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Submit Your Works to BC's Bluestone Review (2013)

Feb 1, 2013

Bluefield College invites its students and the local community to get creative and submit works of literature and art to the 20th edition of The Bluestone Review.

Music Showcase for Prospective Students

Feb 1, 2013

Bluefield College will host a Music Showcase, Friday and Saturday, February 15-16, designed to tout the school’s music program to prospective students.

Celebrate Black History with BC

Jan 31, 2013

Bluefield College will celebrate Black History Month with a series of activities in February, including a guest lecture on Wednesday, February 6 from Dr. Felica Wooten Williams, a longtime minister and elder with the United Methodist Church.

Marion Town Hall Meeting on Online Degrees

Jan 28, 2013

Bluefield College will host a Town Hall Meeting in Marion, Virginia, Thursday, February 7 for the purpose of sharing the latest opportunities for online degree completion for residents of southwest Virginia.

New Opportunities for Appalachian Women - 01-13

Jan 24, 2013

Women from Appalachia who haven’thad access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty, shame or some other financial or personal predicament now have hope for a new beginning.

BC Looking for a Few Good Voices

Jan 14, 2013

The 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.

Fine Arts Classes for Community (Spring '13)

Jan 11, 2013

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

BC Online Degree Info Session in Dickenson

Jan 10, 2013

Bluefield College is taking its inSPIRE Online Degree Completion Program to residents of Dickenson County, Virginia. Through an information session at the DickensonCenter for Education and Research, Tuesday, January 29 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the college will share with Dickenson County residents ...

Skiing, Worship Make Up BC Winter Blast

Jan 9, 2013

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

Study Crime on London Trip with BC

Dec 19, 2012

Want to learn more about the history of crime and punishment? In a class that includes a study trip abroad to London, England?

Kaine to Keynote Winter Commencement

Dec 6, 2012

Ninety-six Bluefield College seniors will accept diplomas during the school’s 21st Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 15 at 10 a.m. in Harman Chapel, featuring a keynote address from former Virginia governor and U.S. senator-elect Tim Kaine.

BC, Churches Present Christmas at Bluefield

Dec 6, 2012

More than 130 singers from three Bluefield College voice ensembles and six local church choirs, along with 25 instrumentalists in BC’s Community Orchestra combined to perform the season’s most “amazing,” “moving” and “inspiring” Christmas production, December 1 and 3.

Youth Theatre to Present 'Christmas Pageant'

Nov 30, 2012

Bluefield College’s Youth Theatre, featuring children actors from the community, will present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Tuesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 13.

Art Show Invites Viewers to 'Reflect'

Nov 30, 2012

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the “Reflections” of artist Alli Forlines, December 7 through February 21 in the school’s Art Gallery in Lansdell Hall.

Pop Singer to Bring 'Sweet' Music to BC

Nov 20, 2012

“You're sweet, like I can’t deny,” are the opening lyrics of Steve Moakler’s first full-length album, “All the Faint Lights.” Those same words can be spoken about the music that this Pittsburgh native has been making for the past five years, the same music he’ll be bringing to ...

Community Invited to Christmas at Bluefield

Nov 20, 2012

Bluefield College will host a Christmas music and drama extravaganza, entitled “Christmas at Bluefield: The Word Became Flesh,” two separate evenings, Saturday, December 1 and Monday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

BC Slates First Christmas Concert

Nov 20, 2012

Bluefield College will host a Christmas musical smorgasbord featuring its Concert Band, Jazz Band and Praise Singers, Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Floyd Cramer Legacy Concert Coming to BC

Nov 6, 2012

Pianist Jason Coleman is keeping music in the family. The grandson of the legendary Floyd Cramer, Coleman learned from the best, and he will bring his legacy show, a tribute to his late grandfather, one of the greatest pianists of all time, to Bluefield College, Saturday, November 10 at 7 p.m. in ...

BC to Honor Veterans during Football Game

Nov 6, 2012

Bluefield College and Cole Chevrolet are partnering to recognize the commitment and sacrifice of the men and women who have served our country in military duty.

Orchestra, Variations Concert Rescheduled

Oct 31, 2012

Bluefield College’s fall choral and instrumental music concert featuring its select voice ensemble Variations and its campus/community Orchestra has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Jeb Bush Lecture Postponed

Oct 29, 2012

The Shott Lecture Series featuring former Florida governor Jeb Bush, scheduled for October 30 at Bluefield College, has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather across the region.

Dr. Merritt to Share Poetry with Community

Oct 25, 2012

Bluefield College professor and author Dr. Rob Merritt will offer a reading of poetry and discussion from his book, “The Language of Longing,” Tuesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. at the Bluefield Branch of the Tazewell County Public Library.

The City Harmonic Coming to BC

Oct 25, 2012

Contemporary Christian music’s hottest new band of 2011, The City Harmonic, is bringing its award-winning infectious music to Bluefield College, Thursday, November 8.

Watercolorist Exhibits Art at BC

Oct 25, 2012

The works of watercolorist Aislinn Lowry are on exhibit at Bluefield College in an art show titled “Photo Synthesis,” now through November 15 in BC’s Art Gallery on the first floor of Lansdell Hall.

Prospective Students Invited to Open House

Oct 24, 2012

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career or calling, but also their passion in life, by attending a Fall Open House at Bluefield College, Saturday, November 3.

