Articles from category: Community News
Aug 15, 2014
Women from Appalachia who haven’t had access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty, shame or some other financial or personal predicament often feel a sense of hopelessness about the future.
Aug 1, 2014
Kids love bugs and frogs, getting outdoors and blowing up things, and Bluefield College used those interests to teach local youth the marvels of math and science through a summer Math-Science Camp, June 23-26.
Jul 18, 2014
For the seventh year in a row, Bluefield College hosted its Summer Fine Arts Camp, July 14-18, for local kids, ages four to 13.
Jul 17, 2014
Bluefield College will join 23 other Virginia private colleges in a statewide series of open house events, July 28 through August 2, designed to increase awareness of the quality and affordability of a private college education.
Jun 18, 2014
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 3, 2014
Bluefield College will host a one-week summer writing camp, Monday through Friday, June 16-20, for students in grades three through 12.
May 27, 2014
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for summer 2014 and featured on the schedule are three camps, three workshops, one class, and private lessons.
May 16, 2014
Eight harpists representing southwestern Virginia and southern West Virginia will participate in Bluefield Harp Day, a one-day harp event hosted by Bluefield College on Saturday, May 24, and the first of its kind to be held in the Bluefield area.
May 8, 2014
Women from Appalachia who haven’t had 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.
May 5, 2014
The Bluefield Youth Theatre at Bluefield College will present Mulan, Thursday through Sunday, May 15-18.
Apr 29, 2014
Bluefield College unveiled the 21st edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 10.
Apr 28, 2014
Bluefield College will host a human services conference, Friday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 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.
Apr 18, 2014
Sultry vocals and guitar wizardry, combined into creative arrangements of jazz, pop and rock. Together, they make the Jennifer Kirkland and Bert Carlson Quintet, an unforgettable musical experience, live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Apr 18, 2014
Bluefield College will host an art exhibit titled “Across the Surface,” April 28 through August 22, featuring the works of Katherine Shortridge.
Apr 15, 2014
As part of its annual "Celebration of Appalachia," Bluefield College hosted its Third Annual Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 12, featuring bluegrass music, artisan and food merchants, book sales and signings, art exhibits, and a host of other family fun.
Apr 15, 2014
A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Inflatable games. Unique competitions. Contemporary Christian music. And, tons of recreation, relaxation and otherfun. 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 ...
Apr 14, 2014
With a musical message of non-conformity and being faithful to God’s calling, award-winning contemporary Christian band Cloverton will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
Apr 3, 2014
The Bluefield College Department of Music will host its annual Spring Choral Concert, Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel, spotlighting three of the school’s voice ensembles: Variations, Praise Singers, and Bluefield Singers.
Apr 3, 2014
Bluefield College will unveil the 21st edition of its Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m.
Mar 31, 2014
Bluefield College will host its annual Spring Instrumental Music Concert, featuring performances by its Concert Band and Jazz Band, Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.
Mar 31, 2014
Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale, featuring dozens of voices from both the college and the community, will perform its annual spring concert, Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.
Mar 28, 2014
Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, presentations, workshops, readings, films and concerts, Monday, March 31 through Saturday, April 5, designed to increase global cultural awareness and to “bring the world to BC students and the community.”
Mar 28, 2014
The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, April 11-24.
Mar 26, 2014
Bluefield College Theatre's production of Cotton Patch Gospel, April 6-9, has been postponed due to circumstances beyond control. We apologize for the late notice and any inconvenience this may have caused our theatre followers. Please stay connected to bluefield.edu for a make-up date.
Mar 21, 2014
Harpist Colleen Potter Thorburn will present a faculty recital entitled “Twentieth-Century Harp Showpieces” on Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Bluefield College’s Harman Chapel.
Mar 20, 2014
Blue Mountain Performing Arts will present its first spring event of the 2013-2014 season with a concert by West Virginia’s premier performing arts organization, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Bluefield High School.
