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BC Pact to Provide Mobile Dental Care

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.

Free Healthy Living Workshop at BC

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.

Community Invited to BC Easter Egg Hunt

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.

New Opportunity School Grads Reunite

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.

Submit Works to BC's Bluestone Review

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.

Vendors Invited to Appalachian Festival

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.

Youth Theatre: Alice@Wonderland

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.

Gillespie Brings Plein Air Art Show to BC

Feb 19, 2016

Bluefield College will host an art show now through April 16 featuring the works of Cindy Gillespie.

BC Hosts Women's Christian Conference

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.”

BC Theatre's Dearly Departed Must Go On

Feb 10, 2016

Bluefield College Theatre will present the uproarious Southern comedy Dearly Departed, Thursday through Sunday, February 11-14.

Chapel Renovations Benefit All

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.

Celebrating Black History Month

Feb 5, 2016

Bluefield College students have scheduled a month-long series of activities designed to celebrate Black History Month.

Students Invited to Winter Open House

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.

Local Women Invited to Wellness Seminar

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.

BC to Host Christian Women's Conference

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.

Winter Blast Features Snow Fun and Faith

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.

Students Honor MLK with Service

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.

Fine Arts Classes for Community

Jan 8, 2016

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2016 semester.

BC Launches Business Certificate Program

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.

BC to Host Ski and Worship Weekend

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?

Bennington Brings Nature Art to BC

Dec 11, 2015

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of environmental artist Kevin Bennington, now through February 18.

BC Presents Christmas at Bluefield

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, ...

Christmas Gifts, Party for Local Kids

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.

Community Invited to Christmas at BC (2015)

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.

Students Featured in Fall Art Show

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.

BC to Offer Fall Term Intersession

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 ...

Open House Events for Online Programs

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.

BC to Host Switzer Bassoon Recital

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.

Grammy Winner Mike Farris Coming to BC

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.

BC Opens New Disc Golf Course

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 ...

Homecoming: Alumni, Community Affair

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.

Narcos DEA Agents to Speak at BC and BSC

Oct 16, 2015

More than 16 years before Stephen Murphy played a key role in bringing down the most notorious drug lord of the 20th century, he was a member of the Bluefield, West Virginia, Police Department. In early November 2015, Murphy will return to Bluefield, joining Javier Pena as they discuss their role ...

BC Slates Final Fall Open House Events

Oct 14, 2015

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending at least one of the final fall Open House events at Bluefield College, October 18, and November 14.

BC Theatre to Present Three Musketeers

Oct 13, 2015

Bluefield College Theatre will present the classic adventure The Three Musketeers, Thursday through Sunday, October 22-25.

Community, Alumni Homecoming Auction

Oct 2, 2015

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

BC Honors Local Journalists (2015)

Sep 29, 2015

Bluefield College paid tribute to the work of local journalists during its 16th Annual Media Appreciation Day, September 25, which featured remarks from stroke survivor and Princeton Times editor and general manager Tammie Toler and the presentation of two $1,000 Shott Excellence in Media Awards.

Runners Sprint for BC Scholarships (2015)

Sep 24, 2015

Fifty-six runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Eighth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 19, with Josh Wolfe of Pearisburg, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 20:19.

Tony Nolan Series at BC Postponed

Sep 22, 2015

Bluefield College's Christian Emphasis Week featuring guest speaker Tony Nolan has been postponed due to an unexpected development that will not allow Nolan to come to Bluefield. Originally scheduled for September 23-25, the event will be rescheduled later in the fall. Additional publcity will be ...

BC to Honor Local Journalists (2015)

Sep 17, 2015

Bluefield College will pay tribute to the work of local journalists during its 16th Annual Media Appreciation Day, Friday, September 25 -- an event that will include the presentation of a Shott Excellence in Media Award to an outstanding local journalist and remarks from Princeton Times’ editor ...

Body Language Focus of BC Fall Art Show

Sep 16, 2015

Bluefield College is hosting a fall art show, now through November 12, featuring the works of figurative artist Jordan Lively.

Fall Fine Arts Classes for Community

Sep 3, 2015

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

Kids Explore Science at Bluefield College

Sep 2, 2015

Students on the campus of Bluefield College spent the summer learning about science, but not your typical college student and not through the usual process of instruction.

Runners Invited to Elswick 5K (2015)

Aug 28, 2015

Bluefield College will host its Eighth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 19, 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 ...

BC Offers Unique Sign Language Classes

Aug 20, 2015

Bluefield College will start its second year of instruction in American Sign Language this fall -- a unique series of courses gaining significant praise and popularity on campus and still the only two-year curriculum of college ASL classes being offered in the area.

Community Invited to Join BC Choir

Aug 13, 2015

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its fall 2015 concert and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.

Prospects Invited to Private College Week

Jul 21, 2015

Bluefield College will join 23 other Virginia private colleges in a statewide series of open house events, July 27 through August 1, designed to increase awareness of the quality and affordability of a private college education.

Online Degree Info Sessions

Jul 16, 2015

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.

Summer '15 Fine Arts Community School

Jun 18, 2015

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for summer 2015, and featured on the schedule are two camps, a series of classes, a workshop, and private lessons.

Encouraging Human Service Providers

May 21, 2015

More than 50 local human service providers, who dedicate their lives to the health and welfare of others, had the tables turned on them, Friday, May 15, when Bluefield College hosted the group on campus for a daylong conference designed to support and strengthen their efforts.

Info Sessions for Master's in Nursing

May 20, 2015

Bluefield College’s Board of Trustees recently approved the creation of a new master’s degree program in nursing, and during the months of May and June, the school will host a series of Town Hall Meetings to introduce the new program to the community.