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Homecoming 2014: Something for All

Sep 17, 2014

Special reunions, music, dancing, theatre, worship, a memorial run, a live auction, football, tailgating, and distinguished awards. All are a part of Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2014, September 26-28, designed to bring together not just former students, but also current students and the ...

Richter to Lead Christian Emphasis Week

Sep 17, 2014

Bluefield College will host its 23rd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 24-26, featuring three morning sessions of praise, worship and discourse led by Tom Richter, pastor of New Hope Christian Church in Queens, New York.

Four Open House Events Set this Fall

Sep 17, 2014

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending at least one of four fall Open House events at Bluefield College, September 20, October 19-20, October 23-26, and November 15.

BC Theatre Presents 'As It Is in Heaven'

Sep 16, 2014

Bluefield College Theatre will present Arlene Hutton’s As It Is in Heaven, Thursday, September 25 through Sunday, September 28.

Runners Invited to Elswick 5K

Sep 9, 2014

Bluefield College will host its Seventh Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 27, 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 ...

Community, Alumni Homecoming Auction

Sep 9, 2014

Bluefield College will host its annual Homecoming Scholarship Auction, September 27, an event not only for alumni, but the community at-large.

Fine Arts Classes for Community

Sep 8, 2014

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

BC's Bailey to Host Mark Twain Event

Sep 4, 2014

Experience the wit of one of America’s greatest humorists when Richmond’s David Bailey presents “Mark Twain, Alive,” Sunday, November 9 at 4 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Virginia.

BC to Host Blue Mountain Concerts

Aug 29, 2014

Bluefield College has joined efforts again with Blue Mountain Performing Arts to bring five prestigious concerts to the community this academic year, including three on campus in Harman Chapel.

Appalachian Women Find Hope at BC

Aug 15, 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 often feel asense of hopelessness about the future.

Kids Explore Science at BC Camp

Aug 1, 2014

Kids love bugs and frogs, getting outdoors and blowing up things, and Bluefield College used those interests to teach local youth the marvels of math and science through a summer Math-Science Camp, June 23-26.

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 bluefield.edu 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 (Spring '14)

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 ...