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Spring '17 Open House for High Schoolers

Mar 24, 2017

High school juniors and seniors and other prospective college students are invited to attend a Spring Open House at Bluefield College, Saturday, April 1.

Vendors Invited to Appalachian Festival

Mar 23, 2017

Bluefield College will host its seventh annual “Celebration of Appalachia,” April 3-8, featuring, as always, the traditional daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 8.

Equinox Big Band Music Coming to BC

Mar 22, 2017

Blue Mountain Performing Arts and Bluefield College will present the Equinox Little Big Band, live in concert and featuring the music of legendary entertainers, Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at BC’s Harman Chapel.

Global Week Features Fulbright Scholar

Mar 17, 2017

Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, presentations, films and other activities, March 27-31, designed to increase global cultural awareness and featuring presentations by visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Taina Wewer of Finland.

BC to Host Entrepreneurship Panel

Mar 15, 2017

Local entrepreneurs and business owners and students are invited to join Bluefield College’s co-sponsored Entrepreneurship Panel, Monday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

New FACS Classes Starting Soon

Mar 15, 2017

New classes are starting soon in the spring 2017 session of Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School.

Home Repair for Low Income Families

Mar 15, 2017

More than 200 youth from Baptist churches across Virginia will converge on the campus of Bluefield College this summer for the purpose of restoring homes in the community as part of a program called Impact Virginia.

BC to Host Colored Pencil Art Show

Mar 1, 2017

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of Jennifer Phillips Carpenter, now through April 13.

New Fine Arts Community School Classes 02-17

Feb 16, 2017

New classes are starting soon in the spring 2017 session of Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School.

BC Lenten Choral Concert at Local Church

Feb 16, 2017

The Bluefield College Department of Music will present a Lenten Choral Concert, Sunday, February 26 at 3 p.m. at Bland Street United Methodist Church.

BC Theatre to Present Hiding Place

Feb 16, 2017

Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present The Hiding Place, Thursday through Sunday, February 23-26.

Join Us for Winter Open House

Feb 9, 2017

High school junior and senior and other prospective college students are invited to attend a Winter Open House at Bluefield College, Saturday, February 18.

Celebrate Black History with BC

Feb 7, 2017

Bluefield College students are celebrating Black History Month throughout February with a full schedule of events hosted by the Black Student Alliance (BSA) and open to the public.

Broadway Performer to Speak at BC

Jan 27, 2017

Former Broadway national tour singer, dancer, actor and teacher Shaun Moe is coming to Bluefield College, Monday, January 30 to share with students and the community “What it Takes to Succeed in Show Biz.”

Schoolteachers Do Research with BC

Jan 20, 2017

Ten Tazewell County middle school math and special education teachers recently took part in a course offered by Bluefield College designed to determine best practices in teaching mathematics and to conduct significant action research in their classrooms.

Hundreds of Youth Enjoy BC Winter Blast

Jan 20, 2017

Bluefield College welcomed 423 middle school- and high school-aged students along with their youth ministry leaders on campus, January 14-15, for the school’s annual Winter Blast.

BC Theatre Play to Feature Alumni

Jan 13, 2017

Bluefield College Theatre will present Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shandley, Thursday, January 26 through Sunday, January 29, featuring BC Theatre alumni.

Explore Healing Power of Literature

Jan 12, 2017

Bluefield College will offer a course this spring designed to explore the power of literature and writing as a means of therapy. Titled “Literature and Healing, the class will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., beginning January 17.

Spring '17 Fine Arts Community School

Jan 10, 2017

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2017 semester.

Youth Invited to BC Winter Blast

Jan 9, 2017

Church youth groups, outdoor enthusiasts, Christian music fans, prospective college students, and any other Bluefield College friends are invited to participate in Winter Blast, January 14-16, a winter youth event that will feature the band Young Hearts and meaningful messages applicable to teens ...

Submit Works to BC's Bluestone Review

Dec 19, 2016

The Bluestone Review, a literary journal in its 24th year of publication by students at Bluefield College, is now accepting submissions through January 30, 2017.

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?