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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 ...

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 (2013)

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.

BC Slates Four Fall Open House Events

Oct 9, 2013

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career or calling, but also their passion in life, by attending at least one of four Fall Open House events at Bluefield College, September 21, October 12, October 25-27 or November 16.

Watercolor Workshop at BC

Oct 9, 2013

Local watercolor art enthusiasts are invited to a Watercolor Workshop at Bluefield College, Saturday, October 26, featuring watercolorist Aislinn Lowry.

Something for Everyone in BC Auction

Oct 7, 2013

Need a vacation or a little outdoor recreation? Interested in entertainment or amusement packages? Want to take advantage of great buys on jewelry, furniture or other quality items, while supporting a good cause?

Homecoming 2013: Fun for All

Oct 1, 2013

It’s not your typical alumni event, not even an occasion just for students. Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2013, Friday through Sunday, October 11-13, is a community affair with something for everyone, including former students, current students, and the community at-large.

Gothard Sisters Bring Folk Music to BC

Sep 27, 2013

Enjoy a little bit of folk music, a touch of Irish dancing, a slice of storytelling, and a taste of classical music when the Gothard Sisters perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.

BC Youth Theatre to Show Peter Pan

Sep 27, 2013

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present J.M. Barrie’s children’s classic “Peter Pan,” Thursday through Sunday, October 10-13.

Women Invited to Business Conference

Sep 24, 2013

Bluefield College will host a Professional Business Women’s Conference, Friday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., designed to help today’s workingwomen develop their leadership, management, technology, and higher education skills.

Football and More in Rams Home Opener

Sep 20, 2013

It’s here…the wait is over…finally…at long last! The home season opener for the Bluefield College Rams football team is set for Saturday, September 21 at 6 p.m. at Mitchell Stadium, and the long-awaited event will feature more than just Rams football against Kentucky Christian University.

BC Slates Christian Emphasis Week (2013)

Sep 19, 2013

Bluefield College will host its 22nd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 25-27, featuring the challenging messages of pastor Clayton King and inspirational music of worship leader Robbie Alderman.

Rams Announce Football Promotionals

Sep 12, 2013

With the Rams' first home game taking place Saturday, September 21 vs. Kentucky Christian, Bluefield College looks forward to welcoming its students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and community members to this year's football games at Mitchell Stadium. Each of Bluefield College's four home ...

Online Degree Info Session in Galax

Sep 12, 2013

Bluefield College will host an information session in Galax, Virginia, Tuesday, September 24, for the purpose of sharing the latest opportunities for online degree completion for residents of southwest Virginia.

Voices Invited to Join BC's Masterworks

Sep 12, 2013

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

BC Fine Arts Classes Open to Community

Sep 9, 2013

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2013 semester.

Make History: Join the BC Stadium Band

Sep 6, 2013

Bluefield College is celebrating the revival of intercollegiate football, back on the BC campus in the fall of 2012 after a 70-year hiatus. And with the return of Rams football comes the advent another new project at BC -- one the school hopes will involve not only students, but also alumni, ...

BC, Blue Mountain Bring Broadway to Bluefield

Aug 30, 2013

Blue Mountain Performing Arts will kick off its 2013-2014 concert series by bringing a bit of Broadway to Bluefield. The award-winning Matt Davenport Productions will present “Back on Broadway” at Bluefield High School, Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. to launch Blue Mountain’s 78th season.

Yeager Art Show Brings Abstract to BC

Aug 30, 2013

Bluefield College will host its first art show of the fall season, featuring the compositions of Raymond Yeager, an artist whose work captures the moments “between seeing and comprehending.”

Free Classes in Chinese Culture, Language

Aug 20, 2013

As part of its ongoing academic and cultural exchange with the Jiangsu Second Normal University, Bluefield College welcomes Professor Xiong “Tina” Ying to campus this fall to teach courses and lead discussions for students and the community.

Runners Invited to Elswick Scholarship 5K (2013)

Aug 14, 2013

Bluefield College will host its Sixth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship Challenge, Saturday, September 7, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K Run/Walk they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades.

Rams, Food City Team up to Battle Hunger

Aug 7, 2013

For the second year in a row, Food City of Bluefield, Virginia, and the Bluefield College Rams football squad are teaming up to battle hunger in the community through a unique Sack the Quarterback campaign that provides much needed food to underprivileged families in the area.

Take the BC Golfers' Challenge

Jul 24, 2013

Looking for a golf challenge -- one with an opportunity to win a car and other great prizes? 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?

BC Partners with Boy Scouts in Service

Jul 18, 2013

When the Boy Scouts of America decided to conduct what is now being called the “biggest service project in America,” members of the Bluefield College family decided it was only natural to get involved.

Governor McDonnell Sets Private College Week

Jul 15, 2013

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed July 29 through August 3 Private College Week in the Commonwealth, and as part of the statewide celebration of private higher education, Bluefield College will host a series of open house assemblies featuring campus tours and valuable information ...

Locals Benefit from BC Mission Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

“For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.” That’s the Biblical mantra from the scriptures of Corinthians that Bluefield College has adopted for its summer 2013 missions and ministry camps, designed to make a meaningful difference in ...

Kids Explore Fine Arts during BC Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

When local secondary school systems aren’t able to fund the fine arts, Bluefield College steps in with its Fine Arts Community School (FACS). When students can’t fit music, art or theatre into their already full schedule of courses, BC’s FACS Summer Fine Arts Camp provides the means.

120 Scouts to Visit BC for Service Project

Jun 27, 2013

Bluefield College is partnering with the Boy Scouts of America to improve the local trail system. As part of the National Scout Jamboree, the college will host 120 Scouts, July 15-19, who will spend five days in the area, building, restoring and improving trails for local hikers, bikers, walkers, ...

BC to Name New Head Football Coach

May 28, 2013

Bluefield College has secured a new head coach to lead its football program and will introduce the new coach to the campus community, media and community at-large during a press conference and reception, Friday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

Summer Fine Arts Camps, Classes

May 23, 2013

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of camps, classes and workshops for summer 2013.

BC Youth Theatre to Present Aladdin

May 9, 2013

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the Disney classic “Aladdin,” Thursday through Sunday, May 23-26.

BC Festival Celebrates Appalachia

Apr 30, 2013

Bluegrass music, arts and crafts, storytelling, homemade cuisine, books and sport demonstrations were just a handful of the items and activities on display when Bluefield College hosted its daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 13.