Articles from category: Alumni News
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 online ...
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.
May 27, 2011
Bluefield College will host its First Annual Greater Richmond Golf Tournament, Monday, June 27 at Stonehenge Golf and Country Club in Richmond.
May 24, 2011
Alumna Brandy Campbell ('02) loves to write. She also loves to serve on mission. In this feature story, she shares in her own words how she combines her passion for writing with her passion for missions.
Apr 22, 2011
Bluefield College's Teacher Education program produced four Teachers of the Year in 2011 alone.
Apr 15, 2011
We want to know what's on your mind.
Mar 16, 2011
Markers have been placed in East River Hall to honor alumni and friends who generously support BC.
Mar 14, 2011
Greater Roanoke and New River Valley alumni and friends are invited to a BC reunion and fellowship gathering as part of "Broadway in Roanoke" at the Roanoke Civic Center, Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a performance of "The Wizard of Oz" with BC alumni and friends. Seats ...
Feb 18, 2011
Most people don't know alumnus Bobby Gentry played a key role in one of the most astounding athletic feats in the annals of sports.
Feb 18, 2011
This past Christmas, alumnus Fred Troy had no trouble finding a gift for his family.
Feb 8, 2011
The memory of a BC sports legend will live through the Lamanca Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Feb 8, 2011
BC students studying for a career in Christian ministry now have access to more financial aid.
Feb 4, 2011
Bluefield College transformed Rebecca Stevenson Lowry. Now, it's her turn to transform students at Westmoreland (VA) County Schools.
Jan 26, 2011
As part of its vision and mission, Bluefield College prides itself on preparing innovative learners and transformational leaders to impact their communities.
Nov 3, 2010
Hundreds of alumni, from as far as California, returned to their alma mater, Friday through Sunday, October 15-17, to celebrate Homecoming 2010.
Oct 29, 2010
Bluefield College honored its class of 1960 with induction into the school's Golden Graduates Society during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 15-17.
Oct 27, 2010
Bluefield College presented its annual alumni awards to two distinguished former students and honored a longtime BC friend with an Honorary Alumna Award during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 15-17.
Jun 14, 2010
Original content from "Lighthouse on the Hill: The Bluefield College Story" by Rev. David M. Armbrister
Jun 4, 2010
Alumnus Richard J. "Dick" Bogdan never knew his claim to fame would be scoring the last touchdown for Bluefield College football. It's a claim he's ready to relinquish.
Mar 30, 2010
Bluefield College alumnus Joe Mills followed the Yellow Brick Road, an infamous "6.2 mile-long obstacle course through the woods, complete with barbed wire, cargo nets and plenty of mud" as part of the FBI's National Academy in Quantico this spring.
Jan 19, 2010
Article by freelance writer Crystal Kieloch Imagine the scene at the local hospital emergency room where a five-year-old girl is frightened and silently crying as the forensic nurse examiner enters the room.
Dec 20, 2009
The Wikipedia entry for Clintwood, Virginia, lists a population of 1,549 people and a median household income of a little over $22,500. The entry also identifies two notable persons from Clintwood: an NFL football player and an executive of the Bristol Motor Speedway.
Sep 25, 2009
Courtney Simpkins donates to Bluefield College
Sep 17, 2009
transformational leader: n. - a person with vision and passion, who inspires others to achieve great things; one who injects enthusiasm and energy into something they care about or something they want to see succeed.
Sep 1, 2009
On January 15, 2005, as Bluefield College alumnus Sgt. Jayton Patterson led his Marines down a village lane in Babil Province, south of Baghdad, he halted them. Something didn't look right. Ordering them to stay put, he moved out. It would be his last command.
Jul 8, 2009
No other person in the history of the Women's Missionary Union (WMU) of Virginia furthered the cause of missions more than the late Miss Alma Hunt. She provided superior leadership for the WMU for 26 years, garnered millions of dollars in support of world missions, and traveled to 93 countries on ...
Nov 18, 2008
Sports performance improvement specialist Spencer Wood, whose clients include the likes of NCAA Final Four teams, recently offered a series of seminars and a testimony of faith for student-athletes at Bluefield College.
Oct 20, 2008
Bluefield College recently hosted its Seventh Annual Alpha Natural Resources Golfers' Challenge at Pipestem State Park and Resort, and local golf enthusiasts who participated or supported the project helped the school earn more than $40,000 for student-athletes -- the highest gift total for a BC ...
Oct 8, 2008
A family, a church, a college, a community, Virginia Baptists and other friends came together to mourn the loss of Eva Vest Easley, who died August 29, 2008, but more importantly to recognize and celebrate the lifetime of service and hospitality of this beloved community servant.
Sep 22, 2008
Connie Maasry, an adult degree completion graduate from Richmond, Virginia, was recently hired as a special education teacher at Woolridge Elementary School in Midlothian, Virginia.
Sep 17, 2008
Alumnus Jesse Allen Cole of Pontiac, Michigan, recently published his first book, Understanding Your Season: Removing the Frustration from Pursuing Your Destiny.
Aug 7, 2008
Longtime Bluefield College friend Rudolph Malcolm Wood, the husband of alumnus and former BC trustee Helen Siner Wood, died August 7, 2008.
Jul 31, 2008
Bluefield College alumnus C. Ray Wingrove is giving back to his alma mater.
Jul 30, 2008
Bluefield College alumnus David Bailey, a native of southwest Virginia who now lives in Richmond, Virginia, recently received the Policy Maker Award from the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (VACTE).
Jul 1, 2008
Bluefield College recently completed its spring 2008 Annual Fund Phonathon, and alumni and friends of the college pledged more than $44,000 to the effort -- the highest pledge total in BC Phonathon history.