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Whiteside Brings Abstract Art to BC

Dec 2, 2016

Award-winning artist Shaun C. Whiteside will present an exhibit of his works at Bluefield College, December 5 through February 16.

Youth Theatre to Present Annie

Nov 30, 2016

Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present the musical Annie, Jr., Monday and Tuesday, December 12-13, and Thursday and Friday, December 15-16.

College Honors Local Journalists

Nov 18, 2016

Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 17th Annual Media Appreciation Day, November 10, which featured remarks from West Virginia MetroNews Radio Network news director Jeff Jenkins and the presentation of two $1,000 Shott Excellence in Media Awards.

Human iPod John Rush to Sing at BC

Nov 18, 2016

Singer and entertainer John Rush, known as the Human iPod, will perform a coffeehouse concert at Bluefield College, Thursday, December 1 at 7 p.m. in the school’s Student Activities Center in Shott Hall.

Community Invited to Christmas at BC

Nov 18, 2016

Bluefield College will host its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

BC to Host Interfaith Alliance Gathering

Nov 14, 2016

Bluefield College will host “Building Bridges: A Time of Gratitude Celebrating the Diversity of Faiths in our Community,” Thursday, November 17 at 6 p.m. in Shott Hall.

Go to London with Bluefield College

Nov 11, 2016

Want to travel to London and visit Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and many other historic and significant sites? Then join Bluefield College students, faculty, staff and alumni on an eight-day trip, March 3-10, 2017, to ...

Local Veterans Invited to Football and Dinner

Oct 31, 2016

As part of the celebration of Veterans Day, Bluefield College will honor local veterans with free admittance to the Rams final home football game and dinner with Virginia’s Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John C. Harvey, Jr., Saturday, November 5.

Russian Musicians Coming to Bluefield

Oct 19, 2016

Blue Mountain Performing Arts will present world-class Russian musicians Vladislav Vals and Maxim Sepkhanov, live in concert, Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bluefield High School Auditorium.

Great Deals in BC Scholarship Auction

Oct 18, 2016

Need a vacation or a little outdoor recreation? Interested in entertainment or amusement packages? Want to take advantage of great buys on sports memorabilia, jewelry, artwork or other quality items, while supporting a good cause?

Don't Miss Homecoming 2016

Oct 18, 2016

Bluefield College will host Homecoming 2016, October 21-23, with events for former students, current students, and the community at-large.

Local Kids Invited to Annie Auditions

Oct 12, 2016

Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will hold auditions for the junior adaptation of the family musical classic Annie on October 24-25 at 6 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel Auditorium.

BC to Honor Local Law Enforcement

Oct 11, 2016

Bluefield College’s Criminal Justice Department will honor local police, corrections and legal agencies with a weeklong celebration, October 17-22, designed to acknowledge the ways in which local law enforcement support the school and its criminal justice students.

Learn More about Chinese Culture

Oct 11, 2016

The cultural exchange program between Bluefield College and the Jiangsu Second Normal University in China is back for the eighth year in a row, offering lectures, presentations and discussions on Chinese history and culture for both BC students and the community.

BC Theatre: Can't Take It With You

Oct 5, 2016

Bluefield College Theatre will present the Kaufman and Hart comedy You Can’t Take It With You, Thursday, October 20 through Sunday, October 23.

Runners Sprint for BC Scholarships

Oct 5, 2016

Fifty runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Ninth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 17, with Nathaniel Evans of Kopperston, West Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 18:19.

BC Students Remember 9-11 with Service

Sep 27, 2016

Bluefield College students honored the memory of the victims of the tragic September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and paid tribute to the heroes who aided the wounded that day by participating in a 9-11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.

BC to Host 25th Christian Week

Sep 20, 2016

Bluefield College will host its 25th Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 28-30, featuring three morning sessions of spiritual discourse led by evangelist Trey Bradley and a night of praise and worship led by contemporary Christian band Rush of Fools.

BC Co-Sponsors Birth of the Beat Concert

Sep 14, 2016

Blue Mountain Performing Arts will present “Birth of the Beat,” an original theatrical production celebrating the birth of Broadway, jazz and the blues, Tuesday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bluefield High School Auditorium.

Fall Open House for Traditional, Online

Sep 12, 2016

Prospective college students seeking a degree either in the classroom or online are invited to attend at least one of a series of Bluefield College open house events this fall.

Jessee Brings Photo Exhibit to BC

Sep 8, 2016

Award-winning professional photographer Steve Jessee will present an exhibit of his works at Bluefield College, September 5 through November 17.

Runners Invited to Elswick 5K

Sep 7, 2016

Bluefield College will host its Ninth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 17, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K Run/Walk they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades. They’ll be running for scholarships and to preserve the ...

Fall '16 Fine Arts Community Classes

Sep 2, 2016

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2016 semester.

BC to Co-Sponsor Country Concert

Aug 31, 2016

Contemporary country singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist Kurt Stevens will perform live in concert, Friday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bluefield High School Auditorium to kick off the 2016-2017 Blue Mountain Performing Arts Series.

