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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.

BC Plans Eva Easley Quilt Dedication

Apr 6, 2012

As part of its yearlong "Celebration of Appalachia," Bluefield College will honor the service and contributions of a longtime supporter of the school, the late Eva Easley, by dedicating an Appalachian quilt in her name during a ceremony on campus, Friday, April 20.

BC to Bring the World to Students

Apr 4, 2012

Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, films, discussions and other activities designed to increase global cultural awareness and to "bring the world to BC students and the community."

Music, Art, Crafts in Appalachian Festival

Mar 29, 2012

As part of its yearlong "Celebration of Appalachia," Bluefield College will host a daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 14, featuring craft demonstrations, art exhibits and sales, Appalachian music and dancing, storytelling, workshops, and book signings and sales.

Art Students Plan Spring Show

Mar 28, 2012

The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, April 16-26.

Masterworks Slates Spring Concert

Mar 27, 2012

Bluefield College's Masterworks Chorale will present "A Celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber," Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Panel to Address Appalachian Issues

Mar 27, 2012

Poverty. Crime. Substance Abuse. These and other problems in Appalachia will be the topics of discussion during an expert panel discussion at Bluefield College, Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m.

'The Afters' Live in Concert at BC

Mar 27, 2012

Order your tickets online today for The Afters, live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Thursday, April 26.

Prospects Invited to Spring Open House: 2012

Mar 23, 2012

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career or calling, but also their passion in life, beginning with a Spring Open House at Bluefield College, Friday, April 13, starting with registration at 9:30 a.m. in Shott Hall.

Author of 'Mama's Shoes' to Speak at BC

Mar 15, 2012

Award-winning author Rebecca Elswick, creator of the book "Mama's Shoes," will speak on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, March 20 as part of the school's yearlong "Celebration of Appalachia."

BC Music Launches Spring Tour

Mar 2, 2012

Bluefield College is taking its talented music students on the road.

Lecture Series Celebrates Appalachia

Feb 21, 2012

Bluefield College continues to celebrate the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia with its yearlong series of events titled "A Celebration of Appalachia."

Prospects Invited to Winter Open House 02-12

Feb 17, 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.

BC Theatre Presents 'Barefoot in the Park'

Feb 16, 2012

Bluefield College Theatre will present Neil Simon's classic romantic comedy "Barefoot in the Park," Thursday through Sunday, February 23-26.

Be the Author of BC's New Fight Song

Feb 15, 2012

Bluefield College is searching for an official fight song, and you can be the author.

'Thinking Like a Mountain' Art Exhibit at BC

Feb 10, 2012

Bluefield College will present "Thinking Like a Mountain: Creative Expressions of Concern for the Appalachian Mountains," an art exhibit by regional painters, poets and songwriters, February 17 through April 14.

BC Slates Richmond Golf Tournament

Feb 10, 2012

Bluefield College will host its Second Annual Greater Richmond Golf Tournament, Monday, April 23 at Stonehenge Golf and Country Club, 1000 Farnham Drive, Richmond, Virginia.

Submit Your Works to BC's Bluestone Review (2012)

Feb 6, 2012

The Bluestone Review, the literary magazine published annually by Bluefield College students, is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2012 edition.

BC Slates New Nursing Classes

Feb 6, 2012

Bluefield College will launch a new session of study in its brand new nursing program, March 5, 2012.

Prospects Invited to Fine Arts Showcase

Feb 3, 2012

Bluefield College will host a Fine Arts Showcase, Friday and Saturday, February 17-18, designed to tout the school's art, music and theatre programs to prospective students.

'Style Your Sole' with BC Students

Jan 27, 2012

Bluefield College students are on a mission to help provide new shoes to underprivileged kids who need them. During a "Style Your Sole" party, Thursday, February 9, BC students will come together to decorate TOMS Shoes for needy kids.

Chinese Professor Offers Classes at BC

Jan 18, 2012

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

Voices Invited to Join BC's Masterworks (2012)

Jan 17, 2012

Bluefield College is looking for a few good voices. 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.

