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Credit Bureau Gives BC Scholarships

Nov 14, 2013

Students at Bluefield College are continuing to get vital financial aid, thanks to the longstanding generosity of the Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation.

Runners Sprint for BC Scholarships (2013)

Nov 5, 2013

Nearly 100 runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Sixth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 7, with Nick Whited of Bluefield, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 17:58.

BC Ranked Among Top Colleges in South (2013)

Sep 24, 2013

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: 2014,” thanks in large part to its personal attention to students, quality of incoming freshmen, and generous financial aid.

BC Slates Christian Emphasis Week (2013)

Sep 19, 2013

Bluefield College will host its 22nd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 25-27, featuring the challenging messages of pastor Clayton King and inspirational music of worship leader Robbie Alderman.

News of BC Dental School's Aid Spreads

Sep 13, 2013

While the dentist might be a dreaded visit for some, it turns out other people in Southwest Virginia aren't going at all.

BC Kicks off Year with President's Convo

Sep 13, 2013

Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off its 2013-2014 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President’s Convocation, August 28, featuring a special presentation from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) and a keynote address from ACTA vice president Dr. ...

BC One of 22 Schools to Get ACTA 'A' Rating

Aug 28, 2013

Bluefield College has achieved something only one other college in Virginia has achieved. In fact, BC has reached a milestone that only two percent of colleges in America are celebrating today.

BC Earns National Award for Service

Aug 8, 2013

For the sixth year in a row, Bluefield College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service efforts.

Brazilian Students Visit Bluefield College

Jul 24, 2013

Students from Brazil are learning firsthand what it’s like to attend college in America. More specifically, they’re learning what it’s like to attend Bluefield College in southwest Virginia, thanks to BC’s summer study exchange program with English Extreme, a language school in southeast ...

BC Board Talks Dental School, Promotions

Jul 12, 2013

The Bluefield College Board of Trustees recently convened on campus for its annual spring business meetings, which included a tour of the proposed School of Dental Medicine, promotions for BC faculty, and recognition for new and retiring trustees.

Locals Benefit from BC Mission Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

“For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.” That’s the Biblical mantra from the scriptures of Corinthians that Bluefield College has adopted for its summer 2013 missions and ministry camps, designed to make a meaningful difference in ...

Kids Explore Fine Arts during BC Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

When local secondary school systems aren’t able to fund the fine arts, Bluefield College steps in with its Fine Arts Community School (FACS). When students can’t fit music, art or theatre into their already full schedule of courses, BC’s FACS Summer Fine Arts Camp provides the means.

BC Pays Tribute to Donors

Jun 10, 2013

For the development of a new nursing program, for the creation of a new master’s degree in education, for the progress of a new intercollegiate football team, for the launch of a new dental school, and for the many other ways in which donors are helping prepare innovative learners and ...

BC Accord to Provide Ministry Training

Jun 6, 2013

Bluefield College is partnering with the Christian Leaders Link and The Network for Theological Education to train and better equip ministers and laypersons for more effective ministry and leadership in their churches and communities.

New Opportunities for Appalachian Women (06-13)

Jun 4, 2013

Nine Bluefield College students participated in a graduation ceremony on campus, Saturday, June 1, but the students were not typical BC students, and the ceremony not your typical pomp and circumstance.

Tobacco Commission Supports BC Dental School

Jun 4, 2013

The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission has approved a $150,000 grant to support the development of the Bluefield College School of Dental Medicine.

BC to Name New Head Football Coach

May 28, 2013

Bluefield College has secured a new head coach to lead its football program and will introduce the new coach to the campus community, media and community at-large during a press conference and reception, Friday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

Communication Studio Now State-of-the-Art

May 21, 2013

Bluefield College’s communication studio is now state-of-the-art, thanks to more than $30,000 invested into improvements and upgrades to the facility.

Seniors Celebrate 91st Spring Commencement

May 10, 2013

One hundred twenty-two Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 91st Annual Spring Commencement, May 4, outside in the campus quad on a chilly spring day against the backdrop of the majestic East River Mountain.

BC Honors Local Journalists (2013)

May 9, 2013

Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 14th Annual Media Appreciation Day, April 23, which featured remarks from Roanoke Times senior editor Dwayne Yancey and the presentation of a $1,000 award for excellence in media.

Jeb Bush Speaks at Bluefield College

May 1, 2013

Former Florida governor and potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush spoke on the campus of Bluefield College, April 16, as part of the Shott Lecture Series, sponsored by the Hugh I. Shott, Jr. Foundation.

BC's 91st Annual Spring Commencement

Apr 30, 2013

One hundred twenty-two Bluefield College seniors will accept diplomas during the school’s 91st Annual Spring Commencement, Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m., outside in the campus quad against the backdrop of the majestic East River Mountain.

BC Festival Celebrates Appalachia

Apr 30, 2013

Bluegrass music, arts and crafts, storytelling, homemade cuisine, books and sport demonstrations were just a handful of the items and activities on display when Bluefield College hosted its daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 13.

Graham Shares Message of Hope at BC

Apr 24, 2013

Broken hearts and challenging times and a God that is ready to help us through it all were the topics of discussion offered by author and speaker Ruth Graham, daughter of the legendary evangelist Billy Graham, when she visited the campus of Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, April 10-11, as ...

Serio Dubbed Dean of BC Dental School

Apr 22, 2013

Bluefield College, a private Christian college in southwest Virginia, has named the inaugural dean for its School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Francis G. Serio, a professor of dentistry and associate dean for clinical affairs from East Carolina University, who has served in various academic fields ...

