Articles from category: Campus News
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.
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.