Articles from category: Community News
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Oct 13, 2015
Bluefield College Theatre will present the classic adventure The Three Musketeers, Thursday through Sunday, October 22-25.
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?
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 16, 2015
Bluefield College is hosting a fall art show, now through November 12, featuring the works of figurative artist Jordan Lively.
Sep 3, 2015
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2015 semester.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 14, 2015
Bluefield College will host a human services conference, Friday, May 15 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 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.
May 8, 2015
Bluefield College will host a summer art exhibit, now through August 21, featuring the photography of Brian Charles.
May 6, 2015
The Gospel music band The Browders will perform live in concert, Sunday, May 10 at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Bluefield, Virginia.
May 6, 2015
Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the Disney musical The Little Mermaid, Jr., Thursday, May 21 through Sunday, May 24.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 10, 2015
Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College is accepting enrollment for its spring production of the Disney musical The Little Mermaid, Jr.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Mar 30, 2015
Bluefield College will host its annual Celebration of Appalachia, culminating, as always, with the traditional daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 11.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 27, 2015
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2015 semester.
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.
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.”
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?