Live Broadcast of Jeb Bush Lecture at BC

Apr 15, 2013

Two-term Florida governor Jeb Bush will speak at 11:00 a.m. inside Bluefield College’s Dome Gymnasium, Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. with the event being broadcast live online at www.bluefield.edu/bushlive.

BC to Host 14th Media Appreciation Day

Apr 15, 2013

Bluefield College will recognize local journalists during its 14th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Tuesday, April 23 -- an event that will include the presentation of $1,000 Shott Excellence-in-Media Award.

BC Inks Nursing Pact for RN-BSN Students

Apr 5, 2013

Bluefield College’s (BC) new nursing program is now more accessible than ever before, and nursing students across Virginia now have access to one of the most affordable, convenient RN-to-BSN baccalaureate degree programs in the state, thanks to a recent partnership forged between BC and the ...

Family Fun in BC Appalachian Festival

Mar 29, 2013

Bluefield College is celebrating the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia with a series of lectures, music, theatre and exhibits in April 2013, including a daylong Appalachian Festival with bluegrass music, artisan and food merchants, storytelling, art shows, book sales and ...

BC Pact Gives Students Study in Brazil

Mar 20, 2013

Bluefield College (BC) students may soon have the opportunity to study abroad in Brazil and to learn Latin American culture firsthand by hosting students from Brazil, thanks to a new partnership between BC and the Federal University of Para (UFPA).

Missionary Shares Passion with Students

Mar 1, 2013

Lynn Yarbrough has a passion for missions. She has committed her life to mission work. In fact, she’s spent most of the last 20 years as a resident missionary in China, teaching English as a second language, helping grow a Christian church, and teaching Bible studies to the Chinese locals who ...

Students Celebrate Black History

Feb 14, 2013

Just like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. encouraged listeners of the Civil Rights Movement to persevere against the adversaries of justice and equality, Dr. Felica Wooten Williams challenged Bluefield College students to “press on” in the face of the trials of their day.

BC Shares Progress on New Dental School

Jan 31, 2013

In an effort to keep the community informed about the progress of the development of its new dental school, Bluefield College hosted a dinner information session, Monday, January 28, featuring a presentation and remarks from not only dental school organizers, but also state and local legislators ...

Winter Blast Features Snow Fun and Faith (2013)

Jan 25, 2013

More than 300 youth from across Virginia and the Greater Bluefield area stormed the campus of Bluefield College, January 19-20, for the school’s two-day extreme winter worship adventure known as Winter Blast.

New Opportunities for Appalachian Women - 01-13

Jan 24, 2013

Women from Appalachia who haven’thad access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty, shame or some other financial or personal predicament now have hope for a new beginning.

Participate in BC's Nursing Accreditation

Jan 9, 2013

Bluefield College’s School of Nursing is preparing for its Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation visit, scheduled for March 20-22, 2013, and is calling on alumni and the community at-large to participate in the process.

Kaine Keynotes BC Commencement

Dec 19, 2012

Ninety-six Bluefield College seniors received baccalaureate degrees during the school’s 21st Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 15, in a program that featured a keynote address from former Virginia governor and U.S. senator-elect Tim Kaine.

BC Hires Consultant for Dental School

Dec 18, 2012

Bluefield College, a private Christian college in southwest Virginia, announced plans in September 2012 to partner with Tazewell County, Virginia, to launch a new dental school by the fall of 2016.

Bluefield College to Offer Master's Degrees

Dec 12, 2012

In what might be considered the school’s most significant academic advancement since becoming a four-year college in 1975, Bluefield College has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer master’s degrees beginning in the fall of ...

Kaine to Keynote Winter Commencement

Dec 6, 2012

Ninety-six Bluefield College seniors will accept diplomas during the school’s 21st Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 15 at 10 a.m. in Harman Chapel, featuring a keynote address from former Virginia governor and U.S. senator-elect Tim Kaine.

BC, Churches Present Christmas at Bluefield

Dec 6, 2012

More than 130 singers from three Bluefield College voice ensembles and six local church choirs, along with 25 instrumentalists in BC’s Community Orchestra combined to perform the season’s most “amazing,” “moving” and “inspiring” Christmas production, December 1 and 3.

Study Says BC Grads Are High Earners

Nov 15, 2012

A wages report for Virginia college graduates completed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) says that Bluefield College graduates earn some of the highest salaries in the state.

Upton Shares Baptist Values with BC

Nov 1, 2012

Bluefield College students celebrated the school’s history and culture with an annual Baptist Heritage Day ceremony, October 24, featuring a keynote address from an authority on Baptist life, Dr. John Upton, executive director of the Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV) and the ...

Jeb Bush Lecture Postponed

Oct 29, 2012

The Shott Lecture Series featuring former Florida governor Jeb Bush, scheduled for October 30 at Bluefield College, has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather across the region.

BC Ranked Among Top Colleges in South (2012)

Oct 5, 2012

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: 2013,” thanks in large part to its personal attention to students, quality of incoming freshmen, and generous financial aid.

Golfers' Challenge Nets $30,000

Oct 4, 2012

Bluefield College recently hosted its 11th Annual Golfers’ Challenge at Pipestem State Park and Resort, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school earn nearly $30,000 for student-athletes.

100 Students Make Professions of Faith

Sep 28, 2012

More than 100 students made professions of faith during Bluefield College’s 21st Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 26-28.

President's Convo Kicks off New Year

Sep 25, 2012

Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off the 2011-‘12 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President’s Convocation, August 30.

67 Sprint for Elswick Scholarships

Sep 20, 2012

Sixty-one runners and another six walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Fifth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 15, racing for more than just prizes and recognition.

BC Slates Christian Emphasis Week 2012

Sep 19, 2012

Bluefield College will host its 21st Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 26-28, featuring the nationally renowned ministry of youth evangelist Tony Nolan.