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Four BC Ensembles in Spring Choral Gala

Apr 17, 2015

The Bluefield College Department of Music will present its traditional Spring Choral Gala, Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. in Harman Chapel, featuring four of the school’s voice ensembles.

Outdoor Concert: Blue Jeans and Bands

Apr 14, 2015

Bluefield College will conclude its month-long Celebration of Appalachia festivities with casual concert, titled “Blue Jeans and Bands” and featuring the BC Concert and Jazz Bands, Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Blue Mountain Brings Music, Art Show to BC

Apr 14, 2015

Chamber music will meet abstract art in a unique multimedia presentation titled Galleria Seasons, Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m., inside Bluefield College’s Harman Chapel Auditorium.

Youth Theatre Little Mermaid Auditions

Apr 10, 2015

Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College is accepting enrollment for its spring production of the Disney musical The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Classical Guitarist to Perform at BC

Apr 8, 2015

American guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, improviser and composer Trevor Babb will bring his award-winning classical and electric guitar show to Bluefield College, Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel Auditorium.

Appalachian Festival Features Health Fair

Apr 8, 2015

As part of its daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 11, Bluefield College will host a health fair, sponsored by Clinch Valley Health and featuring free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Student Art Show Slated for Appalachia Celebration

Apr 7, 2015

Two art shows are among the events featured in Bluefield College's month-long Celebration of Appalachia, including a mixed media Christian art exhibit featuring the works of visual artist Sandra Bowden, now through April 11, and a student art show featuring the works of Bluefield College students ...

Mackey Show Marks BC Piano's 100th Year

Apr 6, 2015

Blue Mountain Performing Arts and Bluefield College will host a concert featuring critically acclaimed pianist Lynne Mackey and celebrating the 100th anniversary and restoration of BC’s Steinway grand piano, Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel Auditorium.

Students Unveil 22nd Bluestone Review

Apr 6, 2015

Bluefield College will unveil the 22nd edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m.

Authors to Offer Book Readings at BC

Apr 6, 2015

As part of it s month-long Celebration of Appalachia, Bluefield College will host a series of book readings with local authors and lectures from Appalachian authorities, April 7-11.

Festival to Feature Bluegrass, Vendors

Mar 30, 2015

Bluefield College will host its annual Celebration of Appalachia, culminating, as always, with the traditional daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 11.

BC Theatre Presents Cotton Patch Gospel

Mar 27, 2015

Bluefield College Theatre will present the inspirational musical Cotton Patch Gospel, Thursday through Sunday, April 9-12, as part of the school’s month-long Celebration of Appalachia.

BC Plans Events to Celebrate Appalachia

Mar 25, 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, Bluefield College will host its month-long Celebration of Appalachia. Set for April 2015 and designed to increase the understanding and appreciation of the rich history, culture, people and traditions of the region in which we live, the celebration will feature ...

Celebrate Appalachia with BC Art Workshop

Mar 23, 2015

As part of its month-long Celebration of Appalachia, Bluefield College will host a ceramic art workshop, Thursday, March 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Cox Visual Arts Center, featuring artist Chris Lively.

Youth Theatre's Caspian Delayed

Mar 5, 2015

The opening of Bluefield College Youth Theatre's classic C.S. Lewis fantasy The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian has been delayed to Friday, March 6 due to inclement weather.

Vendors Invited to Appalachian Festival

Mar 1, 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, Bluefield College will host its month-long "Celebration of Appalachia." Set for April 2015 and designed to increase the understanding and appreciation of the rich history, culture, people and traditions of the region in which we live, the celebration will ...

A Night of Virtuoso Violin at BC

Feb 23, 2015

Violinist Nicole Paglialonga will present a night of virtuoso violin, Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Bluefield College’s Harman Chapel.

Weather Moves Winter Open House

Feb 19, 2015

Severe winter weather has postponed Winter Open House at Bluefield College. The daylong event for prospective college students has been moved to Saturday, March 7.

