Articles from category: Community News
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.
Jun 15, 2016
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses and camps for summer 2016.
May 27, 2016
Bluefield College will host a summer writing camp, June 20-24, for students in grades three through 12.
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.
May 3, 2016
Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr., Thursday through Sunday, May 12-15.
May 3, 2016
Bluefield College will host a summer art show now through August 26 featuring the works of portrait artist Eric Beavers.
Apr 27, 2016
Bluefield College hosted a reception celebrating the release of the school’s 23rd edition of The Bluestone Review, April 21.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb 19, 2016
Bluefield College will host an art show now through April 16 featuring the works of Cindy Gillespie.
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.”
Feb 10, 2016
Bluefield College Theatre will present the uproarious Southern comedy Dearly Departed, Thursday through Sunday, February 11-14.
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.
Feb 5, 2016
Bluefield College students have scheduled a month-long series of activities designed to celebrate Black History Month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 8, 2016
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2016 semester.
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.
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?
Dec 11, 2015
Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of environmental artist Kevin Bennington, now through February 18.
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, ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.