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Governor McDonnell Sets Private College Week

Jul 15, 2013

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed July 29 through August 3 Private College Week in the Commonwealth, and as part of the statewide celebration of private higher education, Bluefield College will host a series of open house assemblies featuring campus tours and valuable information ...

Locals Benefit from BC Mission Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

“For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.” That’s the Biblical mantra from the scriptures of Corinthians that Bluefield College has adopted for its summer 2013 missions and ministry camps, designed to make a meaningful difference in ...

Kids Explore Fine Arts during BC Camp (2013)

Jul 11, 2013

When local secondary school systems aren’t able to fund the fine arts, Bluefield College steps in with its Fine Arts Community School (FACS). When students can’t fit music, art or theatre into their already full schedule of courses, BC’s FACS Summer Fine Arts Camp provides the means.

120 Scouts to Visit BC for Service Project

Jun 27, 2013

Bluefield College is partnering with the Boy Scouts of America to improve the local trail system. As part of the National Scout Jamboree, the college will host 120 Scouts, July 15-19, who will spend five days in the area, building, restoring and improving trails for local hikers, bikers, walkers, ...

BC to Name New Head Football Coach

May 28, 2013

Bluefield College has secured a new head coach to lead its football program and will introduce the new coach to the campus community, media and community at-large during a press conference and reception, Friday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

Summer Fine Arts Camps, Classes

May 23, 2013

Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of camps, classes and workshops for summer 2013.

BC Youth Theatre to Present Aladdin

May 9, 2013

Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the Disney classic “Aladdin,” Thursday through Sunday, May 23-26.

BC Festival Celebrates Appalachia

Apr 30, 2013

Bluegrass music, arts and crafts, storytelling, homemade cuisine, books and sport demonstrations were just a handful of the items and activities on display when Bluefield College hosted its daylong Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 13.

New Generation Classical Concert

Apr 26, 2013

New generation classical music ensemble A Far Cry will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Saturday, May 4.

Korean Children's Choir Coming to BC

Apr 19, 2013

The world-renowned Korean Children’s Choir will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Monday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Live Broadcast of Jeb Bush Lecture at BC

Apr 15, 2013

Two-term Florida governor Jeb Bush will speak at 11:00 a.m. inside Bluefield College’s Dome Gymnasium, Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. with the event being broadcast live online at

Students to Unveil 20th Bluestone

Apr 15, 2013

Bluefield College will release its 20th edition of the Bluestone Review during a public reading and reception, Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m.

John Mark McMillan Headlines Mud Pig Day

Apr 15, 2013

A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Unique competitions. Contemporary Christian music. 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 Theatre to Present 'Hatfield and McCoy'

Apr 15, 2013

Bluefield College Theatre will present “Hatfield and McCoy,” a play about a historical family feud that parallels the story of Romeo and Juliet, Thursday through Sunday, April 18-21.

Legendary Bluegrass Artist Coming to BC

Apr 5, 2013

Legendary bluegrass musician Wayne Henderson will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Family Fun in BC Appalachian Festival

Mar 29, 2013

Bluefield College is celebrating the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia with a series of lectures, music, theatre and exhibits in April 2013, including a daylong Appalachian Festival with bluegrass music, artisan and food merchants, storytelling, art shows, book sales and ...

BC Music Department Plans Evening of Opera

Mar 29, 2013

Bluefield College will host an evening of opera featuring its Opera Theatre Ensemble,Thursday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

BC Slates Three Spring Music Concerts

Mar 29, 2013

Bluefield College will host three spring music concerts, featuring three of its voiceensembles, three of its instrumental groups, a mix of its theatre faculty, and an appearance by Ruth Graham, Thursday, April 11, Sunday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 16, all open and free to the community.

Faculty Recital to Feature Trumpet, Harp

Mar 20, 2013

Bluefield College will host a music faculty recital, featuring instrumental professors Dr. Charles Priest on trumpet and Colleen Potter Thorburn on harp, Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

College-Community Choir to Perform 'Messiah'

Mar 20, 2013

Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale -- a large vocal ensemble comprised of voices from both the college and the community -- will present Handel’s “Messiah,” Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Manhattan Piano Trio Coming to BC

Mar 19, 2013

The creative, exciting, dynamic Manhattan Piano Trio will perform live in concert at Bluefield College, Saturday, March 23.

Prospects Invited to Spring Open House

Mar 12, 2013

Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career or calling, but also their passion in life, by attending a Spring Open House at Bluefield College, Saturday, March 23.

Select Student Choir to Present Requiem

Mar 8, 2013

Bluefield College’s select student voice ensemble, Variations, will perform John Rutter’s Requiem, Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Air Force Jazz Concert Postponed

Mar 8, 2013

The United States Air Force’s Rhythm In Blue Jazz Ensemble concert scheduled for Monday, March 18 at Bluefield College has been postponed.

Shroyers Showcase Art at BC

Feb 19, 2013

Bluefield College will host an art show featuring the works of Walter Shroyer and Linda Weatherly Shroyer, beginning February 22 and concluding with a reception honoring the artists on April 13.

Prospects Invited to Winter Open House (02-15)

Feb 14, 2013

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

Apply Now for New Opportunity School (2013)

Feb 13, 2013

Bluefield College is accepting applications for its May 2013 session of the New Opportunity School for Women.

Brass 5 to Bring Big Band Music to BC

Feb 13, 2013

One of the region’s most prolific instrumental ensembles will bring one of America’s most popular music eras to the stage when Brass 5 performs big band music live in concert at Bluefield College, Tuesday, February 26.

'Charlie Brown' Canceled, New Dates Added

Feb 3, 2013

BC Theatre's Sunday, February 3 presentation of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" has been canceled due to inclement weather. Additional performances have been scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, February 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

Music Showcase for Prospective Students (2013)

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.

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.

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.

Community Invited to Christmas at Bluefield (2012)

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.

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 ...

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.