Articles from category: Campus News
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Sep 28, 2012
More than 100 students made professions of faith during Bluefield College’s 21st Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 26-28.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 14, 2012
Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, in partnership with the Tazewell County (VA) Board of Supervisors and the County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) unveiled a plan of historic significance for higher education and economic development in southwest Virginia during a ceremony, Friday, ...
Sep 5, 2012
Alumni and friends of Bluefield College are celebrating a banner year of giving as their contributions to the school hit the $3.3 million mark for the 2011-2012 fiscal year -- the highest gift total in BC history.
Aug 31, 2012
The wait is over. Football has finally returned to Bluefield College. The school’s first intercollegiate gridiron team since 1941 took the field, August 25, to not only battle the University of Pikeville at Mitchell Stadium, but to begin a new era in BC athletics and a new chapter in BC history.
Aug 14, 2012
Bluefield College will host its Fifth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship Challenge, Saturday, September 15, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K run they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades. They’ll be running for scholarships and to preserve the memory of a ...
Aug 8, 2012
Students at Bluefield College are continuing to get vital financial aid, thanks to the longstanding generosity of the Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation.
Jul 18, 2012
Students at Bluefield College will have access to even more financial aid this year, thanks to a $121,416 grant from the Virginia College Fund.
Jun 15, 2012
As part of its institutional mission and commitment to the Baptist General Association of Virginia, Bluefield College is dedicated to “service to God and the community.” Students are often found serving on mission at home and abroad, participating in service projects to support the community, ...
Jun 8, 2012
As part of Bluefield College’s mission to be Christ-centered and in service to God and the community, eight BC students took advantage of their Spring Break in March to work with at-risk kids in an afterschool program in New York City.
Jun 7, 2012
Bluefield College is well known for its student mission trips abroad. But, when students aren’t able to travel overseas to experience missions firsthand, the school simply brings the mission field to them through its Missionary-in-Residence Program.
Jun 6, 2012
For the fifth 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 25, 2012
To meet the needs of school systems across the region and to assist students who desire to work with children and adolescents who have special needs, the Bluefield College Teacher Education Program has added Special Education: General Curriculum K-12 to its degree programs offered for teacher ...
May 16, 2012
Capital improvement projects were the topics of discussion -- and plenty of them -- when Bluefield College’s Board of Trustees gathered on campus for its annual spring meetings in April.
May 8, 2012
Dozens of local business and civic leaders gathered on the campus of Bluefield College, May 4, for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast, a professional development opportunity featuring simulcast speeches from the likes of CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, the NFL’s Tim Tebow, leadership expert John Maxwell, and ...
Apr 27, 2012
Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 13th Annual Media Appreciation Day, April 19, which featured remarks from performance improvement specialist Spencer Wood and the presentation of a $1,000 award for excellence in media.
Apr 26, 2012
Construction of Bluefield College’s state-of-the-art Campus and Community Wellness Center (CCWC) is one million steps closer to reality, thanks to a grant unveiled by the Hugh I. Shott, Jr. Foundation during a ceremony on the BC campus, Friday, April 20.
Apr 25, 2012
While the hand-made quilt was a necessary commodity for warmth in every remote house in Appalachia in the early 1900s, it also served a decorative piece or an expression of love or remembrance of a person, time or place.
Apr 12, 2012
CNN's Soledad O'Brien, the NFL's Tim Tebow, leadership expert John Maxwell, college football's Urban Meyer and other internationally known leaders and speakers are coming to Bluefield College, Friday, May 4, by way of broadcast technology and the Chick-fil-A Leadercast program.
Apr 6, 2012
As part of its yearlong "Celebration of Appalachia," Bluefield College will honor the service and contributions of a longtime supporter of the school, the late Eva Easley, by dedicating an Appalachian quilt in her name during a ceremony on campus, Friday, April 20.
Apr 4, 2012
Bluefield College will pay tribute to the work of local journalists during its 13th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Thursday, April 19 -- an event that will include remarks from nationally known performance improvement specialist Spencer Wood and the presentation of a Shott Excellence-in-Media ...
Mar 22, 2012
Award-winning author Rebecca Elswick, creator of the book "Mama's Shoes," spoke on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, March 20 as part of the school's yearlong symposium, "A Celebration of Appalachia."
Mar 1, 2012
Bluefield College students will soon have access to more financial aid, thanks to the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund of Martinsville, Virginia, who recently awarded the school a $200,000 grant for student scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Feb 24, 2012
Basketball Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson has achieved much success. The 7'4" phenomenon won three NCAA Player of the Year awards, an NBA Rookie of the Year honor, and three NBA All-Star selections.