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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.

BC Students Visit Site of Matewan Massacre

Mar 26, 2012

Students in the criminal justice program at Bluefield College recently visited Matewan, West Virginia, to tour the site of the infamous Matewan Massacre, an historical event in law enforcement and labor relations.

Earning a BC Degree Against All Odds

Mar 23, 2012

Bluefield College inSPIRE degree completion students often testify to the extreme challenge of balancing school with work and family. The sacrifices, they say, are significant, and the odds are sometimes overwhelming, but they persevere, they keep the faith, and they overcome. The result: the ...

BC Music Launches Spring Tour

Mar 2, 2012

Bluefield College is taking its talented music students on the road.

BC Students Get $200,000 from Keesee

Mar 1, 2012

Bluefield College students will soon have access to more financial aid, thanks to the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund of Martinsville, Virginia, who recently awarded the school a $200,000 grant for student scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year.

inSPIRE Students Earn Academic Honors

Mar 1, 2012

Bluefield College has released its President's and Dean's Lists for the fall 2011 semester for students enrolled across the state in the school's inSPIRE adult degree completion program.

Art Students Inducted into Honor Society

Feb 27, 2012

Five outstanding art students at Bluefield College have been inducted into the school's Eta Zeta chapter of the Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Society.

Go Bowling to Benefit Lady Rams Softball

Feb 24, 2012

The Bluefield College women's softball team will host a night of bowling, Tuesday, February 28, to benefit the Lady Rams softball program.

BC Students Celebrate Black History

Feb 24, 2012

Bluefield College students are celebrating Black History Month with a series of lectures, musical performances, readings, discussions, films and other events designed to increase awareness of the accomplishments of African Americans throughout history.

Lecture Series Celebrates Appalachia

Feb 21, 2012

Bluefield College continues to celebrate the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia with its yearlong series of events titled "A Celebration of Appalachia."

BC Students 'Style Soles' for Needy Kids

Feb 17, 2012

Students at Bluefield College rallied together, February 9, to "style soles" and to provide new shoes for children in need.

Be the Author of BC's New Fight Song

Feb 15, 2012

Bluefield College is searching for an official fight song, and you can be the author.

'Thinking Like a Mountain' Art Exhibit at BC

Feb 10, 2012

Bluefield College will present "Thinking Like a Mountain: Creative Expressions of Concern for the Appalachian Mountains," an art exhibit by regional painters, poets and songwriters, February 17 through April 14.

Submit Your Works to BC's Bluestone Review (2012)

Feb 6, 2012

The Bluestone Review, the literary magazine published annually by Bluefield College students, is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2012 edition.

Sproles Scholarship to Aid BC Students

Feb 3, 2012

Students at Bluefield College now have access to even more financial aid, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Dr. John H. Sproles.

'Style Your Sole' with BC Students

Jan 27, 2012

Bluefield College students are on a mission to help provide new shoes to underprivileged kids who need them. During a "Style Your Sole" party, Thursday, February 9, BC students will come together to decorate TOMS Shoes for needy kids.

BC Students Rally for MLK Day of Service

Jan 25, 2012

Dozens of Bluefield College students, faculty and staff spent a day in service, Monday, January 16, as a tribute to the legacy of service of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Chinese Professor Offers Classes at BC

Jan 18, 2012

As part of its ongoing academic and cultural exchange with the Jiangsu Second Normal University in China, Bluefield College welcomes Professor Wang Zhaojun to campus this winter to teach courses and lead discussions for students and the community.

BC Kicks off Spring Coffeehouse Series

Jan 12, 2012

Bluefield College will launch its Spring Coffeehouse Series with the enchanting and emerging worship music of All Sons and Daughters, Wednesday, January 25.

Fall '11 President's, Dean's Lists Released

Jan 12, 2012

Bluefield College has released its President's and Dean's Lists for traditional students for the fall 2011 semester.

Students Rally for MLK Day of Service (2012)

Jan 6, 2012

Part of the Bluefield College mission is to be a Christ-centered college "in service to God and the community." Students, faculty and staff will live out that mission with a day of service, Monday, January 16, a tribute to the legacy of service of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Education Students Get Hands-on Training - Fall '11

Jan 6, 2012

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

100 Seniors Celebrate Winter Commencement

Dec 21, 2011

One hundred Bluefield College seniors accepted diplomas during the school's 20th Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 18.

Seniors to Celebrate Winter Commencement

Dec 9, 2011

One hundred Bluefield College seniors will accept diplomas during the school's 20th Annual Winter Commencement, Saturday, December 17 at 10 a.m. in Harman Chapel, featuring a keynote address from Virginia Senator Phillip Puckett and the presentation of Honorary Doctorate degrees to two ...

Chinese Students Visit Bluefield College - Fall '11

Dec 7, 2011

Bluefield College continued its academic and cultural exchange with the country of China this fall. For the fifth semester in a row, students from BC shared history, language, tradition and time with students from China as part of an international exchange program with the Jiangsu Second Normal ...

BC Athletes Named Character Champions 2011

Nov 10, 2011

When it comes to advancing character-driven intercollegiate athletics, Bluefield College is making the grade, according to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Students Crown 2011 Homecoming Court

Oct 20, 2011

Bluefield College students crowned the school's 2011 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 13-16.

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.

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.

Soccer Team Mixes Sport with Service

Sep 23, 2011

While the Bluefield College men's soccer team spent the final weeks of summer vacation preparing for a challenging fall 2011 season, the Rams also took time out to partner with Virginia Baptists to serve the community with two free kids' soccer camps in eastern Virginia.

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 Students Study Abroad in China: Spring '11

Aug 19, 2011

As part of its mission to prepare globally-minded students who impact the world, Bluefield College sent two of its students and a professor to China this summer for an academic and cultural exchange with the Jiangsu Second Normal University.

BC Welcomes National Merit Student

Aug 12, 2011

Bluefield College will welcome a National Merit student to campus this fall. National Merit Commended Student Anna Sale of Yadkinville, North Carolina, will become a part of BC's 2011 freshman class, further demonstrating the quality of the students choosing to attend the private Christian school.

BC Unveils Hip Social Network for New Students

Jul 26, 2011

New Bluefield College students are getting to know one another, even before they step foot on the BC campus, thanks to a cutting edge social network called BC Bound.

BC Earns National Award for Service 07-11

Jul 20, 2011

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

Shop for BC Gear in the New Online Bookstore

Jul 20, 2011

Want to stock up on BC apparel, Ram athletic gear, or gifts from your alma mater, but you can't make your way to the on-campus Bookstore?   We've got the answer: Bluefield College's new Online Bookstore, where shopping for your favorite BC merchandise is just a click away.   Shop online ...

BC Students Investigate Local Cold Case

Jun 27, 2011

Bluefield College students take a new look at a local cold case involving two murders.

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.

From Students to Teachers

Jun 1, 2011

Nine students in the Teacher Education Program at Bluefield College recently completed a semester of on-the-job training as student teachers in local school systems.

Students Named to President's, Dean's Lists - Spring '11

May 26, 2011

Bluefield College has released its President's and Dean's Lists for both traditional and inSPIRE degree completion students for the spring 2011 semester.