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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.

BC Pact to Provide Mobile Dental Care

Mar 23, 2016

Bluefield College recently signed an agreement with Just Compassion, Inc. to help provide dental care services to low-income children and families in Southwest Virginia.

Free Healthy Living Workshop at BC

Mar 21, 2016

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School (FACS) will offer a unique workshop entitled “Retrain Your Brain for Healthy Living,” Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the BC Science Center.

Community Invited to BC Easter Egg Hunt

Mar 17, 2016

Bluefield College will host an Easter celebration for kids in the community, Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in the campus quad.

New Opportunity School Grads Reunite

Mar 8, 2016

Graduates of the New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) at Bluefield College gathered on campus with members of the BC community, Saturday, March 5, for an NOSW alumni reunion.

Submit Works to BC's Bluestone Review

Mar 3, 2016

The Bluestone Review, a literary journal in its 23rd year of publication by students at Bluefield College, is now accepting submissions through March 14.

Vendors Invited to Appalachian Festival

Feb 23, 2016

Bluefield College will host its sixth annual “Celebration of Appalachia,” April 2016, featuring, as always, the traditional daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 9.

Youth Theatre: Alice@Wonderland

Feb 19, 2016

Bluefield College Youth Theatre, Sr. will present a modern day version of Alice in Wonderland, titled Alice@Wonderland, Thursday through Sunday, March 3-6.

Gillespie Brings Plein Air Art Show to BC

Feb 19, 2016

Bluefield College will host an art show now through April 16 featuring the works of Cindy Gillespie.

BC Hosts Women's Christian Conference

Feb 17, 2016

Women from the community joined female students from Bluefield College, Saturday, February 6, to take part in an IF: Gathering, a global Christian women’s conference designed to “gather, equip and unleash women to live out their calling.”

BC Theatre's Dearly Departed Must Go On

Feb 10, 2016

Bluefield College Theatre will present the uproarious Southern comedy Dearly Departed, Thursday through Sunday, February 11-14.

Chapel Renovations Benefit All

Feb 9, 2016

Bluefield College’s Harman Chapel is a landmark structure not only on the BC campus, but throughout the entire Greater Bluefield community, and thanks to the recent completion of major renovations, the facility, BC leaders say, has become even more prominent and far beneficial than ever before.

Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 5, 2016

Bluefield College students have scheduled a month-long series of activities designed to celebrate Black History Month.

Students Invited to Winter Open House

Feb 5, 2016

Prospective college students are invited to explore their career dreams and the college experience during Bluefield College’s Winter Open House, Saturday, February 20.

Local Women Invited to Wellness Seminar

Feb 1, 2016

Local women are invited to a wellness seminar at Bluefield College, Thursday, February 18, as part of the Healthy Woman series sponsored by Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

BC to Host Christian Women's Conference

Jan 28, 2016

Women throughout the community will be challenged to live out their purpose and to live for the glory of God during an IF: Gathering, a women’s Christian conference, Saturday, February 6 at Bluefield College.

Winter Blast Features Snow Fun and Faith

Jan 26, 2016

The campus of Bluefield College and its surroundings enjoyed a fresh, young breeze, January 16-17, when more than 550 middle and high school students from four different states blew into town for the 2016 version of BC’s Winter Blast.

Students Honor MLK with Service

Jan 19, 2016

“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” These were the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he inspired the nation during his lifetime to take a stand and make a difference by serving others.

Fine Arts Classes for Community

Jan 8, 2016

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

BC Launches Business Certificate Program

Dec 22, 2015

With a mission to “empower people to take risks on their own creative gifts,” Bluefield College recently introduced its first-ever professional certificate program for entrepreneur-minded adults interested in launching a new business and small business owners looking to improve business results.

BC to Host Ski and Worship Weekend

Dec 15, 2015

What do skiing, snowboarding, tubing, rock-climbing, dodge-ball, concerts, worship, and life on a Christian college campus all have in common?

Bennington Brings Nature Art to BC

Dec 11, 2015

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of environmental artist Kevin Bennington, now through February 18.

BC Presents Christmas at Bluefield

Dec 10, 2015

Bluefield College hosted its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday and Saturday, December 4-5. Known as the college’s Christmas gift to the Greater Bluefield community, Christmas at Bluefield is an annual celebration of the birth of Christ through choral performances, ...

Christmas Gifts, Party for Local Kids

Dec 9, 2015

Christmas will come a few days early this year for more than 400 local kids, thanks to the Bland Ministry Center, Bluefield College, and missionaries from Dublin, Georgia.

Community Invited to Christmas at BC

Nov 24, 2015

Bluefield College will host its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

Students Featured in Fall Art Show

Nov 24, 2015

The works of Bluefield College art students are on display as part of a Fall Student Art Show on campus, now through December 3, 2015.

BC to Offer Fall Term Intersession

Nov 11, 2015

Bluefield College will launch its first four week accelerated term to serve as an intersession between the school’s traditional fall and spring terms. Beginning December 2015 and condensed into an accelerated online format, the Fall Term III (Intersession) is designed to give students the ...

Open House Events for Online Programs

Nov 10, 2015

Bluefield College’s Online Degree Program will host a series of open house events in cities across Virginia in November for the purpose of sharing the latest information about the online degree opportunities available at BC.

BC to Host Switzer Bassoon Recital

Oct 30, 2015

Bassoon musician Scott A. Switzer will perform a recital at Bluefield College, Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Grammy Winner Mike Farris Coming to BC

Oct 28, 2015

Grammy Award winner and critically acclaimed soulful singer Mike Farris will perform live in concert at Bluefield College, Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

BC Opens New Disc Golf Course

Oct 20, 2015

If you haven’t already, you should soon notice a handful of unique baskets scattered about the campus of Bluefield College. The baskets aren’t for gathering or storing, but for a new disc golf course created on the BC campus as an added recreational activity for students and the community ...

Homecoming: Alumni, Community Affair

Oct 19, 2015

Special reunions, a fireworks show, Mark Twain, theatre, a live auction, campus tours, tailgating, football, dinner and dancing, alumni awards, the crowning of a queen and king, and praise and worship.

Narcos DEA Agents to Speak at BC and BSC

Oct 16, 2015

More than 16 years before Stephen Murphy played a key role in bringing down the most notorious drug lord of the 20th century, he was a member of the Bluefield, West Virginia, Police Department. In early November 2015, Murphy will return to Bluefield, joining Javier Pena as they discuss their role ...

BC Slates Final Fall Open House Events

Oct 14, 2015

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending at least one of the final fall Open House events at Bluefield College, October 18, and November 14.