Mar 14, 2014
Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career, but also their calling by attending at least one of five Winter and Spring Open House events at Bluefield College, February 21, February 22, March 26, April 5 and April 13-14.
Mar 13, 2014
Bluefield College Theatre will present the delightful romantic comedy, Almost, Maine, Friday and Saturday, March 21-22.
Mar 6, 2014
Bluefield College is taking its music show on the road. The talented singers in BC’s select student voice ensembles, Variations and Praise Singers, will begin a five day tour across Virginia, March 13-17, featuring performances at six Virginia Baptist churches.
Feb 28, 2014
Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the classic C.S. Lewis fantasy The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16.
Feb 25, 2014
The Bluefield College Rams Booster Club, in conjunction with the Rams and Lady Rams basketball teams, will host a free kids basketball clinic for all ages, Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Dome Gymnasium.
Feb 18, 2014
A community united together, sharing its hopes and dreams, connected to and supporting one another. That’s the theme of “Bluefield Rising Together,” a public art project for and about the Greater Bluefield community on the campus of Bluefield College, March 16 through April 11, and featuring ...
Feb 12, 2014
The opening night of Bluefield College Theatre’s presentation of Tennessee Williams’ classic of the American stage, The Glass Menagerie, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 13 has been moved to Saturday, February 15 due to the region’s winter storm, which closed the college February ...
Jan 31, 2014
Bluefield College Theatre will present Tennessee Williams’ classic of the American stage, The Glass Menagerie, Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, February 16.
Jan 30, 2014
Bluefield College invites BC students and members of the community to submit works to the 21st edition of The Bluestone Review.
Jan 24, 2014
Service: it’s a way of life at Bluefield College, a time-honored core value, a part of the school’s mission statement, and integrated heavily into students’ overall academic experience.
Jan 17, 2014
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the spring 2014 semester.
Jan 15, 2014
Bluefield 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.
Jan 6, 2014
Bluefield College will present a music recital of horn and harp music, Tuesday, January 14, featuring harpist Colleen Potter Thorburn and horn player Emily Boyer.
Dec 19, 2013
Bluefield College recently hosted its 12th Annual Golfers’ Challenge at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia, and local golf enthusiasts who participated and supported the project helped the school bring in $42,296 for student-athletes.
Dec 13, 2013
Bluefield College will begin its second-ever semester for its master of arts in education (MAEd) program on January 13, 2014. Registration for the spring ‘14 term is running now through the first day of classes, but as leaders in the School of Education prepare for the new term, they do so with ...
Dec 11, 2013
What do skiing, snowboarding, tubing, rock-climbing, dodge-ball, concerts, worship, and life on a college campus all have in common?
Dec 5, 2013
Bluefield College will host a winter art show featuring the mixed media collages of artist and graphic designer Len Davis.
Nov 26, 2013
Bluefield College will host its second Christmas concert of the season, a Christmas music and drama celebration, entitled “Christmas at Bluefield: Amahl and the Night Visitors,” Friday and Saturday, December 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. each night in Harman Chapel.
Nov 21, 2013
Local boy, turned gifted flugelhorn and trumpet player David Wells will bring his restful, relaxing, jazzy instrumental music to a Bluefield College coffeehouse, Thursday, December 5 at 7 p.m. Open and free to the public, the show will take place inside BC’s Quick Shott Café in Shott Hall.
Nov 14, 2013
Businesswomen from across southwest Virginia recently spent a day in on the campus of Bluefield College improving their leadership, management, technology, and higher education skills.
Nov 13, 2013
Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will present its annual Christmas concert, Sunday, November 24 at 3 p.m., featuring “A Ceremony of Carols” for chorus and harp to celebrate the Advent season.
Nov 8, 2013
Bluefield College will host its Fall Instrumental Music Concert, featuring the school’s Concert Band, Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.
Nov 8, 2013
The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, November 15 through December 5.
Nov 7, 2013
Award-winning violin duo Marcolivia will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.