Articles from category: Campus News
May 18, 2016
Bluefield College has been ranked 11th among the Top 50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges and Universities in the nation by Christian Universities Online (CUO), an online resource used for researching Christian higher education.
May 13, 2016
One hundred fifty-one Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas, Saturday, May 7, during the school’s 94th Annual Spring Commencement, which featured two speeches from distinguished graduates and a keynote address from The Honorable Morgan Griffith, a member of the U.S. House of ...
May 10, 2016
Members of the Bluefield College Board of Trustees gathered on campus, April 14-15, for their traditional spring business session, and during the two-day spring assembly the Board approved two new academic programs, funded new positions and campus upgrades, and formally recognized a fellow trustee.
May 2, 2016
Bluefield College students, faculty and staff participated in yet another successful Mud Pig Day, Thursday, April 28.
Apr 25, 2016
Women from Appalachia who haven’t had access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty or some other financial or personal predicament now have hope for a new beginning, thanks to the New Opportunity School for Women at Bluefield College.
Apr 20, 2016
Bluefield College celebrated the history, people, music, food and traditions of Appalachia with its annual Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 9, in the Dome Gymnasium.
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 7, 2016
Bluefield College has been recognized as one of the best online colleges in Virginia by OnlineColleges.net.
Apr 5, 2016
Bluefield College will host its traditional daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 9, but with the forecast for cold and possibly snowy weather, the event has been moved from outside on the campus quad to inside the Dome Gymnasium.
Mar 23, 2016
For the third year in a row, Bluefield College has earned an “A” rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for its outstanding core curriculum -- a prestigious recognition reserved for a mere 22 colleges and universities in the nation in 2015-‘16.
Mar 23, 2016
Bluefield College recently signed an agreement with Just Compassion, Inc. to help provide dental care services to low-income children and families in Southwest Virginia.
Mar 8, 2016
Graduates of the New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) at Bluefield College gathered on campus with members of the BC community, Saturday, March 5, for an NOSW alumni reunion.
Mar 8, 2016
Henry and Tasha Clary are committed to missions. Even as they enjoy a one-year sabbatical from their work in Uruguay on the campus of Bluefield College, they are sharing the Gospel and the value of missions with the BC family and the public at-large.
Mar 3, 2016
Bluefield College has been named among the top colleges in Virginia in Virginia Living magazine’s “State of Education 2015” issue.
Mar 2, 2016
Bluefield College has been ranked among the best online colleges in the nation by the Affordable Colleges Foundation, demonstrating, yet again, the value BC places on academic excellence and the efforts it is taking to make its programs more accessible online or on campus.
Feb 9, 2016
Bluefield College’s Harman Chapel is a landmark structure not only on the BC campus, but throughout the entire Greater Bluefield community, and thanks to the recent completion of major renovations, the facility, BC leaders say, has become even more prominent and far beneficial than ever before.
Feb 3, 2016
Bluefield College’s criminal justice program has been ranked the number one overall school in Virginia for supporting corrections by CorrectionalOfficer.org.
Jan 28, 2016
Women throughout the community will be challenged to live out their purpose and to live for the glory of God during an IF: Gathering, a women’s Christian conference, Saturday, February 6 at Bluefield College.
Jan 26, 2016
The campus of Bluefield College and its surroundings enjoyed a fresh, young breeze, January 16-17, when more than 550 middle and high school students from four different states blew into town for the 2016 version of BC’s Winter Blast.
Jan 15, 2016
Bluefield College has been ranked among the nation’s “best values” by The Economist magazine based on the earnings of its alumni that exceed expectations.
Dec 23, 2015
As a part of Bluefield College’s ongoing academic and cultural exchange with Jiangsu Second Normal University in Nanjing, China, four Chinese students and one Chinese professor spent the fall 2015 semester on the BC campus.
Dec 23, 2015
Twenty-six Bluefield College nursing students were awarded bachelor’s degrees as part of Winter Commencement ceremonies, Saturday, December 12.
Dec 22, 2015
With a mission to “empower people to take risks on their own creative gifts,” Bluefield College recently introduced its first-ever professional certificate program for entrepreneur-minded adults interested in launching a new business and small business owners looking to improve business results.
Dec 21, 2015
One hundred ten Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 24th Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 12, in a program that featured a keynote address from Dr. Thomas Brewster, superintendent of Pulaski County Schools and chair of the BC Board of Trustees.
Dec 15, 2015
What do skiing, snowboarding, tubing, rock-climbing, dodge-ball, concerts, worship, and life on a Christian college campus all have in common?
