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'Glass Castle' Author to Speak at BC

Oct 6, 2011

Bluefield College is celebrating Appalachia with best-selling author and journalist Jeannette Walls, whose road to success began in McDowell County, West Virginia.

Students Challenged to Hear God's Whisper

Oct 6, 2011

Bluefield College students were challenged to develop a more intimate relationship with God during the school's 20th Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 28-30.

BC Ranks Among Top Colleges in the South

Sep 29, 2011

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: 2012."

Record Numbers Run in BC's Elswick 5K

Sep 16, 2011

A misty morning fog greeted the 89 participants of Bluefield College's Fourth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 10.

BC Cuts Tuition for inSPIRE Program

Sep 9, 2011

More benefits and less cost with all majors now online in transformed degree completion program.

Duremdes Week to Challenge, Inspire

Sep 8, 2011

Bluefield College will host its annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 28-30, featuring the nationally renowned ministry of Generation Next evangelist David Nasser and the uplifting music of Dana Jorgensen.

Convocation Kicks off New Year - 2011

Sep 2, 2011

Bluefield College ceremoniously kicked off the 2011-'12 academic year with the pomp and circumstance of its annual President's Convocation, August 31.

BC Joins Thai College in Global Exchange

Aug 31, 2011

Bluefield College students will soon be gaining a greater understanding of the culture, history, language and customs of the country of Thailand, thanks to the development of a new international exchange program between BC and Mahidol University.

BC Celebrates Dining Hall Renovations

Aug 22, 2011

When Bluefield College students return for the fall 2011 semester, they just might not recognize the school's dining hall, thanks to the completion of a quarter-million-dollar renovation project this summer.

BC Welcomes National Merit Student

Aug 12, 2011

Bluefield College will welcome a National Merit student to campus this fall. National Merit Commended Student Anna Sale of Yadkinville, North Carolina, will become a part of BC's 2011 freshman class, further demonstrating the quality of the students choosing to attend the private Christian school.

Credit Bureau Foundation Gives Scholarships

Aug 12, 2011

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

Former Professor Supports BC Football

Aug 1, 2011

With less than two months remaining before the first Bluefield College football game in 70 years, supporters continue to step forward to invest in the return of the program.

BC and Baptist Teens 'Impact Virginia'

Jul 29, 2011

Two hundred thirty youth from 13 Baptist churches across Virginia converged on the campus of Bluefield College, July 24-30, to make a difference in the lives of families in southwest Virginia through a faith-based community service project called Impact Virginia.

BC Scores Well in National Survey

Jul 20, 2011

Bluefield College outshines other colleges in the Southeast when it comes to caring professors, an emphasis on community service, and the integration of faith in learning, according to a 2010 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).

P. Buckley Moss Paints Harman Chapel

Jul 17, 2011

Print available for sale by mail now. Autographed prints for sale on May 21.

BC Board Explores Residential Expansion

Jul 13, 2011

Bluefield College's Board of Trustees gathered on campus for its annual spring meetings in April, and during the two-day session the group approved further study of a new residence facility, welcomed five new members to the Board, approved three faculty promotions, and endorsed a new budget with ...

Whitmore Scholarship to Last Forever

Jul 1, 2011

The Whitmore Memorial Scholarship at Bluefield College has been providing vital financial aid to BC students for many years. It will continue do so for many more years to come, thanks to John and Patricia Whitmore, who recently endowed the scholarship with a major gift to the fund to ensure that ...

Virginia Baptists Serve on Mission at BC (June 2011)

Jun 29, 2011

Fifty-five members of Baptist churches from across Virginia and Tennessee spent part of their summer on the campus of Bluefield College on a mission to support their Virginia Baptist partner.

BC Expands Nursing Program

Jun 29, 2011

Bluefield College is taking its new nursing program further into southwest Virginia, thanks to a partnership with Virginia Highlands Community College.

CONSOL Energy Invests in BC Students

Jun 17, 2011

CONSOL Senior Vice President Michael Onifer presented a $5,000 check to Bluefield College President David Olive during a visit to the BC campus, Thursday, June 16. While designated for scholarships, Onifer said the contribution is more than just added financial aid for Bluefield students.

Local Kids Explore Science at BC

Jun 16, 2011

It's not often kids ages 10-13 study botany and biochemistry or analyze Lepidoptera and micro invertebrates, but that's exactly what kids that age did during Bluefield College's summer Adventure Biology Camp, June 13-17.

BC Hosts Black Lung Seminar

Jun 15, 2011

Bluefield College recently joined efforts with Virginia Delegate Will Morefield to support the region's coal miners who are victims of black lung.

BC Hires New Nursing Director

May 20, 2011

Bluefield College has named a founding director for its new nursing program. Dr. Carolyn Keen Lewis, a nurse with more than 20 years of experience in health care service and education, has accepted the call to lead the school's inaugural registered nurse to bachelor's degree in nursing (RN-BSN) ...