Homecoming: We've Got a Seat for You

Oct 12, 2012

It’s not your typical alumni event, not even an occasion just for students. Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2012, Friday through Sunday, October 26-28, is a community affair with something for everyone, including former students, current students, and the community at-large.

Visiting Professor Teaches Chinese Culture

Oct 11, 2012

As part of its ongoing academic and cultural exchange with the Jiangsu Second Normal University in China, Bluefield College welcomed Professor Zhang Jianjun to campus this fall to teach courses and lead discussions for students and the community.

BC Theatre to Present 'Big River'

Oct 5, 2012

Bluefield College Theatre will present will present the Tony Award-winning musical “Big River,” Tuesday through Sunday, October 23-28.

Broadway Coming to Bluefield College

Sep 27, 2012

The only thing better than spending an evening at a current Broadway show is spending an evening with all of them, and now you can when Bluefield College hosts Broadway Today, Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Open Houses Set for Prospective Students

Sep 26, 2012

What’s your passion? Whether it is to perform, compete, learn, lead, worship, serve, or simply belong, you can find your passion, nurture it, even live it at Bluefield College.

Community Invited to Fine Arts Classes

Sep 25, 2012

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2012 semester.

67 Sprint for Elswick Scholarships

Sep 20, 2012

Sixty-one runners and another six walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Fifth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 15, racing for more than just prizes and recognition.

BC Slates Christian Emphasis Week 2012

Sep 19, 2012

Bluefield College will host its 21st Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 26-28, featuring the nationally renowned ministry of youth evangelist Tony Nolan.

Greek God of Guitar Pavlo Coming to BC

Aug 22, 2012

Dynamic composer, guitarist and singer Pavlo will bring his award-winning unique style of “Mediterranean music” to the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, September 4.

Fans Invited to Adopt a Ram Football Player

Aug 18, 2012

Just days remain before Bluefield College kicks off its 2012 football season -- the school’s first in more than 70 years. Alumni and community involvement in the revival of the sport on the BC campus has been tremendous to date, but now BC leaders are calling on fans to get even more involved ...

BC to Host 5K Run for Elswick Scholarship

Aug 14, 2012

Bluefield College will host its Fifth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship Challenge, Saturday, September 15, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K run they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades. They’ll be running for scholarships and to preserve the memory of a ...

Bellarive Coffeehouse Keys BC Welcome Week

Aug 13, 2012

When Bluefield College students return to campus for the fall 2012 semester, they’ll do so with a host of Welcome Week activities planned to celebrate the start of a new academic year, including a Coffeehouse concert with contemporary Christian music band Bellarive.

Football Promo Night with the Blue Jays

Aug 13, 2012

Bluefield College will host a football promotional night with the Bluefield Blue Jays, Monday, August 20, featuring an introduction to the community of the first football players at BC since 1941.

Governor McDonnell Sets Private College Week (2012)

Jul 18, 2012

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed July 30 through August 4 Private College Week in the Commonwealth.

BC Camp Offers Fine Arts for Kids

Jul 10, 2012

Music, art and theatre are the topics of interest on the campus of Bluefield College this summer, but not for the typical college student. Kids, ages four to 13, were exploring the subjects during BC’s summer Fine Arts Camp, July 9-13.

Kids Learn Math and Science at BC

Jun 27, 2012

Kids love bugs and frogs, getting outdoors and blowing up things, and Bluefield College is using those interests to teach local youth the marvels of math and science through a summer Math-Science Camp, June 25-29.

Summer Fine Arts Camps Set at BC

May 23, 2012

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of camps, workshops and classes for the summer of 2012.

BC Youth Theatre Presents 'Jungle Book'

May 9, 2012

Bluefield College’s Youth Theatre, featuring children actors from the community, will present the classic Disney musical “The Jungle Book,” May 24, 26 and 27, in BC’s Harman Chapel Auditorium.

BC Spends Year Celebrating Appalachia

Apr 25, 2012

Bluefield College celebrated the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia during a yearlong series of events titled "A Celebration of Appalachia."

Wingard Brings Pastel Portraits to BC

Apr 20, 2012

Bluefield College will host an art exhibit by pastel artist Troy Wingard, April 27 through August 9 in the Bluefield College Art Gallery, first floor of Lansdell Hall.

Concert to Feature Sacred Choral Music

Apr 17, 2012

Bluefield College will host a "Celebration of Sacred American Choral Music," Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. in Harman Chapel, featuring three of the school's student voice ensembles from the Department of Music.

Students to Celebrate 34th Mud Pig Day

Apr 17, 2012

A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Unique competitions. Mouth-watering food. And, tons of games and other fun. Ask any Bluefield College student what all of these things have in common, and they won’t hesitate to tell you about one of BC’s most beloved traditions -- Mud Pig Day.

BC Plans Instrumental Music Concert

Apr 13, 2012

Bluefield College will host an Instrumental Music Concert, featuring the school's Concert Band, Community Orchestra, and Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

BC Theatre to Present 'Mountain Jack'

Apr 12, 2012

Bluefield College Theatre will present a celebration of Appalachian storytelling, music and dance in an outdoor drama titled "Mountain Jack," Thursday through Sunday, April 19-22.

BC to Host Chick-fil-A Leadercast

Apr 12, 2012

CNN's Soledad O'Brien, the NFL's Tim Tebow, leadership expert John Maxwell, college football's Urban Meyer and other internationally known leaders and speakers are coming to Bluefield College, Friday, May 4, by way of broadcast technology and the Chick-fil-A Leadercast program.