Articles from category: Campus News
Dec 1, 2016
Bluefield College students are enjoying new classroom designs and technology improvements implemented in Lansdell Hall and the Science Center to provide optimal learning spaces for students beginning with the 2016-‘17 school year.
Nov 18, 2016
Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 17th Annual Media Appreciation Day, November 10, which featured remarks from West Virginia MetroNews Radio Network news director Jeff Jenkins and the presentation of two $1,000 Shott Excellence in Media Awards.
Nov 4, 2016
Bluefield College will pay tribute to the work of local journalists during its 17th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Thursday, November 10 -- an event that will include the presentation of a Shott Excellence in Media Award to an outstanding local journalist and remarks from Jeff Jenkins, news ...
Oct 25, 2016
Part of the Bluefield College mission is to develop transformational servant leaders, but that purpose is not demonstrated only with students and not just in the Bluefield community.
Oct 11, 2016
Bluefield College’s Criminal Justice Department will honor local police, corrections and legal agencies with a weeklong celebration, October 17-22, designed to acknowledge the ways in which local law enforcement support the school and its criminal justice students.
Oct 6, 2016
Eighteen students made professions of faith during Bluefield College’s 25th Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 28-30, featuring spiritual discourse led by evangelist Trey Bradley and a night of praise and worship led by contemporary Christian band Rush of Fools.
Oct 5, 2016
Fifty runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Ninth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 17, with Nathaniel Evans of Kopperston, West Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 18:19.
Sep 30, 2016
Bluefield College hosted its 15th Annual Tammy Lynn Outdoor Advertising Golfers’ Challenge, August 15, at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school bring in $26,400 for scholarships for BC ...
Sep 28, 2016
Anti-Islamic sentiment is driving U.S. and European politics, some religious scholars would say, while religious hatred fuels world terrorism. Bluefield College professor Dr. Rob Merritt sees the roots of that animosity.
Sep 8, 2016
Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off its 95th academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President’s Convocation and Founders’ Day Celebration, August 24, featuring greetings from BC dignitaries and a keynote address from alumnus Dr. Chris Lawson, executive pastor of ...
Sep 6, 2016
Bluefield College’s New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) is bringing newfound hope to disadvantaged women from Appalachia. Having just completed its fourth year of operation, the NOSW has helped dozens of women in poverty or some other financial or personal predicament confront their ...
Aug 25, 2016
For the second year in a row, Bluefield College will join in one of the most time-honored local high school football traditions as the student-athlete scholarship sponsor for the Graham-Beaver portion of the Great American Rivalry Series, Friday, August 26.
Aug 18, 2016
Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, is partnering with the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia, to launch a Teachers of Chemistry Certificate Program for teachers seeking certification to teach dual enrollment chemistry.
Jul 21, 2016
Bluefield College has named a new director of campus ministries. Dr. Henry Clary, a longtime international missionary, has the accepted the campus pastor’s post, a position brought back to the college after an extended hiatus.
Jun 29, 2016
Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, is responding to the needs of the victims of the recent floods in West Virginia with nearly 400 pieces of furniture for those whose homes were devastated by the high water.
Jun 17, 2016
Bluefield College hosted its fourth annual session of the New Opportunity School for Women, May 16 through June 4, in an effort to help disadvantaged women from Appalachia confront their circumstances, overcome their conditions, and pave the way for a new and better life.
Jun 1, 2016
Bluefield College has been selected as a top military friendly school by Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T).
May 27, 2016
Nineteen Tazewell County teachers recently took part in a course offered by Bluefield College designed to determine best practices in teaching and to develop valuable action research in elementary mathematics.
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 ...