BC Hosts High School Speech Contest

May 18, 2011

Local high school students recently competed for thousands of dollars in scholarship funds during Bluefield College's Second Annual High School Speech Contest, featuring a keynote address from international feature writer and BC alumna Brandy Campbell.

Griffin Shares Sucess Story with BC Students

May 12, 2011

High school dropout, turned millionaire Bobby Griffin shares his success story and testimony with BC students.

BC, Chick-fil-A Offer Leadership Training

May 6, 2011

Dozens of local business and civic leaders gathered on the campus of Bluefield College, May 6, for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast, a professional development opportunity featuring simulcast speeches from the likes of John Maxwell, Robin Roberts, Dan Cathy, Mack Brown and other internationally known ...

Former NFL Players Join BC Coaching Staff

May 4, 2011

During a press conference on campus, the college introduced Mike Compton and Stacey Hairston as the newest additions to Rams football.

BC Honors Local Journalists 2013

May 3, 2011

Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 12th Annual Media Appreciation Day, April 29.

Virginia Secretary of Education Gets BC Degree

Apr 21, 2011

Virginia Secretary of Education Gerard Robinson is now a Bluefield College graduate -- at least symbolically.

Students to Celebrate 33rd Annual Mud Pig Day

Apr 19, 2011

A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Mouth-watering food.

BC to Recognize Local Journalists

Apr 13, 2011

Media Appreciation Day program to Include presentation of $1,000 Shott Excellence-in-Media Award and keynote address from international journalist Brandy Campbell.

BC to Host Chick-fil-A Leadercast ('11)

Mar 29, 2011

John Maxwell, Robin Roberts, Dan Cathy, Mack Brown and other internationally known leaders coming to Bluefield College.

BC Partners with SWCC to Offer Nursing Degrees

Mar 28, 2011

Leaders from the two schools sign a formal agreement that will allow SWCC registered nursing graduates the opportunity to advance their education with a bachelor's degree in nursing from Bluefield College.

BC Expands Criminal Justice Degree

Mar 16, 2011

Students interested in the inSPIRE adult degree-completion program may now pursue a public safety degree (formerly named the criminal justice degree) with a study concentration in one of four specific areas.

Truant Turned Tycoon to Share Testimony at BC

Mar 16, 2011

People are inspired not by people who have only experienced success, but by people who have known failure and succeeded in spite of it.

Alumni Put Permanent Mark on East River Hall

Mar 16, 2011

Markers have been placed in East River Hall to honor alumni and friends who generously support BC.

Bluefield College Joins Mid-South Conference

Mar 12, 2011

Bluefield College is stepping up in athletics to NAIA Division I and the Mid-South Conference.

Town of Bluefield Supports BC Football

Mar 2, 2011

The Town of Bluefield gave BC a $5,000 check to help underwrite startup costs for football.

BC Showcases Fine Arts to Prospective Students

Feb 24, 2011

The college showcased its fine arts programs during an open house event, February 18, designed to tout the school's art, music and theatre studies for prospective students.

Fulbright Ambassador Visits Bluefield College

Feb 11, 2011

Fulbright Ambassador Sophie Woodruff visited the BC campus, Thursday, February 10.

BC Injects Millions into Local Economy

Feb 1, 2011

Bluefield College brings millions of dollars into the economies of Tazewell County, Virginia, and Mercer County, West Virginia.

Youth Rededicate Lives during BC Winter Blast

Jan 28, 2011

347 youth from 15 churches, along with 200 friends from the community took part in Bluefield College's Winter Blast.

BC Launches Nursing Program in Grundy

Jan 14, 2011

Bluefield College will launch the first classes in its nursing degree program in Grundy, Virginia.

BC Brings Mission Field to Students 12-10

Dec 21, 2010

When students can't travel abroad or trips oversees just won't fit into the schedule, the college brings the international mission field to its students on campus through its Missionary-in-Residence Program.

Trustees Consider New Residence Hall

Dec 17, 2010

Even with the construction of Bluefield College's East River Residence Hall in the fall of 2009, the college's Board of Trustees is considering another new residence facility with on-campus population at an all-time high.

BC Launches Online Degree Programs

Dec 10, 2010

Bluefield College is taking its management and criminal justice baccalaureate degree programs online

Blind Side Star Keynotes BC Scholarship Dinner

Dec 9, 2010

Collins Tuohy has made it her mission to change people's lives. That message was clear when she served as keynote speaker for Bluefield College's Tierney Scholarship Awareness Dinner, November 11.

Fulbright Scholar Speaks at Bluefield College

Nov 19, 2010

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Anna Kudiyarova, an authority on psychological therapy in Eurasia, spoke to psychology students and faculty on the campus of Bluefield College, Friday, November 19.

BC Signs Transfer Pact with Leland Seminary

Nov 19, 2010

Bluefield College recently signed an articulation agreement with The John Leland Center for Theological Studies that will give students who have an interest in Christian ministry greater access to the theological training they'll need to fulfill their calling.

College Celebrates Enrollment Growth

Nov 18, 2010

BC traditional student numbers are on the rise to the highest count since 2004.