball stadiums across the Commonwealth in August 2016.

Allison Invited to Leadership Program

Jul 21, 2016

Recent Bluefield College graduate Hayley Allison of Cedar Bluff, Virginia, has been selected to participate in the 2016 College Leaders Program of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.

BC Family Mourns Loss of Teresa Stanley

Jun 15, 2016

Longtime Bluefield College staffer Teresa Croy Stanley, who served most of her BC years as director of alumni relations, passed away June 9, 2016.

Alumni Give $43,000 to 2016 Phonathon

May 27, 2016

For a month this spring, current Bluefield College students telephoned former BC students soliciting gifts for the BC Fund for Scholarships, and as a result of their efforts, alumni gave more than $43,000 to the school’s 2016 Phonathon, a vital source of financial aid for BC students.

Scholarships to Honor Dean Dan

May 11, 2016

In an unprecedented coordination between two Baptist institutions of higher learning, Bluefield College and Campbell University are teaming up to memorialize a fellow educator, the late Daniel G. Bowman, with two endowed student scholarships that will benefit both institutions equally.

BC Adds Alumni Association Benefits

May 3, 2016

The benefits of being a Bluefield College alum just got better, thanks to a variety of new reward programs added to the BC Alumni Association.

Alumni Benefit from BC Nationwide Pact

Apr 19, 2016

Bluefield College has partnered with Nationwide to bring savings in auto insurance to its alumni and current and retired employees.

BC Family Mourns Loss of Wistar Trent

Apr 13, 2016

Longtime Bluefield College supporter and current member of the BC Board of Trustees Wistar Trent, 67, of Richmond, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, April 13 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar (2016)

Apr 4, 2016

Bluefield College alumni took time away from their work and family to invest in the lives of current BC students during a recent Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar on campus.

Alumni to Offer Students Advice

Mar 14, 2016

Bluefield College will host a Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar, Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m. in the Student Activities Center, Shott Hall.

Reunion and Run to Honor Dean Dan

Mar 10, 2016

For the third 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.

Hipes Bids Farewell to Bluefield College

Mar 10, 2016

Bluefield College recently bid farewell to longtime staffer Mark Hipes, whose most influential accomplishments on campus during his nine-year career came in the areas of traditional admissions and alumni relations.

Music Alumni Return for Reunion Concert

Mar 8, 2016

More than 100 alumni and friends of Bluefield College, including 17 former BC music students, took part in a Music Alumni Reunion and Concert, February 26-27.

Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 5, 2016

Bluefield College students have scheduled a month-long series of activities designed to celebrate Black History Month.

Music Alumni Invited to Reunion, Concert

Feb 5, 2016

Former Bluefield College music students are invited to participate in a two-day Alumni Music Reunion, Friday and Saturday, February 26-27, featuring an alumni music concert directed by former BC music student and professor Debbie Burton.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

BC Announces 2015 Alumni Awards

Oct 2, 2015

Bluefield College will honor three of its most distinguished graduates, four of its most celebrated former members of Athletics, and one of its most faithful supporters during an Alumni Awards and Sports Hall of Fame Dinner, Saturday, October 24.

Community, Alumni Homecoming Auction

Oct 2, 2015

Need a vacation or a little outdoor recreation? Interested in entertainment or amusement packages? Want to take advantage of great buys on sports apparel, jewelry or other quality items, while supporting a good cause?

Students Celebrate Historic Phonathon

Sep 30, 2015

This past spring, 15 Bluefield College students volunteered their time and energy for four weeks, February 23 through March 25, to participate in the school’s annual Phonathon to help raise funds for student scholarships, and by the time the students finished, they had solicited more than ...

BC Honors '85 Golf, Basketball Teams

Sep 4, 2015

Thirty years ago, the Bluefield College men’s basketball team finished one win shy of a national championship, runner-up in the National Little College Athletic Association (NLCAA) National Tournament. That same year, 1985, the BC golf team earned a national title as winners of the NLCAA ...

Runners Invited to Elswick 5K (2015)

Aug 28, 2015

Bluefield College will host its Eighth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 19, 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 ...

ESS Students Get On the Job Training

Jul 16, 2015

Students at Bluefield College are serving valuable roles in the community, fulfilling callings and living passions, even before earning their college degree.

Don't Miss Summer '15 Alumni Reunions

Jul 13, 2015

Bluefield College alumni and friends are invited to a series of summer reunions at baseball stadiums across the Commonwealth in August 2015.

NCIS Internship Feeds Richardson's Passion

Jul 6, 2015

Recent Bluefield College graduate Kayla Richardson has a passion for justice – a passion she explored and nurtured through the school’s criminal justice (CRJ) program and through a unique internship for select CRJ students with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS).

Dunn Enjoys 50 Years of a Calling Fulfilled

Jul 1, 2015

Some people have deep roots in a community because of their family history. However, every now and then, you’ll come across an individual who has such an impact on residents that it seems like he was always a part of the neighborhood.

Alumnus Garry Jones: Education Pioneer

Jun 23, 2015

Full Sail University – an award-winning educational institution for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry in areas including art and design; business, film and television; games, media and communications; music and recording; and web and technology. A university that is ...

Alumni Reunion in Charlottesville

Jun 22, 2015

Bluefield College alumni and friends from Greater Charlottesville are invited to the 29th Annual Alumni Reunion at the Gentry Farm, Saturday, July 11.