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Articles from category: Alumni News

Bluefield College Alumna Pledges $100,000 to Campus and Community Center

Sep 25, 2009

Courtney Simpkins donates to Bluefield College

Alumnus Leroy Williams Leads Massive Renovation Effort on Campus

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.

Jayton Patterson: What Might Have Been

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.

Alumna Lesley Gray: A Transformational Leader in Service to God and the Global Community

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 ...

Alumnus, Turned Sports Performance Specialist Speaks and Shares Testimony at BC

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.

Bluefield College Golfers' Challenge Nets $40,000 for Student-Athletes

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 ...

Bluefield College, Greater Bluefield and Virginia Baptists Pay Tribute to the Late Eva Easley

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.

BC Alumnus Gets Promotion after Earning Degree

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.

Alumnus Jesse Cole Begins Ministry, Publishes Book

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.

Bluefield College Mourns the Loss of Longtime Friend Rudy Wood

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.

Bluefield College Alumnus Gives Back to Alma Mater through Scholarship

Jul 31, 2008

Bluefield College alumnus C. Ray Wingrove is giving back to his alma mater.

Bluefield College Alumnus Earns State Teacher Education Award

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).

Bluefield College Alumni Give Generously to Annual Fund Phonathon

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.

Bluefield College Alumnus Shares School History with Community

Jul 1, 2008

Thanks to the generosity of Bluefield College alumnus Clarence Mayberry, the college recently gave copies of its new published history, Lighthouse on the Hill: The Bluefield College Story, to local secondary schools and public libraries.