Articles from category: Alumni News
May 21, 2013
More often than not it's an extraordinary occurrence that tends to change a person’s life. But, in the case of Pete Petrone, a young man a couple of years out of highschool, it was a minor occurrence, something completely ordinary -- but maybe with a touch of divine intervention or at least a ...
May 21, 2013
We all watched this past November as Hurricane Sandy with its 100-mile-per-hour winds and torrential rainfall ravaged the Mid-Atlantic United States. We saw the flooded streets, the devastated homes and the countless victims deal with the deadliest and most destructive tropical cyclone of the 2012 ...
May 21, 2013
Bluefield College criminal justice graduates Andrew Jarvis and Jeshua Harder are continuing their educational experience after BC.
May 21, 2013
After four years as a student and four additional years as a member of the administrative staff, Bluefield College alumni director Josh Cline has bid farewell to his alma mater.
May 20, 2013
Sadie Hawkins Day. Sledding down Rish Hall hill. Mud Pig Day. Now, the Smurf Turf just might soon become one of those Bluefield College traditions that alumni and students celebrate and remember for years to come.
May 15, 2013
“got juice?” That’s what the Rams fans’ signs read in the Dome Gymnasium from 2006 to 2010. A creative imitation of the famous “got milk?” advertising campaign of the mid 1990s, the question was rhetorical for Bluefield College men’s basketball fans.
Dec 19, 2012
Bluefield College continues to draw closer to breaking ground on its landmark Campus and Community Wellness Center (CCWC), thanks to gifts from alumni and friends like Justin Hamm, a BC grad from Bluefield, West Virginia, who just gave $10,000 toward the cause.
Nov 20, 2012
PW’s Hometown Bistro. It’s the place locals do lunch during workdays in Bluefield. It’s the hot spot for high school and college kids with the munchies on weekends. It’s one of the busiest, most popular sub shops in town, owned by entrepreneur and Bluefield College alumnus Paul Watson.
Nov 16, 2012
It wasn’t your typical alumni reunion, not even the standard entertaining Homecoming weekend. Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2012, October 26-28, was one for the history books and one no BC grad will soon forget, thanks to the revival of intercollegiate football, which headlined the three-day ...
Nov 15, 2012
A wages report for Virginia college graduates completed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) says that Bluefield College graduates earn some of the highest salaries in the state.
Nov 9, 2012
Bluefield College recognized three distinguished graduates with alumni awards and honored a longtime staff member with an Honorary Alumna distinction during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 27.
Nov 9, 2012
Bluefield College honored one of its outstanding former athletes and one of its most successful coaches of all time with induction into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 27.
Nov 9, 2012
The Bluefield College Board of Trustees met on campus, October 19-20, for an annual fall business meeting that included recognition for a longtime Board member, activity concerning the proposed dental school, and the election of new trustees.
Nov 7, 2012
Bluefield College honored members of its class of 1962 with induction into the school’s Golden Graduates Society during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 26-28.
Oct 26, 2012
Through a special vacation package service, Bluefield College is offering alumni and friends the opportunity to purchase their next family trip through the school, while also supporting the BC Fund for Scholarships.
Oct 12, 2012
It’s not your typical alumni event, not even an occasion just for students. Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2012, Friday through Sunday, October 26-28, is a community affair with something for everyone, including former students, current students, and the community at-large.
Sep 5, 2012
Alumni and friends of Bluefield College are celebrating a banner year of giving as their contributions to the school hit the $3.3 million mark for the 2011-2012 fiscal year -- the highest gift total in BC history.
Aug 18, 2012
Just days remain before Bluefield College kicks off its 2012 football season -- the school’s first in more than 70 years. Alumni and community involvement in the revival of the sport on the BC campus has been tremendous to date, but now BC leaders are calling on fans to get even more involved ...
Aug 10, 2012
Bluefield College will host a series of reunions and gatherings for alumni and friends across the region, beginning August 13 and continuing through November 13.
Jul 17, 2012
Graduates of Bluefield College’s inSPIRE degree completion program often speak of the significance of earning that long anticipated bachelor’s degree.
Jun 27, 2012
As an occupational therapist at Princeton Community Hospital, Bluefield College alumna Veronica Brooks works mostly with people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Jun 15, 2012
As part of its institutional mission and commitment to the Baptist General Association of Virginia, Bluefield College is dedicated to “service to God and the community.” Students are often found serving on mission at home and abroad, participating in service projects to support the community, ...
