Articles from category: Community News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb 19, 2016
Bluefield College will host an art show now through April 16 featuring the works of Cindy Gillespie.
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.”
Feb 10, 2016
Bluefield College Theatre will present the uproarious Southern comedy Dearly Departed, Thursday through Sunday, February 11-14.
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.
Feb 5, 2016
Bluefield College students have scheduled a month-long series of activities designed to celebrate Black History Month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 8, 2016
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2016 semester.
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.
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?
Dec 11, 2015
Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of environmental artist Kevin Bennington, now through February 18.
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, ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.