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Submit Your Works to BC's Bluestone Review (2014)

Jan 30, 2014

Bluefield College invites BC students and members of the community to submit works to the 21st edition of The Bluestone Review.

Students Rally for MLK Day of Service

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.

Voices Invited to Join Masterworks Chorale

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.

119 Seniors Celebrate Commencement

Dec 19, 2013

One hundred nineteen Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 22nd Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 14, in a program that featured a keynote address from Trudy Cathy White, daughter of Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy.

Second Semester Set for Master's Program

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 ...

School Violence and Campus Safety

Nov 22, 2013

At a time when school shootings are unfortunately more common and safety on a college campus a greater priority than ever before, a recent presentation on school violence and campus safety at Bluefield College was more than fitting and well received by students and administrators.

Students Showcase Artwork

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.

BC Theatre: Little Shop of Horrors

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.

Students Crown 2013 Homecoming Court

Oct 17, 2013

Bluefield College students crowned the school’s 2013 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 11.

Edu Students Spend Summer Teaching

Oct 11, 2013

Bluefield College students in the School of Education are accepting and filling local teaching positions as soon as they graduate from college or even before they graduate -- a sign of the value of a BC teacher education degree.

64 Students Make Professions of Faith

Oct 1, 2013

Sixty-four students made professions of faith during Bluefield College’s 22nd Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 25-27.

Football and More in Rams Home Opener

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.

BC Students Remember 9-11 with Service (2013)

Sep 19, 2013

Bluefield College students honored the memory of the victims of the tragic September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and paid tribute to the heroes who served the wounded that day by participating in a National Day of Service and Remembrance, Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

BC to Introduce New Ram Mascot

Sep 18, 2013

It’s official. The Bluefield College Ram mascot has a new name, and a winning one, too.

Make History: Join the BC Stadium Band

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, ...

Bickfords Create BC Scholarship Funds

Aug 20, 2013

Student-athletes, students from rural Virginia, and promising students with average grades are set to be the beneficiaries of two new Bluefield College scholarship funds,created by BC alumna Peggy Emert Bickford and her husband, Steven.

Free Classes in Chinese Culture, Language

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.

Rams, Food City Team up to Battle Hunger

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.

BC Students Study Abroad in China

Jul 25, 2013

Bluefield College students are learning about China, but not in a classroom on campus. Instead, the students are learning firsthand through trips to the Far East country.

Students Named to President's, Dean's Lists- Spring '13

Jun 26, 2013

Bluefield College has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the spring 2013 academic semester.

Education Students Get Hands-on Training (Spring '13)

Jun 6, 2013

When students in Bluefield College’s Teacher Education Program completed their studies and graduated this spring, they did so with more than just knowledge obtained from books or lectures.

BC Students on Mission in South Africa

May 30, 2013

While most college students took advantage of Spring Break 2013 to kick back and relax or even take a leisurely trip to the beach, students at Bluefield College used the time away from books and classes to work and serve.

BC Celebrates First Nursing Graduates

May 24, 2013

When Bluefield College seniors walked across the stage to accept their diplomas, Saturday, May 4, 2013, during the school’s traditional Spring Commencement, the ceremony signified more than just graduation for 122 BC students.

CRJ Students Graduate from Academy

May 21, 2013

Bluefield College criminal justice graduates Andrew Jarvis and Jeshua Harder are continuing their educational experience after BC.

Students Honored for Academic Excellence (2013)

May 17, 2013

Bluefield College recognized dozens of outstanding students for academic excellence during its year-end Honors Convocation, April 24.

BC Business Students Win State PBL Title

May 14, 2013

Students from Bluefield College’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), a national student business organization, recently competed in the PBL State Leadership Conference in Richmond, Virginia, and brought home a state title with more awards than any other college PBL team participating in the ...

Seniors Celebrate 91st Spring Commencement

May 10, 2013

One hundred twenty-two Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 91st Annual Spring Commencement, May 4, outside in the campus quad on a chilly spring day against the backdrop of the majestic East River Mountain.

BC Students Celebrate 35th Mud Pig Day

May 1, 2013

For the 35th year in a row, BC students took time out from classes to celebrate the culmination of another academic year with the time-honored activities of Mud Pig Day.

BC's 91st Annual Spring Commencement

Apr 30, 2013

One hundred twenty-two Bluefield College seniors will accept diplomas during the school’s 91st Annual Spring Commencement, Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m., outside in the campus quad against the backdrop of the majestic East River Mountain.

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 Pact Gives Students Study in Brazil

Mar 20, 2013

Bluefield College (BC) students may soon have the opportunity to study abroad in Brazil and to learn Latin American culture firsthand by hosting students from Brazil, thanks to a new partnership between BC and the Federal University of Para (UFPA).

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.

Missionary Shares Passion with Students

Mar 1, 2013

Lynn Yarbrough has a passion for missions. She has committed her life to mission work. In fact, she’s spent most of the last 20 years as a resident missionary in China, teaching English as a second language, helping grow a Christian church, and teaching Bible studies to the Chinese locals who ...

BC Athletes Named Character Champs

Mar 1, 2013

When it comes to advancing character-driven intercollegiate athletics, Bluefield College champions the cause, according to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), who recently named BC a Champions of Character Five Star Institution.

Students 'Style Soles' for Needy Kids (2013)

Feb 19, 2013

Bluefield College students rallied together, February 12, to “style soles” and to provide new shoes for children in need.

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.

Students Celebrate Black History

Feb 14, 2013

Just like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. encouraged listeners of the Civil Rights Movement to persevere against the adversaries of justice and equality, Dr. Felica Wooten Williams challenged Bluefield College students to “press on” in the face of the trials of their day.

Students Named to Fall '12 President's, Dean's Lists

Feb 8, 2013

Bluefield College has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall 2012 semester.

'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.

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.

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 ...

Chinese Students Visit Bluefield College (Fall 2012)

Dec 19, 2012

As part of its ongoing academic and cultural exchange with the country and people of China, Bluefield College welcomed four Chinese students and a Chinese professor to campus to study and teach during the fall 2012 semester.

Kaine Keynotes BC Commencement

Dec 19, 2012

Ninety-six Bluefield College seniors received baccalaureate degrees during the school’s 21st Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 15, in a program that featured a keynote address from former Virginia governor and U.S. senator-elect Tim Kaine.

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?

'Hope' for Domestic Violence Victims

Dec 5, 2012

Bluefield College employees, along with members of the school’s women’s basketball team, are helping females who escape domestic violence situations find hope in the aftermath through a community outreach project called “Baskets of Hope.”

Teacher Ed Students Get on the Job Training

Dec 5, 2012

This fall, Bluefield College Teacher Education seniors are finishing their studies at BC by experiencing what it’s actually like to teach in a classroom setting.

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 ...