Articles from category: Campus News
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.
Feb 17, 2012
Bluefield College showcased its fine arts programs and outstanding students in art, music and theatre to prospective college students during an open house event, Friday, February 17.
Feb 6, 2012
Bluefield College will launch a new session of study in its brand new nursing program, March 5, 2012.
Jan 24, 2012
Three hundred thirty-three youth from 12 different churches across Virginia stormed the Bluefield College campus, January 14-16, for the school's three-day extreme winter worship adventure known as Winter Blast.
Dec 21, 2011
Bluefield College and Clinch Valley Medical Center are partnering to bring rural health care, health care education, and community revitalization to southwest Virginia, particularly the Town of Pocahontas.
Dec 20, 2011
Bluefield College received a significant show of support from the community for its new nursing program when the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors delivered a $4,000 check to the school, Wednesday, December 14.
Dec 1, 2011
Bluefield College recently hosted its 10th Annual Alpha Natural Resources Golfers' Challenge at Pipestem State Park and Resort, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school earn more than $41,000 for student-athletes.
Nov 17, 2011
Bluefield College's Board of Trustees gathered on campus for its annual fall meetings in October, and during the two-day session the group evaluated enrollment and financial figures, discussed proposed plans for a new townhouse complex and Campus and Community Wellness Center, and elected officers ...
Nov 16, 2011
Bluefield College celebrated its history and culture with an annual Baptist Heritage Day ceremony in October, featuring a keynote address from Baptist historian Dr. Bill Leonard, founding dean of Wake Forest University Divinity School.
Nov 11, 2011
Bluefield College is "Celebrating Appalachia" with a yearlong symposium of lectures, concerts, exhibits, discussions and other activities designed to honor the history, traditions, people and accomplishments of the Appalachian culture.
Nov 10, 2011
Bluefield College is celebrating its second largest freshman class in school history and the highest number of new students to enroll at BC since 2001.
Oct 20, 2011
Bluefield College is among a choice group of Christian colleges in the United States to be selected to participate in President Barack Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge.
Oct 11, 2011
Local business and civic leader William "Bud" Acken and his wife, Tammy, are now Bluefield College Rams, specifically charter members of the Rams Football Booster Club, thanks to a major gift to the recently revived BC football program.
Oct 11, 2011
Bluefield College is taking its new nursing program further into southwest Virginia, thanks to a partnership with Mountain Empire Community College.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Sep 9, 2011
More benefits and less cost with all majors now online in transformed degree completion program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Jul 17, 2011
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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 ...
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 ...
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.
Jun 29, 2011
Bluefield College is taking its new nursing program further into southwest Virginia, thanks to a partnership with Virginia Highlands Community College.
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.
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.
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.
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) ...