Music Showcase for Prospects Postponed

Feb 19, 2015

Bluefield College Music Showcase, originally scheduled for Friday, February 20, has been postponed due to severe winter weather. A makeup date has not been determined.

Submit Creative Works to BC's Bluestone Review

Feb 12, 2015

Bluefield College is encouraging all students and the local community to get creative and submit their works to the 20th edition of The Bluestone Review.

479 Youth Attend BC's Winter Blast

Feb 10, 2015

Nearly 500 youth from across the region stormed the campus of Bluefield College, January 17-18, for the school’s two-day extreme winter worship weekend known as Winter Blast.

Fine Arts Classes for Community

Jan 27, 2015

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2015 semester.

Apply Now for New Opportunity School

Jan 14, 2015

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.

Christian Art Exhibit on Display at BC

Jan 14, 2015

Visual artist Sandra Bowden has been interpreting Scripture through mixed media for more than 40 years, and for the next three months she will present some of her interpretations at Bluefield College in an art exhibit titled “With Word and Song.”

BC to Host Winter Worship Weekend

Jan 6, 2015

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

Come See Christmas at Bluefield

Nov 25, 2014

Bluefield College will host its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music and drama extravaganza, Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

Youth Theatre Slates Christmas Play

Nov 25, 2014

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree, Tuesday, December 9 and Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

SAXsational Concert Coming to Bluefield

Nov 7, 2014

If you enjoy jazz and pop standards on saxophone, then you’ll love Rob Verdi’s show. It’s SAXsational!

Prospects Invited to Final Fall Open House

Nov 5, 2014

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending the last of four fall Open House events at Bluefield College, Saturday, November 15.

Students to Show Art in Fall Exhibit

Nov 5, 2014

The works of Bluefield College art and graphic communication students will be on display during a Fall Student Art Show on campus, November 17 through December 5.

Runners Sprint for BC Scholarships

Oct 30, 2014

Nearly 40 runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Seventh Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 27, with Nick Whited of Bluefield, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 18:29.

Reserve Your Seats for Mark Twain, Alive!

Oct 24, 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 Hosts Business Women's Conference

Oct 22, 2014

More than 50 local businesswomen spent the day on the campus of Bluefield College fine-tuning their leadership skills, business etiquette, technology knowledge, and health as part of a BC Professional Business Women’s Conference.

Take Part in Hispanic Awareness Week

Oct 17, 2014

Bluefield College will host its annual Hispanic Awareness Week, October 22-26, featuring films, an open house, and other activities designed to increase awareness of the Latino culture.

Chinese Classes Open to Students, Friends

Oct 13, 2014

The cultural exchange program between Bluefield College and the Jiangsu Second Normal University in China is back for the fifth year in a row, offering lectures and discussions on Chinese history and culture for both BC students and the community.

Modern Pavarotti to Sing at BC

Oct 13, 2014

Pop opera star Fernando Varela, often compared to opera legend Luciano Pavarotti, will perform live in concert at Bluefield College, Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Locals Benefit from BC Mission Camp

Oct 8, 2014

Nearly 400 youth from across the country stormed the campus of Bluefield College for a week in July for more than just a summer retreat. In Bluefield as part of a faith-based community service program called Group Workcamps and partnering with BC on a joint mission to be in service to the ...

Business Women's Conference at BC

Oct 3, 2014

Bluefield College will host a Professional Business Women’s Conference, Friday, October 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., designed to help today’s workingwomen develop their leadership skills, business etiquette, health, and technology knowledge.

Art Show Features Appalachian Trail Photos

Sep 26, 2014

Artist and photographer Kristofer Plona will present “Vistas: Photographs from the Appalachian Trail” during an art exhibit at Bluefield College, now through November 14.

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.

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 ...

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 (Fall '14)

Sep 8, 2014

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

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 a sense 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.