Dec 8, 2015
A former officer with the Bluefield Police Department whose career helped inspire the Netflix series “Narcos” came back Wednesday to the Bluefields to tell students and the public about the hunt for narco-terrorist Pablo Escobar.
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 24, 2015
Bluefield College will host its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.
Nov 24, 2015
Bluefield College senior Karen Sutherland has a passion for teaching. It’s a calling she didn’t realize early in life and one she later doubted would come to fruition.
Nov 11, 2015
Students at Bluefield College are learning about the Amazon Forest and other tropical ecosystems, but not from textbooks or through lectures. Instead, BC biology majors are exploring the Amazon firsthand through the school’s Global Education Program and partnerships for study abroad.
Oct 21, 2015
Bluefield College has been ranked among the Top Tier Colleges in the South in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges: 2016,” thanks in large part to its personal attention to students and affordability.
Oct 16, 2015
More than 16 years before Stephen Murphy played a key role in bringing down the most notorious drug lord of the 20th century, he was a member of the Bluefield, West Virginia, Police Department. In early November 2015, Murphy will return to Bluefield, joining Javier Pena as they discuss their role ...
Sep 29, 2015
Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 16th Annual Media Appreciation Day, September 25, which featured remarks from stroke survivor and Princeton Times editor and general manager Tammie Toler and the presentation of two $1,000 Shott Excellence in Media Awards.
Sep 24, 2015
Fifty-six runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Eighth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 19, with Josh Wolfe of Pearisburg, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 20:19.
Sep 22, 2015
Bluefield College's Christian Emphasis Week featuring guest speaker Tony Nolan has been postponed due to an unexpected development that will not allow Nolan to come to Bluefield. Originally scheduled for September 23-25, the event will be rescheduled later in the fall. Additional publcity will be ...
Sep 18, 2015
From record enrollment and new academic programs to honors for service and contributions to missions, Bluefield College's 2014-2015 academic year was one to celebrate. A quick year in review will tell exactly why.
Sep 17, 2015
Bluefield College will pay tribute to the work of local journalists during its 16th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Friday, September 25 -- an event that will include the presentation of a Shott Excellence in Media Award to an outstanding local journalist and remarks from Princeton Times’ editor ...
Sep 4, 2015
Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off its 2015-2016 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President’s Convocation and Founders’ Day Celebration, Wednesday, September 2, featuring greetings from BC dignitaries and a keynote address from new vice president Dr. Marshall ...
Sep 4, 2015
Bluefield College strives to help students identify and understand their life’s calling. It’s part of the BC mission. But that purpose does not always adhere to conventional methods or apply only to traditional college students.
Sep 2, 2015
Students on the campus of Bluefield College spent the summer learning about science, but not your typical college student and not through the usual process of instruction.
Aug 18, 2015
Brazilian students are a common sighting on the campus of Bluefield College these days. Thanks to a variety of partnerships and cultural exchange programs, BC is showcasing its campus year-round to Brazilian students, who are quickly learning the value of a private liberal arts college education ...
Aug 13, 2015
Dozens of youth from Baptist churches across Virginia converged on the campus of Bluefield College this summer to make a difference in the lives of families in southwest Virginia through a faith-based community service project called Impact Virginia.
Aug 12, 2015
Bluefield College recently announced the addition of a new student recruitment program to attract and retain prospective students.
Jul 14, 2015
Bluefield College, located in Southwest Virginia is Ranked Among the Best Online Christian Colleges by Christian Universities Online.
May 28, 2015
Just two days after announcing his plans to step down as president of Bluefield College, Dr. David Olive has rescinded his resignation and decided to carry on the mission of the Virginia Baptist school.
May 21, 2015
More than 50 local human service providers, who dedicate their lives to the health and welfare of others, had the tables turned on them, Friday, May 15, when Bluefield College hosted the group on campus for a daylong conference designed to support and strengthen their efforts.
May 21, 2015
One hundred thirty-seven seniors accepted diplomas during Bluefield College’s 93rd Annual Spring Commencement, May 9, 2015. Some graduated cum laude, magna cum laude, even summa cum laude. Others graduated from the Honors Program. But, none were more notable or more historic than the four from ...
May 18, 2015
One hundred thirty-seven Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas, Saturday, May 9, during the school’s 93rd Annual Spring Commencement, which also featured the conferring of the school’s first ever master’s degrees and the presentation of an Honorary Doctorate degree.
May 14, 2015
For the seventh year in a row, Bluefield College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service efforts.
May 14, 2015
It’s a tradition like none other -- one that has endured the tests of time for decades and with its embellished memories of origin and antics has become near legendary.