Articles from category: Alumni News
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. ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 19, 2016
Bluefield College has partnered with Nationwide to bring savings in auto insurance to its alumni and current and retired employees.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb 5, 2016
Bluefield College students have scheduled a month-long series of activities designed to celebrate Black History Month.
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.
Dec 9, 2015
Longtime Bluefield College supporter and friend Betty Sanders Gordon, wife of BC Professor Emeritus Will Gordon, passed away, Saturday, December 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oct 30, 2015
Bluefield College students crowned the school’s 2015 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 23-24.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Oct 2, 2015
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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).
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.
Jun 23, 2015
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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.
May 27, 2015
Bluefield College alumnus and Nobel Prize-winning mathematician Dr. John Forbes Nash, Jr., whose struggle with schizophrenia was the inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film A Beautiful Mind, died May 23 along with his wife, Alicia, in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Apr 14, 2015
For the second year in a row, alumni and friends from Bluefield College formed a running troupe called Team Dean Dan to compete in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K in Richmond, Virginia.
Mar 26, 2015
For the second year in a row, alumni from Bluefield College will form a running troupe called “Team Dean Dan” to compete in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K in Richmond, Virginia.
Feb 26, 2015
Bluefield College alumnus and BC Sports Hall of Famer Richard J. "Dick" Bogdan of Schenectady, New York, passed away December 21, 2014 at the age of 92.
Jan 29, 2015
James Hagins, Sammy Poindexter and Ralph Stovall -- members of the Bluefield College Sports Hall of Fame and just a handful of former BC sports greats who will be honored on campus, Saturday, February 7, when the college recognizes its 1985 national runner-up men’s basketball team and its 1985 ...
Dec 2, 2014
Bluefield College alumna Brittany Garton is bringing hope to the children of Romania.
Nov 28, 2014
When the men’s and women’s basketball teams from Bluefield College and Bluefield State College took the court November 24, 2014 for the annual Basketball Classic of the Bluefields, they were not the only ones battling for bragging rights in the friendly rivalry between the twin city colleges.
Nov 10, 2014
When the men’s and women’s basketball teams from Bluefield College and Bluefield State College take the court November 24 for the annual Basketball Classic of the Bluefields, they will not be the only ones battling for bragging rights in the friendly rivalry between the twin city colleges.
Nov 5, 2014
Bluefield College alumnus and former BC baseball player Mark Vinson has made his way to The Big Show.
Oct 30, 2014
Nearly 40 runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Seventh Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 27, with Nick Whited of Bluefield, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 18:29.
Oct 29, 2014
Hundreds of Bluefield College alumni from as far as Connecticut and as far back as the class of 1934 returned to their alma mater, September 26-28, to celebrate Homecoming 2014, featuring special reunions, music, dancing, theatre, worship, a memorial run, a live auction, football, tailgating, and ...