BC Kicks off Spring Coffeehouse Series

Jan 12, 2012

Bluefield College will launch its Spring Coffeehouse Series with the enchanting and emerging worship music of All Sons and Daughters, Wednesday, January 25.

Fine Arts Community School Sets Spring Classes

Jan 12, 2012

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

Students Rally for MLK Day of Service (2012)

Jan 6, 2012

Part of the Bluefield College mission is to be a Christ-centered college "in service to God and the community." Students, faculty and staff will live out that mission with a day of service, Monday, January 16, a tribute to the legacy of service of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ralph Sampson to Speak for BC Scholarships

Jan 5, 2012

Few, if any, basketball players have achieved the success of Ralph Sampson. The 7'4" phenomenon won three NCAA Player of the Year awards, an NBA Rookie of the Year honor, and three NBA All-Star selections.

Archer Brings History to Newspaper Exhibit

Dec 14, 2011

As part of its yearlong "Celebration of Appalachia," Bluefield College will present "Appalachian News," a unique exhibit offering glimpses of history through front page newspaper articles and images.

Don't Miss BC's Ski and Worship Weekend

Dec 13, 2011

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

'A Christmas Carol' Coming to BC

Dec 1, 2011

Bluefield College's Youth Theatre will present Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas classic, "A Christmas Carol," Tuesday, December 13 and Thursday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.

'Christmas at Bluefield' Features Six Music Groups

Nov 18, 2011

Bluefield College will host a Christmas music and drama extravaganza, entitled "Christmas at Bluefield," Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Masterworks Presents Appalachian Christmas

Nov 16, 2011

Bluefield College's Masterworks Chorale will present holiday music about Appalachia, written by composers from Appalachia in a program titled "Christmas in Appalachia," Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m.

McKnight to Bring Folk Music to BC

Nov 11, 2011

Singing songs about rural Virginians and their struggles, award-winning folk and blues musician Andrew McKnight will perform live on the campus of Bluefield College, Saturday, November 19, accompanied by the nitty gritty folk band Beyond Borders.

Opera Theatre to Honor Appalachia

Nov 8, 2011

Bluefield College's Opera Theatre Ensemble will present "Scenes from Appalachia," Friday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

College to Host Instrumental Music Concert

Oct 27, 2011

The Bluefield College Department of Music will host a Fall Instrumental Music Concert, Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel, featuring the school's Concert Band, Community Orchestra, and Jazz Ensemble.

BC Exhibit Pays Tribute to Country Music Legends

Oct 25, 2011

Southwest Virginians have an ear for music, and the "Crooked Road Royalty" photo and film exhibit at Bluefield College showcases and pays tribute to the long history of picking and singing in the Appalachian Mountains.

Noted Country Singer Coming to BC

Oct 19, 2011

Grammy Award-winning country music singer Billy Dean will perform live on the campus of Bluefield College, Thursday, November 3.

Homeschool Students Invited to BC Open House

Oct 14, 2011

Bluefield College will host an Open House event designed specifically for homeschool students and their families, Friday, October 21.

Virginia Baptist Choir Coming to Bluefield

Oct 7, 2011

Bluefield College is proud to help present to the Greater Bluefield community the Virginia Baptist Women's Chorale

Prospective Students Invited to BC Open House - Fall '11

Oct 6, 2011

Prospective college students are invited to discover and explore their passion with a visit to Bluefield College's Fall Open House, October 10.

'Glass Castle' Author to Speak at BC

Oct 6, 2011

Bluefield College is celebrating Appalachia with best-selling author and journalist Jeannette Walls, whose road to success began in McDowell County, West Virginia.

BC Offers Classes in Chinese Culture, Language

Oct 4, 2011

Study and instruction in Chinese culture, history and language is available to the Bluefield College community and the community at-large.

Homecoming 2011: Now and Then

Sep 30, 2011

It's not your typical alumni event, not even an occasion just for students. Bluefield College's Homecoming 2011, October 13-16, is a community affair.

BC Theatre to Present 'Quilters'

Sep 29, 2011

Bluefield College Theatre will present life on the American frontier from the perspective of the mothers, wives and daughters who called the land their home in the drama "Quilters," Friday through Monday, October 14-17.