Articles from category: Campus News
Mar 17, 2017
Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, presentations, films and other activities, March 27-31, designed to increase global cultural awareness and featuring presentations by visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Taina Wewer of Finland.
Mar 17, 2017
Bluefield College has been named one of the best colleges in Virginia by Virginia Living magazine, which included BC in a list of “Top High Schools and Colleges 2016” in its annual “State of Education” issue.
Mar 15, 2017
More than 200 youth from Baptist churches across Virginia will converge on the campus of Bluefield College this summer for the purpose of restoring homes in the community as part of a program called Impact Virginia.
Mar 3, 2017
Bluefield College has been named among a distinct group of colleges and universities as a Military Friendly school by Victory Media, a ratings and resources organization that provides service members and their families with the information they need to make decisions about civilian careers and ...
Mar 2, 2017
Continuing to expand its academic offerings to meet the higher education needs of students from Central Appalachia and beyond, Bluefield College recently launched a new master’s degree program, an online master’s degree in nursing (MSN).
Feb 22, 2017
Bluefield College has been recognized as one of the most affordable colleges to offer human resource studies by HumanResourcesMBA.net.
Feb 22, 2017
Bluefield may soon see an influx of entrepreneurs, thanks in part to a recent grant from the U.S. Economic Development Authority and a professional business certificate program now offered through Bluefield College.
Feb 8, 2017
Preparation for a career or calling at Bluefield College doesn’t always take place just in the classroom, particularly in the BC Criminal Justice Program, where students get valuable police academy training along with their classroom instruction.
Feb 3, 2017
Bluefield College is celebrating its highest number of new traditional students in school history. Two hundred forty-two new traditional students enrolled at BC this past fall, the most traditional students ever for a new recruiting class.
Jan 20, 2017
Ten Tazewell County middle school math and special education teachers recently took part in a course offered by Bluefield College designed to determine best practices in teaching mathematics and to conduct significant action research in their classrooms.
Jan 20, 2017
Bluefield College welcomed 423 middle school- and high school-aged students along with their youth ministry leaders on campus, January 14-15, for the school’s annual Winter Blast.
Jan 18, 2017
Members of the Bluefield College Board of Trustees gathered on campus in October for their traditional fall business session, and during the two-day fall assembly the Board elected new officers, recognized outgoing trustees, and set new tuition rates.
Dec 19, 2016
One hundred eleven Bluefield College seniors received diplomas during the school’s 25th Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 10, in a program that featured remarks from two distinguished graduating seniors and a dedication in honor of BC president Dr. David Olive, who also provided the ...
Dec 19, 2016
Bluefield College continued its academic and cultural exchange with the country of China this fall. For the eighth year in a row, students from BC shared history, language, tradition and time with students from China as part of an international exchange program with Jiangsu Second Normal University.
Dec 15, 2016
Bluefield College’s Teacher Education Program has received reaccreditation for seven years from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The CAEP accreditation is based on the quality principles of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), which supports the ...
Dec 7, 2016
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: 2017,” thanks in large part to its personal attention to students and affordability.
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.