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Kids Explore Fine Arts during BC Camp

Jul 18, 2014

For the seventh year in a row, Bluefield College hosted its Summer Fine Arts Camp, July 14-18, for local kids, ages four to 13.

Students Invited to Private College Week

Jul 17, 2014

Bluefield College will join 23 other Virginia private colleges in a statewide series of open house events, July 28 through August 2, designed to increase awareness of the quality and affordability of a private college education.

Open House Events for Online Degrees

Jun 18, 2014

Bluefield College will host a series of open house events in cities across Virginia in July for the purpose of sharing the latest opportunities available in its Online degree Program.

Local Writers Invited to BC Writing Camp

Jun 3, 2014

Bluefield College will host a one-week summer writing camp, Monday through Friday, June 16-20, for students in grades three through 12.

Summer Fine Arts Camps and Classes

May 27, 2014

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for summer 2014 and featured on the schedule are three camps, three workshops, one class, and private lessons.

Eight Harpists to Perform at BC

May 16, 2014

Eight harpists representing southwestern Virginia and southern West Virginia will participate in Bluefield Harp Day, a one-day harp event hosted by Bluefield College on Saturday, May 24, and the first of its kind to be held in the Bluefield area.

Opportunities for Appalachian Women

May 8, 2014

Women from Appalachia who haven’t had access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty, shame or some other financial or personal predicament now have hope for a new beginning.

Youth Theatre to Present Mulan

May 5, 2014

The Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present Mulan, Thursday through Sunday, May 15-18.

BC Students Unveil 21st Bluestone Review

Apr 29, 2014

Bluefield College unveiled the 21st edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 10.

Encouraging Human Service Providers

Apr 28, 2014

Bluefield College will host a human services conference, Friday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. designed to support and encourage human service providers who are always attending to the health and welfare of others while seldom getting the chance to care for themselves.

Kirkland, Carlson Duo Coming to BC

Apr 18, 2014

Sultry vocals and guitar wizardry, combined into creative arrangements of jazz, pop and rock. Together, they make the Jennifer Kirkland and Bert Carlson Quintet, an unforgettable musical experience, live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Abstract Artist Brings Show to BC

Apr 18, 2014

Bluefield College will host an art exhibit titled “Across the Surface,” April 28 through August 22, featuring the works of Katherine Shortridge.

BC Celebrates Appalachian Culture

Apr 15, 2014

As part of its annual "Celebration of Appalachia," Bluefield College hosted its Third Annual Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 12, featuring bluegrass music, artisan and food merchants, book sales and signings, art exhibits, and a host of other family fun.

Students Ready for 36th Mud Pig Day

Apr 15, 2014

A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Inflatable games. Unique competitions. Contemporary Christian music. And, tons of recreation, relaxation and otherfun. Ask any Bluefield College student what all of these things have in common, and they won’t hesitate to tell you about one of BC’s most ...

Cloverton Christian Band Coming to BC

Apr 14, 2014

With a musical message of non-conformity and being faithful to God’s calling, award-winning contemporary Christian band Cloverton will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.

Three Groups in BC Spring Choral Concert

Apr 3, 2014

The Bluefield College Department of Music will host its annual Spring Choral Concert, Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel, spotlighting three of the school’s voice ensembles: Variations, Praise Singers, and Bluefield Singers.

Students to Unveil 21st Bluestone Review

Apr 3, 2014

Bluefield College will unveil the 21st edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m.

Concert and Jazz Bands Plan Concert

Mar 31, 2014

Bluefield College will host its annual Spring Instrumental Music Concert, featuring performances by its Concert Band and Jazz Band, Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Masterworks, Orchestra Concert

Mar 31, 2014

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale, featuring dozens of voices from both the college and the community, will perform its annual spring concert, Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Global Education Week with Doc Greenberg's Jazz

Mar 28, 2014

Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, presentations, workshops, readings, films and concerts, Monday, March 31 through Saturday, April 5, designed to increase global cultural awareness and to “bring the world to BC students and the community.”

Students Featured in Spring Art Show

Mar 28, 2014

The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, April 11-24.

BC Theatre's Cotton Patch Postponed

Mar 26, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre's production of Cotton Patch Gospel, April 6-9, has been postponed due to circumstances beyond control. We apologize for the late notice and any inconvenience this may have caused our theatre followers. Please stay connected to for a make-up date.

Thorburn to Bring Harp Solos to BC

Mar 21, 2014

Harpist Colleen Potter Thorburn will present a faculty recital entitled “Twentieth-Century Harp Showpieces” on Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Bluefield College’s Harman Chapel.

Blue Mountain, BC to Host WV Symphony

Mar 20, 2014

Blue Mountain Performing Arts will present its first spring event of the 2013-2014 season with a concert by West Virginia’s premier performing arts organization, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Bluefield High School.

