Articles from category: Community News
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.
Nov 5, 2013
Nearly 100 runners and walkers took part in Bluefield College’s Sixth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, September 7, with Nick Whited of Bluefield, Virginia, earning the overall best time of the day at 17:58.
Oct 18, 2013
Bluefield College Theatre will present the sci-fi comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors, Halloween week, Tuesday, October 29 through Sunday, November 3.
Oct 9, 2013
Prospective college students are invited to explore not only a career or calling, but also their passion in life, by attending at least one of four Fall Open House events at Bluefield College, September 21, October 12, October 25-27 or November 16.
Oct 9, 2013
Local watercolor art enthusiasts are invited to a Watercolor Workshop at Bluefield College, Saturday, October 26, featuring watercolorist Aislinn Lowry.
Oct 7, 2013
Need a vacation or a little outdoor recreation? Interested in entertainment or amusement packages? Want to take advantage of great buys on jewelry, furniture or other quality items, while supporting a good cause?
Oct 1, 2013
It’s not your typical alumni event, not even an occasion just for students. Bluefield College’s Homecoming 2013, Friday through Sunday, October 11-13, is a community affair with something for everyone, including former students, current students, and the community at-large.
Sep 27, 2013
Enjoy a little bit of folk music, a touch of Irish dancing, a slice of storytelling, and a taste of classical music when the Gothard Sisters perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Sep 27, 2013
Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present J.M. Barrie’s children’s classic “Peter Pan,” Thursday through Sunday, October 10-13.
Sep 24, 2013
Bluefield College will host a Professional Business Women’s Conference, Friday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., designed to help today’s workingwomen develop their leadership, management, technology, and higher education skills.
Sep 20, 2013
It’s here…the wait is over…finally…at long last! The home season opener for the Bluefield College Rams football team is set for Saturday, September 21 at 6 p.m. at Mitchell Stadium, and the long-awaited event will feature more than just Rams football against Kentucky Christian University.
Sep 19, 2013
Bluefield College will host its 22nd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 25-27, featuring the challenging messages of pastor Clayton King and inspirational music of worship leader Robbie Alderman.
Sep 12, 2013
With the Rams' first home game taking place Saturday, September 21 vs. Kentucky Christian, Bluefield College looks forward to welcoming its students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and community members to this year's football games at Mitchell Stadium. Each of Bluefield College's four home ...
Sep 12, 2013
Bluefield College will host an information session in Galax, Virginia, Tuesday, September 24, for the purpose of sharing the latest opportunities for online degree completion for residents of southwest Virginia.
Sep 12, 2013
Bluefield College is looking for a few good voices. The college’s Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its fall concert, and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.
Sep 9, 2013
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2013 semester.
Sep 6, 2013
Bluefield College is celebrating the revival of intercollegiate football, back on the BC campus in the fall of 2012 after a 70-year hiatus. And with the return of Rams football comes the advent another new project at BC -- one the school hopes will involve not only students, but also alumni, ...
Aug 30, 2013
Blue Mountain Performing Arts will kick off its 2013-2014 concert series by bringing a bit of Broadway to Bluefield. The award-winning Matt Davenport Productions will present “Back on Broadway” at Bluefield High School, Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. to launch Blue Mountain’s 78th season.
Aug 30, 2013
Bluefield College will host its first art show of the fall season, featuring the compositions of Raymond Yeager, an artist whose work captures the moments “between seeing and comprehending.”
Aug 20, 2013
As part of its ongoing academic and cultural exchange with the Jiangsu Second Normal University, Bluefield College welcomes Professor Xiong “Tina” Ying to campus this fall to teach courses and lead discussions for students and the community.
Aug 14, 2013
Bluefield College will host its Sixth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship Challenge, Saturday, September 7, and when the athletes hit the road for the 5K Run/Walk they’ll be sprinting for more than just awards and accolades.
Aug 7, 2013
For the second year in a row, Food City of Bluefield, Virginia, and the Bluefield College Rams football squad are teaming up to battle hunger in the community through a unique Sack the Quarterback campaign that provides much needed food to underprivileged families in the area.
Jul 24, 2013
Looking for a golf challenge -- one with an opportunity to win a car and other great prizes? Interested in testing your green skills against the area’s best, while at the same time providing valuable scholarship support to student-athletes at Bluefield College?
Jul 18, 2013
When the Boy Scouts of America decided to conduct what is now being called the “biggest service project in America,” members of the Bluefield College family decided it was only natural to get involved.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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.
May 23, 2013
Bluefield College’s Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of camps, classes and workshops for summer 2013.
May 9, 2013
Bluefield College Youth Theatre will present the Disney classic “Aladdin,” Thursday through Sunday, May 23-26.
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.