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Petrone Transformed by BC Football

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 ...

BC Grad Provides Disaster Relief

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 ...

CRJ Students Graduate from Academy

May 21, 2013

Bluefield College criminal justice graduates Andrew Jarvis and Jeshua Harder are continuing their educational experience after BC.

Alumni Director Bids Farewell to 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.

Smurf Turf: A New BC Tailgate Tradition

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.

got juice? Former Ram Headed to NBA

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.

BC Grad Gives $10,000 to CCWC, More Gifts Needed

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.

Paul Watson: A BC Entrepreneur

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.

Alumni Celebrate Homecoming, Football

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 ...

Study Says BC Grads Are High Earners

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.

BC Presents 2012 Alumni Awards

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.

Two Inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame

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.

Board Recognizes Trustee Jack Marcom

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.

Gold Grads Honored during Homecoming

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.

Purchase a Vacation for BC Scholarships

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.

Homecoming: We've Got a Seat for You

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.

Banner Year for BC Fundraising

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.

Fans Invited to Adopt a Ram Football Player

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 ...

Alumni Invited to Fall Regional Reunions

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.

Chantel Blunt: From Victim to Victor

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.

Veronica Brooks: An Unarmed Instrument

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.

Virginia Baptists Serve on Mission at BC

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, ...

Wood Finds Passion, Faith at Bluefield College

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.

You're Never too Old to Earn Your Degree

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.

Alumni, Friends Invited to Richmond Gatherings

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.

BC's Garrett Puts Service Above Self

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.

Walter Schulz: BC Football Hero

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.

Music Grads Return for Alumni Concert

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.

Judy Casteele: A Voice against Violence

Mar 8, 2012

Bluefield College takes pride in helping students discover, nurture and live their passion. Alumna Judy Casteele is a prime example.

BC Music Launches Spring Tour

Mar 2, 2012

Bluefield College is taking its talented music students on the road.

Former Music Students Invited to Reunion

Feb 24, 2012

Former BC music students are invited to participate in an Alumni Choir Reunion and Concert, Friday through Sunday, March 16-18.

Be the Author of BC's New Fight Song

Feb 15, 2012

Bluefield College is searching for an official fight song, and you can be the author.

BC Slates Richmond Golf Tournament

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.

Sproles Scholarship to Aid BC Students

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.

Alumni Gifts Continue for Football Startup

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.

Former BC Baller Making Waves in NBA-D

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

Gordon, Armbrister to be Honored

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.

Former BC Basketball Star Heading to NBA-D

Nov 7, 2011

BC Basketball a "stepping-stone" for player's dream to play pro

Alumni Celebrate Homecoming 2011

Oct 28, 2011

A host of alumni and friends returned to the Bluefield College campus to celebrate Homecoming 2011, October 13-16.

BC Inducts Three into Sports Hall of Fame

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.

College Honors Golden Graduates

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.

BC Presents Esteemed Alumni Awards

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.

Homecoming 2011: Now and Then

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.

BC Alumnus Makes Theatre Debut

Aug 21, 2011

Bluefield College alumnus Dave Ebert will make his debut on the big stage in a drama called "The Blind Pig."

Shop for BC Gear in the New Online Bookstore

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 online ...

P. Buckley Moss Paints Harman Chapel

Jul 17, 2011

Print available for sale by mail now. Autographed prints for sale on May 21.

Show Your BC Pride Wherever You Go

Jul 15, 2011

Show your Bluefield College pride wherever you go with a Virginia BC specialty license plate. Visit www.dmv.virginia.gov.

MyBC: Your Connection to Bluefield College

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 ...

Whitmore Scholarship to Last Forever

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 ...

Alumni Give Generously to Phonathon

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.