Articles from category: Campus News
Mar 3, 2014
It’s Homecoming at Bluefield College, but the BC family is not celebrating the return of former students to campus, but instead the return of the college’s intercollegiate athletic teams to a friendly and familiar place -- the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC).
Jan 31, 2014
Three hundred fifty-five youth from across the region stormed the campus of Bluefield College, January 18-19, for the school’s two-day extreme winter worship weekend known as Winter Blast.
Jan 9, 2014
The unveiling of plans for a new dental school was just one of several milestones that marked the 2012-2013 academic year. Read more in BC's Year-in-Review.
Dec 19, 2013
Bluefield College recently hosted its 12th Annual Golfers’ Challenge at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school bring in $42,296 for student-athletes.
Dec 19, 2013
The Bluefield College School of Dental Medicine, scheduled to open in the fall of 2016, claims as part of its mission the task of bringing dental care and improved oral health to residents of southwest Virginia and Central Appalachia who traditionally have not had access to dental services.
Dec 13, 2013
Bluefield College will begin its second-ever semester for its master of arts in education (MAEd) program on January 13, 2014. Registration for the spring ‘14 term is running now through the first day of classes, but as leaders in the School of Education prepare for the new term, they do so with ...
Dec 13, 2013
Students in Bluefield College’s criminal justice program now have easier access to law school, thanks to a new pact with the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia.
Dec 11, 2013
Bluefield College’s School of Nursing has received a nationally coveted stamp of approval. Following a nearly yearlong process of evaluation, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted the school full accreditation for its RN-to-BSN program.
Nov 22, 2013
At a time when school shootings are unfortunately more common and safety on a college campus a greater priority than ever before, a recent presentation on school violence and campus safety at Bluefield College was more than fitting and well received by students and administrators.
Nov 21, 2013
The Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV) began in limited fashion in 1823 as a result of the research of two teens from Bedford County studying the needs of Baptist churches in Virginia and the ways in which believers could support congregations across the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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).
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.