Jun 15, 2012
“Live your passion!” It’s the Bluefield College brand. Whether it is to lead, learn, perform, compete, worship, serve, or simply belong, students find their passion, nurture it -- even live it at Bluefield College.
Jun 13, 2012
Harriett Libby finished Middlesex High School in Saluda, Virginia, in 1960, married Howard Roane that September, and set her heart on finishing her education with a college degree.
May 30, 2012
Alumni and friends in Greater Richmond, Virginia, are invited to learn more about the exciting things taking place at Bluefield College during a 167 Club event for the college’s Capturing the Imagination campaign.
Mar 30, 2012
Service above self. It's not just a mission statement at Bluefield College; it's a way of life. And not just for students, but for faculty and staff, as well.
Mar 30, 2012
Bluefield College announced in the summer of 2010 that it would be reviving its football program for the first time since 1941. Since then, coaches have been hired, players recruited, and an exhibition season completed to prepare the new Rams for official intercollegiate play in the fall of 2012.
Mar 23, 2012
Former Bluefield College music students joined current BC music scholars for a three-day Alumni Choir Reunion and Concert, March 16-18, featuring recognition for longtime music professor Bryant Moxley, who inspires the voices at BC.
Mar 8, 2012
Bluefield College takes pride in helping students discover, nurture and live their passion. Alumna Judy Casteele is a prime example.
Mar 2, 2012
Bluefield College is taking its talented music students on the road.
Feb 24, 2012
Former BC music students are invited to participate in an Alumni Choir Reunion and Concert, Friday through Sunday, March 16-18.
Feb 15, 2012
Bluefield College is searching for an official fight song, and you can be the author.
Feb 10, 2012
Bluefield College will host its Second Annual Greater Richmond Golf Tournament, Monday, April 23 at Stonehenge Golf and Country Club, 1000 Farnham Drive, Richmond, Virginia.
Feb 3, 2012
Students at Bluefield College now have access to even more financial aid, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Dr. John H. Sproles.
Dec 16, 2011
Alumni and friends continue to show support for the new football program. In fact, three BC grads recently stepped forward with major gifts to the Rams Football Booster Club.
Dec 16, 2011
Former Bluefield College men's basketball player Omar "Juice" Reed scored a team-high 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help push the Austin Toros past the Rio Grande Valley Vipers
Nov 17, 2011
Former students and colleagues are invited to join current students, faculty and staff in honoring retired Bluefield College professors Will Gordon and David Armbrister, Saturday, December 17, during Winter Commencement.
Nov 7, 2011
BC Basketball a "stepping-stone" for player's dream to play pro
Oct 28, 2011
A host of alumni and friends returned to the Bluefield College campus to celebrate Homecoming 2011, October 13-16.
Oct 27, 2011
Bluefield College honored three of its outstanding former athletes with induction into the school's Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 15.
Oct 24, 2011
Bluefield College honored members of its class of 1961 with induction into the school's Golden Graduates Society during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 13-16.
Oct 21, 2011
Bluefield College recognized three distinguished graduates with alumni awards and honored two longtime staff members with Honorary Alumni distinctions during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 15.
Sep 30, 2011
It's not your typical alumni event, not even an occasion just for students. Bluefield College's Homecoming 2011, October 13-16, is a community affair.
Aug 21, 2011
Bluefield College alumnus Dave Ebert will make his debut on the big stage in a drama called "The Blind Pig."
Jul 20, 2011
Want to stock up on BC apparel, Ram athletic gear, or gifts from your alma mater, but you can't make your way to the on-campus Bookstore? We've got the answer: Bluefield College's new Online Bookstore, where shopping for your favorite BC merchandise is just a click away. Shop ...
Jul 17, 2011
Print available for sale by mail now. Autographed prints for sale on May 21.
Jul 15, 2011
Show your Bluefield College pride wherever you go with a Virginia BC specialty license plate. Visit www.dmv.virginia.gov.
Jul 1, 2011
Looking for a long-lost friend from BC or need to contact your former classmates about a reunion? Want to take advantage of the convenience of online giving or check your contribution history to the school? Maybe you'd like to view an alumni events calendar or get monthly updates from your alma ...
Jul 1, 2011
The Whitmore Memorial Scholarship at Bluefield College has been providing vital financial aid to BC students for many years. It will continue do so for many more years to come, thanks to John and Patricia Whitmore, who recently endowed the scholarship with a major gift to the fund to ensure that ...
Jun 2, 2011
Bluefield College recently completed its spring 2011 Annual Fund Phonathon, and alumni and friends of the college pledged more than $45,600 to the effort -- the highest pledge total in BC Phonathon history.