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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.

Free Flu Shots Available at BC

Sep 28, 2011

Free flu shots will be offered at Bluefield College, October 11-12, thanks to the generosity of Princeton Community Hospital.

Group 1 Crew Headlines BC Concert

Sep 23, 2011

Group 1 Crew, Shonlock and Rachael Lampa are coming to Bluefield College as part of the "Outta Space Love Tour."

BC Fine Arts Classes Open to Community (Fall 2011)

Sep 19, 2011

Bluefield College's Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for the fall 2011 semester.

Record Numbers Run in BC's Elswick 5K

Sep 16, 2011

A misty morning fog greeted the 89 participants of Bluefield College's Fourth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 10.

'American Spirit' Show Features BC's Variations

Sep 13, 2011

To honor a pivotal moment in American history, the 10th anniversary of the world-changing events of 9-11, Blue Mountain Performing Arts will present "American Spirit," Monday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Bluefield High School.

BC Art Show to Feature Landscapes

Sep 9, 2011

Bluefield College is hosting an art exhibit, now through November 4, featuring the works of award-winning landscape artist Charlie Agnew.

Duremdes Week to Challenge, Inspire

Sep 8, 2011

Bluefield College will host its annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 28-30, featuring the nationally renowned ministry of Generation Next evangelist David Nasser and the uplifting music of Dana Jorgensen.

BC Revives Football in Pocahontas

Sep 1, 2011

Bluefield College brought its football program out of dormancy after 70 years, and now the school is taking the team to the Town of Pocahontas for an intra-squad scrimmage game, Saturday, September 10 at noon.

BC to Host Soccer Camp for Toddlers

Aug 30, 2011

Want to get your child involved in soccer at a very young age? Looking for a fundamental soccer camp designed specifically for the early learner?

Community Singers Invited to Join BC Choir (2011)

Aug 24, 2011

Bluefield College is looking for a few good voices. The college's Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its Christmas choral presentation, and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.

Runners Invited to Elswick Scholarship 5K (2011)

Aug 19, 2011

Bluefield College will host its Fourth Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship Challenge 5K Run, Saturday, September 10.

Bellarive to Play BC Coffeehouse

Aug 15, 2011

Bluefield College will launch its Fall Coffeehouse Series with the energetic, contagious worship music of the rising contemporary Christian band Bellarive, Friday, September 9.

Take the BC Golfers' Challenge 2011

Jul 19, 2011

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?

P. Buckley Moss Paints Harman Chapel

Jul 17, 2011

Print available for sale by mail now. Autographed prints for sale on May 21.

Kids Explore Fine Arts during BC Camp (2011)

Jul 15, 2011

Music, art and theatre were the topics of interest on the campus of Bluefield College, July 11-15, but not for the typical college student. Kids, ages four to 13, were exploring the subjects during BC's summer Fine Arts Camp.

Gov. McDonnell Declares Private College Week (2011)

Jul 13, 2011

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed July 25-30 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.

Local Kids Explore Science at BC

Jun 16, 2011

It's not often kids ages 10-13 study botany and biochemistry or analyze Lepidoptera and micro invertebrates, but that's exactly what kids that age did during Bluefield College's summer Adventure Biology Camp, June 13-17.

Final Summer School Classes Set

Jun 15, 2011

The college has released its schedule of courses for five terms of Summer School, including two sessions of online classes.

BC to Host Richmond Golf Tournament

May 27, 2011

Bluefield College will host its First Annual Greater Richmond Golf Tournament, Monday, June 27 at Stonehenge Golf and Country Club in Richmond.

BC Youth Theatre Presents King Arthur

May 19, 2011

Bluefield College's Youth Theatre will present an original production entitled "Arthur at Merlin's King Academy," Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12.

BC Hosts High School Speech Contest

May 18, 2011

Local high school students recently competed for thousands of dollars in scholarship funds during Bluefield College's Second Annual High School Speech Contest, featuring a keynote address from international feature writer and BC alumna Brandy Campbell.

Summer Community Fine Arts Classes Set

May 6, 2011

BC's Fine Arts Community School has released its schedule of courses for summer 2011.

Community Invited to BC Watercolor Exhibit

May 5, 2011

The college will present an art exhibit featuring the watercolors of regional artist Aili Wang, May 9-August 2.

Dakota Green to Headline BC Coffeehouse

Apr 13, 2011

Rising contemporary Christian music star Dakota Green will be the featured artist for a Bluefield College Coffeehouse, Friday, April 29

BC to Present Opera Theatre

Apr 13, 2011

BC's Opera Theatre Ensemble will present a program of scenes from several major operas, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Concert to Feature Three BC Music Groups

Apr 8, 2011

Three BC music ensembles comprised of voices and instrumentalists from both the campus and community will join in presenting Johannes Brahms' "Requiem," Tuesday, April 19.

BC Students Featured in Two Spring Art Exhibits

Apr 8, 2011

The works of Bluefield College art students will be featured during two local art shows, April 18-29 and April 18-28.

Juniors Invited to BC Open House

Apr 7, 2011

High school juniors already considering where they might attend college are invited to a BC Junior Open House, April 15.

Community Invited to Worship Music Celebration

Apr 4, 2011

"Made to Worship: Celebrating God's Greatness and Goodness" will feature a variety sacred music, hymns, choruses, spirituals, and praise songs.

Spring Instrumental Music Concert

Apr 4, 2011

Jazz Ensemble and Concert Band headline BC's Spring Instrumental Music Concert, Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel.

BC to Host Chick-fil-A Leadercast ('11)

Mar 29, 2011

John Maxwell, Robin Roberts, Dan Cathy, Mack Brown and other internationally known leaders coming to Bluefield College.

High School Speech Contest

Mar 28, 2011

The college will host its Second Annual High School Speech Contest, Saturday, April 30.

Truant Turned Tycoon to Share Testimony at BC

Mar 16, 2011

People are inspired not by people who have only experienced success, but by people who have known failure and succeeded in spite of it.

Pianistic Firebrand Coming to BC

Mar 15, 2011

World renowned pianist Alpin Hong, who brings Beatlemania to classic concert halls, will perform April 2.

BC Opens Pocahontas Community Center

Mar 11, 2011

Community invited to use facility for social and recreational events.

Prospective Students: Come Explore Your Passion

Mar 11, 2011

The college will open its doors to prospsective students during Spring Open House, March 25.

BC Mission Project to Restore Local Homes

Mar 9, 2011

Local low income homeowners to benefit from "Impact Virginia."

BC to Host Ceramics Workshop

Mar 9, 2011

Bluefield College will host a ceramic art workshop, open and free to the community and featuring ceramicist Josh Manning, Thursday, March 24 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Cox Visual Arts Center.   During the four-hour workshop, Manning will demonstrate a variety of throwing and altering ...