BC Slates Five Open House Events

Mar 14, 2014

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending at least one of five Winter and Spring Open House events at Bluefield College, February 21, February 22, March 26, April 5 and April 13-14.

BC Theatre to Present Almost, Maine

Mar 13, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre will present the delightful romantic comedy, Almost, Maine, Friday and Saturday, March 21-22.

BC Music Students Touring Virginia

Mar 6, 2014

Bluefield College is taking its music show on the road. The talented singers in BC’s select student voice ensembles, Variations and Praise Singers, will begin a five day tour across Virginia, March 13-17, featuring performances at six Virginia Baptist churches.

Youth Theatre to Present Narnia

Feb 28, 2014

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the classic C.S. Lewis fantasy The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16.

BC Slates Kids Basketball Clinic

Feb 25, 2014

The Bluefield College Rams Booster Club, in conjunction with the Rams and Lady Rams basketball teams, will host a free kids basketball clinic for all ages, Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Dome Gymnasium.

Public Art Sculpture Coming to BC

Feb 18, 2014

A community united together, sharing its hopes and dreams, connected to and supporting one another. That’s the theme of “Bluefield Rising Together,” a public art project for and about the Greater Bluefield community on the campus of Bluefield College, March 16 through April 11, and featuring ...

BC Theatre Opener Moved to Feb. 15

Feb 12, 2014

The opening night of Bluefield College Theatre’s presentation of Tennessee Williams’ classic of the American stage, The Glass Menagerie, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 13 has been moved to Saturday, February 15 due to the region’s winter storm, which closed the college February ...

BC Theatre to Present Glass Menagerie

Jan 31, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre will present Tennessee Williams’ classic of the American stage, The Glass Menagerie, Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, February 16.

Submit Your Works to BC's Bluestone Review

Jan 30, 2014

Bluefield College invites BC students and members of the community to submit works to the 21st edition of The Bluestone Review.

Students Rally for MLK Day of Service

Jan 24, 2014

Service: it’s a way of life at Bluefield College, a time-honored core value, a part of the school’s mission statement, and integrated heavily into students’ overall academic experience.

Fine Arts Classes for Community

Jan 17, 2014

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2014 semester.

Voices Invited to Join Masterworks Chorale

Jan 15, 2014

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its spring concert, and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.

Horn and Harp Recital Coming to BC

Jan 6, 2014

Bluefield College will present a music recital of horn and harp music, Tuesday, January 14, featuring harpist Colleen Potter Thorburn and horn player Emily Boyer.

Golfers' Challenge Earns $42K for Students

Dec 19, 2013

Bluefield College recently hosted its 12th Annual Golfers’ Challenge at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school bring in $42,296 for student-athletes.

Second Semester Set for Master's Program

Dec 13, 2013

Bluefield College will begin its second-ever semester for its master of arts in education (MAEd) program on January 13, 2014. Registration for the spring ‘14 term is running now through the first day of classes, but as leaders in the School of Education prepare for the new term, they do so with ...

Youth Invited to BC Winter Blast

Dec 11, 2013

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

Davis Brings Collages to BC Art Show

Dec 5, 2013

Bluefield College will host a winter art show featuring the mixed media collages of artist and graphic designer Len Davis.

BC Schedules Second Christmas Concert

Nov 26, 2013

Bluefield College will host its second Christmas concert of the season, a Christmas music and drama celebration, entitled “Christmas at Bluefield: Amahl and the Night Visitors,” Friday and Saturday, December 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

Wells Coffeehouse to Feature Trumpet Jazz

Nov 21, 2013

Local boy, turned gifted flugelhorn and trumpet player David Wells will bring his restful, relaxing, jazzy instrumental music to a Bluefield College coffeehouse, Thursday, December 5 at 7 p.m. Open and free to the public, the show will take place inside BC’s Quick Shott Café in Shott Hall.

BC Hosts Women's Business Conference

Nov 14, 2013

Businesswomen from across southwest Virginia recently spent a day in on the campus of Bluefield College improving their leadership, management, technology, and higher education skills.

Masterworks Christmas Concert Slated

Nov 13, 2013

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will present its annual Christmas concert, Sunday, November 24 at 3 p.m., featuring “A Ceremony of Carols” for chorus and harp to celebrate the Advent season.

Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band to Play

Nov 8, 2013

Bluefield College will host its Fall Instrumental Music Concert, featuring the school’s Concert Band, Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Students Showcase Artwork

Nov 8, 2013

The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, November 15 through December 5.

Award-winning Violin Duo Coming to BC

Nov 7, 2013

Award-winning violin duo Marcolivia will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Runners Sprint for BC Scholarships

Nov 5, 2013

Nearly 100 runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Sixth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 7, with Nick Whited of Bluefield, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 17:58.

BC Theatre: Little Shop of Horrors

Oct 18, 2013

Bluefield College Theatre will present the sci-fi comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors, Halloween week, Tuesday, October 29 through Sunday, November 3.