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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.

BC Offers Global Education with China

Nov 8, 2010

As part of its mission to prepare innovative learners and transformational leaders, Bluefield College began its third semester of academic, cultural and student exchange with China this fall.

Leary Scholarship Aids Students, Honors Friends

Nov 5, 2010

Bluefield College students will soon have access to even more financial aid, but equally important is the fact that the legacies of two local community servants will be preserved through the creation of the Dennis and Louise Thomas Leary Endowed Scholarship for BC students.

BC Celebrates Baptist Heritage Day (2010)

Nov 4, 2010

Bluefield College celebrated its history with an annual Baptist Heritage Day ceremony on campus in October, featuring a keynote address from Baptist historian J. Bradley Creed.

George Allen Shares Sports Values with Students

Oct 19, 2010

Bluefield College introduced a new athletic mission statement to its student-athletes, Tuesday, October 19, and used a legendary name in sports to unveil the new plan -- former Virginia governor and onetime United States senator George F. Allen.

Ramey Auto Group Supports BC Football

Oct 11, 2010

Bluefield College received a boost to its new football program, October 11, in the form of a Founders-level gift to the Rams Football Booster Club from the Ramey Auto Group.

Bluefield College and Virginia Baptist Teens Impact Southwest Virginia

Sep 20, 2010

One hundred forty youth from 13 Baptist churches across Virginia converged on the campus of Bluefield College, June 27-July 3, to make an "impact" on Greater Bluefield through service projects in the community.

Bluefield College Scores Well in National Survey of Student Engagement

Sep 10, 2010

According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Bluefield College is considered to be intellectually challenging and committed to students’ success, compared to other colleges across the country.

Cole Family Gives Boost to BC Football

Sep 8, 2010

Bluefield College received a boost to its new football program, September 3, with a major gift from a local family with a tradition of supporting the Greater Bluefield community.

Thompson Foundation Supports BC Healthcare Education Program

Sep 1, 2010

The Thompson Charitable Foundation of Knoxville, Tennessee, has awarded a $50,000 grant to Bluefield College for its Rural Healthcare Education Program.

BC Names Coach to Lead Football Program

Jul 23, 2010

Who will be the next legendary coach at Bluefield College? Coach Mike Gravier, according to BC leaders who announced the hiring of Gravier on July 23.

Who Will Be the Next Coach Mullie Lenoir?

Jun 14, 2010

Original content from "Lighthouse on the Hill: The Bluefield College Story" by Rev. David M. Armbrister

Tazewell County IDA Boosts BC Expansion

Jun 4, 2010

Bluefield College will partner with the Tazewell County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) to bring new educational and recreational programs to the county, particularly the Town of Pocahontas

Football Returns to Bluefield College

Jun 1, 2010

The year was 1941. It was Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 20, and time for the traditional Homecoming season finale for the Bluefield College Ramblin' Reds football team.

High School Students Compete in Speech Contest

May 8, 2010

Local high school students recently competed for thousands of dollars in scholarship funds during Bluefield College's First Annual High School Speech Contest, featuring a keynote address from inspirational athlete and best-selling author Kyle Maynard.

Longtime Professor Greg Kerr Bids Farewell to Bluefield College

Apr 21, 2010

Longtime Bluefield College professor Dr. Greg Kerr will bid farewell to the BC family at the end of the 2009-2010 academic year to become the new vice president for academic affairs at Sterling College in Kansas.

Bluefield College Honors Journalists, Presents Shott Excellence-in-Media Award

Apr 13, 2010

Bluefield College recently paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 11th Annual Media Appreciation Day, which featured inspirational remarks from congenital amputee Kyle Maynard and the presentation of a $1,000 award for excellence in media.

Fulbright Scholar Speaks about Media Censorship at Bluefield College

Apr 1, 2010

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Peiqin Zhou recently spoke on the campus of Bluefield College about Internet censorship in China.

Alumni Director Teresa Stanley Bids Farewell to Bluefield College

Mar 18, 2010

"When an institution helps rebuild your life the way Bluefield College helped rebuild mine, you just want to give back to it as much as you can."