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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

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

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 ...

Study Says BC Grads Are High Earners

Nov 15, 2012

A wages report for Virginia college graduates completed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) says that Bluefield College graduates earn some of the highest salaries in the state.

Students Crown 2012 Homecoming Court

Nov 15, 2012

Bluefield College students crowned the school’s 2012 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 26.

Frye Kicks Cancer, Now Footballs for BC

Nov 1, 2012

Caleb Frye, a freshman kicker for the Rams has a football revival story that is somewhat similar to Bluefield College's.

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.

The City Harmonic Coming to BC

Oct 25, 2012

Contemporary Christian music’s hottest new band of 2011, The City Harmonic, is bringing its award-winning infectious music to Bluefield College, Thursday, November 8.

BC Students Named Beazley Scholars

Oct 17, 2012

Six outstanding students from Bluefield College were recently recognized by the Beazley Foundation and the Virginia College Fund (VCF) for their academic achievement and student leadership.

100 Students Make Professions of Faith

Sep 28, 2012

More than 100 students made professions of faith during Bluefield College’s 21st Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 26-28.

Criminal Justice Students Get Hands-on Training

Sep 25, 2012

Learning law enforcement in BC's criminal justice program doesn't just happen in the classroom.

Rickett a Veteran on and off Field

Aug 24, 2012

At 22, Jeremy Rickett is a veteran on the football field for the Bluefield College Rams. He’s also a veteran away from the field.

BC Students Study Abroad in China 2012

Aug 22, 2012

As part of its ongoing academic and cultural exchange with the country and people of China, Bluefield College sent four students and a professor to study and teach at the Jiangsu Second Normal University in May 2012.

Bellarive Coffeehouse Keys BC Welcome Week

Aug 13, 2012

When Bluefield College students return to campus for the fall 2012 semester, they’ll do so with a host of Welcome Week activities planned to celebrate the start of a new academic year, including a Coffeehouse concert with contemporary Christian music band Bellarive.

VCF Grant Brings Scholarships to BC

Jul 18, 2012

Students at Bluefield College will have access to even more financial aid this year, thanks to a $121,416 grant from the Virginia College Fund.

Changing Lives with Charity and Water

Jun 28, 2012

“Every time you take a sip of clean water, someone dies of unclean water somewhere in the world.” That’s the profound statement that stirs the heart of Bluefield College student J.D. Taylor.

Students Use Art to Share Faith in Romania

Jun 27, 2012

Integrating faith and learning is a major part of the Bluefield College mission. That’s why this past spring a group of BC students used the gifts they’ve obtained from the art classroom to share their faith with Gypsy children in Romania.

Students Named to Spring '12 Dean's List

Jun 13, 2012

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

High School Students Win Full Rides to BC

Jun 13, 2012

Bluefield College recently hosted some of the region’s most outstanding high school students, who competed for full scholarships to attend the private Christian college as part of the school’s spring Presidential Scholars Day.

BC Students Serve on Mission in New York

Jun 8, 2012

As part of Bluefield College’s mission to be Christ-centered and in service to God and the community, eight BC students took advantage of their Spring Break in March to work with at-risk kids in an afterschool program in New York City.

BC Earns National Award for Service '12

Jun 6, 2012

For the fifth year in a row, Bluefield College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service efforts.

126 Seniors Earn Diplomas

May 15, 2012

One hundred twenty-six Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school’s 90th Annual Spring Commencement, May 5, outside in the campus quad against the backdrop of the majestic East River Mountain.

BC Biology Students Celebrate Earth Day

May 14, 2012

As part of Earth Day 2012, a group of Bluefield College biology students participated in a tree-planting project on campus to reestablish the great American chestnut tree in southwest Virginia.

Students Earn Academic Honors (2012)

May 8, 2012

Bluefield College recognized dozens of outstanding students for academic excellence during its year-end Honors Convocation, April 25.

Education Students: Learning First-hand

May 3, 2012

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

BC Business Students Win 34 Awards

May 1, 2012

Students from Bluefield College’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), a national business student organization, recently competed in the PBL State Leadership Conference in Richmond, Virginia, and brought home 34 awards -- more than any other college PBL team participating in the statewide academic ...

Students Celebrate 34th Mud Pig Day

Apr 26, 2012

“Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers” may be the unofficial creed of the United States Postal Service, but it just as well might be the motto of Bluefield College students when it comes to celebrating the school’s longstanding year-end tradition of Mud ...

Prospects Compete for BC Scholarships

Apr 25, 2012

Bluefield College recently hosted some of the region’s most outstanding high school students in a competition for full scholarships to attend the private Christian college.

Students to Celebrate 34th Mud Pig Day

Apr 17, 2012

A greasy waterslide. A murky mud pit. Unique competitions. Mouth-watering food. 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 to Bring the World to Students

Apr 4, 2012

Bluefield College will host a weeklong series of lectures, films, discussions and other activities designed to increase global cultural awareness and to "bring the world to BC students and the community."

Art Students Plan Spring Show

Mar 28, 2012

The works of Bluefield College art students will be on display during a year-end art show on campus, April 16-26.

BC Awards Williams Scholarship

Mar 26, 2012

Bluefield College recently awarded its Elbert F. and Sheridan L. Williams Scholarship to Princeton, West Virginia's Amanda Grimmett Inman.