BC Adds Scholarships to Graham-Beaver

Aug 25, 2016

For the second year in a row, Bluefield College will join in one of the most time-honored local high school football traditions as the student-athlete scholarship sponsor for the Graham-Beaver portion of the Great American Rivalry Series, Friday, August 26.

Join BC's College/ Community Choir

Aug 24, 2016

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale has already begun rehearsals in preparation for its Christmas at Bluefield 2016 concert and, as always, community residents are encouraged to become a part of the college/community choir.

BC Theatre Opens Auditions to All

Aug 24, 2016

The Bluefield College Theatre Department will hold auditions for the Kaufman and Hart comedy You Can’t Take It With You, Tuesday August 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, August 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Chemistry Teacher Certificate Program

Aug 18, 2016

Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, is partnering with the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia, to launch a Teachers of Chemistry Certificate Program for teachers seeking certification to teach dual enrollment chemistry.

BC to Host 15th Golfers' Challenge

Jul 28, 2016

Looking for a golf challenge? Interested in testing your green skills against the area’s best, while at the same time providing valuable scholarship support to student-athletes at Bluefield College?

BC to Send Furniture to Flood Victims

Jun 29, 2016

Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, is responding to the needs of the victims of the recent floods in West Virginia with nearly 400 pieces of furniture for those whose homes were devastated by the high water.

Virginia Private College Week at BC

Jun 28, 2016

Prospective college students are invited to visit Bluefield College as part of Virginia Private College Week, Monday, July 25 through Saturday, July 30.

Phoenix Divas: Rising from Troubled Pasts

Jun 17, 2016

Bluefield College hosted its fourth annual session of the New Opportunity School for Women, May 16 through June 4, in an effort to help disadvantaged women from Appalachia confront their circumstances, overcome their conditions, and pave the way for a new and better life.

Not Your Ordinary Summer Camps

Jun 15, 2016

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses and camps for summer 2016.

Community Invited to Writing Workshop

May 27, 2016

Bluefield College will host a summer writing camp, June 20-24, for students in grades three through 12.

Local Teachers Join BC in Research

May 27, 2016

Nineteen Tazewell County teachers recently took part in a course offered by Bluefield College designed to determine best practices in teaching and to develop valuable action research in elementary mathematics.

Youth Theatre Beauty and the Beast

May 3, 2016

Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr., Thursday through Sunday, May 12-15.

Beavers Brings Portraits Art to BC

May 3, 2016

Bluefield College will host a summer art show now through August 26 featuring the works of portrait artist Eric Beavers.

Students Unveil 23rd Bluestone Review

Apr 27, 2016

Bluefield College hosted a reception celebrating the release of the school’s 23rd edition of The Bluestone Review, April 21.

Opportunities for Appalachian Women

Apr 25, 2016

Women from Appalachia who haven’t had access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty or some other financial or personal predicament now have hope for a new beginning, thanks to the New Opportunity School for Women at Bluefield College.

Students Prepare for 38th Mud Pig Day

Apr 21, 2016

Every year, students from Bluefield College look forward to Mud Pig Day as a day of fun and rest before the start of final exams. This year is no different, as students prepare for the school’s 38th Annual Mud Pig Day, Thursday, April 28.

Students Featured in Spring '16 Art Show

Apr 21, 2016

The works of Bluefield College art students are on display as part of a Spring Student Art Show on campus, April 13-30.

A Celebration of Appalachia

Apr 20, 2016

Bluefield College celebrated the history, people, music, food and traditions of Appalachia with its annual Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 9, in the Dome Gymnasium.

BC Co-Hosts Young Irelanders Concert

Apr 15, 2016

The Young Irelanders will bring a Celtic celebration through a unique, eclectic show of traditional Irish music, song and dance to Bluefield, Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Bluefield High School.

Students to Unveil Bluestone Review

Apr 15, 2016

Bluefield College will unveil the 23rd edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.

Music Students Slate Two Spring Concerts

Apr 8, 2016

Bluefield College will host two spring music concerts featuring two of its instrumental ensembles in a Blue Jeans and Bands show, April 21, and two of its vocal groups in a Spring Choral Concert, April 24.

Appalachian Festival Moved to Dome

Apr 5, 2016

Bluefield College will host its traditional daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 9, but with the forecast for cold and possibly snowy weather, the event has been moved from outside on the campus quad to inside the Dome Gymnasium.

Auction to Aid New Opportunity School

Apr 4, 2016

The New Opportunity School for Women at Bluefield College will host a live and silent auction at the BC Dome, Saturday, April 23.

Rwandan Speaker Keys Global Emphasis Week

Apr 4, 2016

Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, presentations, films and other activities, April 11-15, designed to increase global cultural awareness and featuring a keynote address from Anne Gahongayire, secretary general of the Supreme Court of Kigali, Rwanda.

Come Spend a Night on the Hill

Apr 3, 2016

Accepted or admitted students of Bluefield College are invited to a special “Night on the Hill” open house event for prospective students, Sunday and Monday, April 17-18.

BC Theatre to Present Jane Eyre

Apr 1, 2016

Bluefield College Theatre will present a stage adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s classic English gothic novel Jane Eyre, Thursday through Sunday, April 14-17.